The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Management over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Management
Rank 615 592 574
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 18 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.042% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
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£345 £488 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £310 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £625 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £475 £775
% change year-on-year
-27.36% -38.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.23

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Strategic Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Strategic Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Strategic Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK.

Strategic Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Strategic Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Strategic Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Strategic Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK.

Strategic Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Strategic Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Strategic Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Strategic Management
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 18 £345 -18.34% 11
North West -31 3 £300 - 2
South West - 3 £190 - 1
West Midlands - 3 - - 3
East Midlands - 3 £390 -
Bristol - 3 £190 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £390 -
Manchester - 3 £300 -
East of England +7 2 £488 -
London +3 2 - - 3
South East -26 2 £338 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
Berkshire -4 1 £250 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 £250 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Strategic Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Strategic Management.

1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
4 5 (17.24%) IT Asset Management
4 5 (17.24%) User Stories
5 4 (13.79%) Velocity
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Back Office
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (10.34%) Data Management

Strategic Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Strategic Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Strategic Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Coach
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) PMO Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Velocity
2 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Scrum
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
2 5 (17.24%) User Stories
2 5 (17.24%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Budget Control
4 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Line Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) APMP
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Tableau
3 2 (6.90%) HP
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