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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Management
Rank 586 586 553
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 7 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.031% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
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£500 £283 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.99% -51.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £234 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £283 £600
% change year-on-year
+59.29% -52.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
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
Top 24 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 17 April 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 -8 6 £500 +108.33% 1
South East -18 4 £450 +65.13%
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
London +3 2 £550 -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Rayleigh - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (43.48%) NHS
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (21.74%) Workflow
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Informatics

Strategic Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Director
5 1 (4.35%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) NHS
2 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Informatics
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
2 5 (21.74%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) SOA
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) HP