The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 512 522 503
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 96 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 36
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £290 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £574 £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £538
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -39.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%

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
43377 40891 36780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.51% 75.98% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27946 25555 22092
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1209 1083
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -3 94 £475 -1.34% 28
London -6 45 £500 - 14
Leeds - 15 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 15 £363 -
Yorkshire - 15 £363 - 1
North West -11 13 £575 +109.09% 1
South East -9 11 £425 +30.76% 3
Lancashire - 9 £613 -
Blackpool - 9 £613 -
City of London -9 8 £463 -11.90% 5
Croydon - 7 £500 -
South West -7 3 £500 +17.64% 1
Manchester -10 3 £475 +72.72% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
Kent - 3 £425 -
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Wiltshire -2 2 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands -6 2 £400 -13.51% 1
East Midlands -13 2 £350 - 2
North East -19 2 £800 -
Middlesex +3 1 £425 +78.94%
Swindon +1 1 £450 -25.00%
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Derbyshire -7 1 - -
Nottingham -7 1 £350 - 1
Cheshire -14 1 £525 +100.00%
Nottinghamshire -14 1 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear -21 1 £800 -
Isle of Man - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Strategic Planning 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 Planning.

1 49 (30.82%) Finance
2 38 (23.90%) Project Management
3 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.61%) Degree
5 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (15.09%) ITIL
8 23 (14.47%) Management Information System
9 22 (13.84%) PRINCE2
9 22 (13.84%) SQL
9 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (11.95%) MS Excel
11 16 (10.06%) MS Office
11 16 (10.06%) Oracle
12 15 (9.43%) CRM
12 15 (9.43%) Business Analysis
13 14 (8.81%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (8.81%) MS Project
14 13 (8.18%) Retail
14 13 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.55%) Mentoring
15 12 (7.55%) Network Security
15 12 (7.55%) Data Centre
15 12 (7.55%) PMI Certification
15 12 (7.55%) SAP
16 11 (6.92%) Change Management
16 11 (6.92%) Marketing
17 10 (6.29%) Programme Management
17 10 (6.29%) Service Management
17 10 (6.29%) Windows

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Strategic Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) SAS
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.89%) Lync
4 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.06%) MS Office
3 14 (8.81%) MS Project
4 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Yammer
2 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.63%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.55%) Network Security
2 9 (5.66%) LAN
3 6 (3.77%) WAN
3 6 (3.77%) Firewall
4 5 (3.14%) VPN
5 4 (2.52%) DNS
5 4 (2.52%) WLAN
5 4 (2.52%) DHCP
5 4 (2.52%) Wireless
5 4 (2.52%) VLAN
6 3 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.89%) LDAP
6 3 (1.89%) VoIP
6 3 (1.89%) MPLS
7 2 (1.26%) SSL
7 2 (1.26%) SAN
7 2 (1.26%) Internet
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.52%) MS Access
2 4 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.63%) Redis
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.63%) DataStage
5 1 (0.63%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.63%) Kiln
General
1 49 (30.82%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Retail
3 11 (6.92%) Marketing
4 9 (5.66%) Banking
5 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.03%) Legal
6 7 (4.40%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.89%) Front Office
8 3 (1.89%) Games
9 2 (1.26%) Advertising
9 2 (1.26%) Back Office
9 2 (1.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.63%) Billing
10 1 (0.63%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.16%) Architect
2 18 (11.32%) Analyst
3 13 (8.18%) Programme Manager
3 13 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (5.03%) Business Manager
5 7 (4.40%) Developer
5 7 (4.40%) Project Manager
6 6 (3.77%) Project Planner
6 6 (3.77%) Technical Architect
6 6 (3.77%) Data Architect
6 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (3.14%) Relationships Manager
7 5 (3.14%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.14%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.52%) MI Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) SAP Architect
8 4 (2.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.52%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) .NET
2 5 (3.14%) Middleware
2 5 (3.14%) HTML
3 4 (2.52%) CSS
4 3 (1.89%) XMPP
5 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.63%) XSLT
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.63%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (0.63%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.63%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.63%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Management Information System
2 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.40%) User Experience
5 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.14%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.14%) NHS
6 5 (3.14%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.14%) Statistics
7 3 (1.89%) PMI
7 3 (1.89%) iPad
8 2 (1.26%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.26%) VLE
8 2 (1.26%) GIS
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.63%) BYOD
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.03%) UNIX
3 7 (4.40%) Linux
4 4 (2.52%) MVS
4 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.89%) VME
5 3 (1.89%) Android
5 3 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) Project Management
2 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.09%) ITIL
5 22 (13.84%) PRINCE2
6 15 (9.43%) CRM
6 15 (9.43%) Business Analysis
7 14 (8.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.92%) Change Management
11 10 (6.29%) Service Management
11 10 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.29%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.29%) Performance Management
12 9 (5.66%) Data Architecture
12 9 (5.66%) Analytics
12 9 (5.66%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.03%) Workflow
13 8 (5.03%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.84%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) Java
3 4 (2.52%) C#
3 4 (2.52%) VB
4 3 (1.89%) Python
4 3 (1.89%) Perl
4 3 (1.89%) Scala
5 2 (1.26%) C
6 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (17.61%) Degree
2 12 (7.55%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.66%) PMP
3 9 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.77%) MCTS
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) CISSP
6 3 (1.89%) ISSAP
6 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.26%) ACCA
7 2 (1.26%) CIMA
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.26%) CCIE
7 2 (1.26%) CCNP
7 2 (1.26%) APMP
7 2 (1.26%) CIPD
7 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) SLA
3 2 (1.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) COSO
4 1 (0.63%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) XenServer
4 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.63%) Ansible
1 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.06%) Oracle
3 12 (7.55%) SAP
4 7 (4.40%) Cisco
5 5 (3.14%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.14%) VMware
5 5 (3.14%) Mantas
5 5 (3.14%) Actimize
5 5 (3.14%) Norkom
6 4 (2.52%) Anaplan
6 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.52%) Citrix
7 3 (1.89%) IBM
7 3 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.26%) F5
8 2 (1.26%) Siebel
8 2 (1.26%) Nokia
8 2 (1.26%) Apple
8 2 (1.26%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.63%) Tripwire
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