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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 551 537 501
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 77 77 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 47
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £581 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £625
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -48.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.95%

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
44265 41665 38267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.74% 76.13% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28672 25746 23202
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 £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1180 1104
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 75 £450 -1.63% 42
London -20 37 £550 +12.24% 22
South East -7 18 £375 +15.38% 6
City of London -15 8 £550 +15.18% 9
Leeds - 7 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £350 - 2
South West +2 6 £450 - 2
Berkshire 0 6 £375 +15.38%
Wiltshire +4 5 £450 -25.00%
Reading -5 4 - -
Croydon - 3 £500 -
Kent - 3 £425 -
West Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Warwickshire +1 2 - -
Canary Wharf -6 2 - -
Manchester -11 2 £475 +72.72% 5
North West -23 2 £475 +72.72% 6
Uxbridge - 2 £200 -
Oxford - 2 £316 - 1
East of England +2 1 - - 2
Swindon -2 1 £450 -25.00%
Scotland -4 1 £375 -10.71% 3
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Derbyshire -5 1 - -
Hampshire -5 1 - -
East Midlands -11 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £550 -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 57 (32.02%) Finance
2 47 (26.40%) Project Management
3 31 (17.42%) ITIL
4 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
5 27 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (14.61%) Degree
7 25 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (14.04%) PRINCE2
7 25 (14.04%) SQL
8 23 (12.92%) MS Excel
9 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (11.80%) Management Information System
11 19 (10.67%) MS Office
11 19 (10.67%) Oracle
12 18 (10.11%) Data Centre
12 18 (10.11%) Network Security
13 17 (9.55%) Telecoms
13 17 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (8.43%) MS Project
14 15 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (7.87%) WAN
15 14 (7.87%) Cisco
15 14 (7.87%) PMI Certification
16 13 (7.30%) SAP
16 13 (7.30%) Banking
16 13 (7.30%) Retail
16 13 (7.30%) Firewall
17 12 (6.74%) Business Analysis
17 12 (6.74%) VPN
17 12 (6.74%) CRM

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.81%) SAS
2 5 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.69%) Lync
4 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.67%) MS Office
3 15 (8.43%) MS Project
4 7 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.69%) Maya
6 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.56%) Primavera
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Yammer
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.56%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.11%) Network Security
2 14 (7.87%) WAN
3 13 (7.30%) Firewall
4 12 (6.74%) VPN
5 10 (5.62%) LAN
5 10 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (4.49%) SSL
8 7 (3.93%) NX-OS
9 5 (2.81%) Wireless
10 4 (2.25%) VLAN
10 4 (2.25%) DNS
10 4 (2.25%) DHCP
10 4 (2.25%) VoIP
10 4 (2.25%) WLAN
11 3 (1.69%) LDAP
11 3 (1.69%) ISDN
11 3 (1.69%) MPLS
11 3 (1.69%) H.323
11 3 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.25%) Big Data
3 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.25%) MS Access
4 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.56%) DataStage
6 1 (0.56%) QlikView
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) Kiln
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (32.02%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.30%) Banking
3 13 (7.30%) Retail
4 10 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.06%) Marketing
6 7 (3.93%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Front Office
7 3 (1.69%) Back Office
7 3 (1.69%) Games
8 2 (1.12%) Advertising
8 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 40 (22.47%) Architect
2 19 (10.67%) Analyst
3 14 (7.87%) Programme Manager
4 12 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (3.93%) Developer
6 7 (3.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.37%) Project Planner
7 6 (3.37%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.37%) Consultant
7 6 (3.37%) Data Architect
7 6 (3.37%) Network Engineer
8 5 (2.81%) Service Manager
8 5 (2.81%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.25%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.25%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.25%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (2.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.25%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) .NET
2 5 (2.81%) Middleware
3 4 (2.25%) HTML
3 4 (2.25%) CSS
4 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.69%) XMPP
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.56%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.56%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.56%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.56%) XSLT
5 1 (0.56%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.80%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.11%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.37%) Statistics
5 6 (3.37%) NHS
5 6 (3.37%) User Experience
6 5 (2.81%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.69%) CMDB
7 3 (1.69%) PMI
7 3 (1.69%) iPad
7 3 (1.69%) BYOD
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) VLE
8 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) FMCG
9 1 (0.56%) DataPower
9 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.62%) Windows
2 8 (4.49%) UNIX
3 6 (3.37%) Linux
4 4 (2.25%) MVS
4 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.69%) VME
5 3 (1.69%) Android
5 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.40%) Project Management
2 31 (17.42%) ITIL
3 27 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (14.04%) PRINCE2
5 17 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (6.74%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.74%) Business Analysis
7 12 (6.74%) CRM
8 11 (6.18%) Workflow
9 10 (5.62%) Programme Management
9 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.62%) Service Management
10 9 (5.06%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.06%) Coaching
10 9 (5.06%) Analytics
10 9 (5.06%) Data Architecture
11 8 (4.49%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.04%) SQL
2 6 (3.37%) Java
3 4 (2.25%) C#
3 4 (2.25%) VB
4 3 (1.69%) Python
4 3 (1.69%) C
4 3 (1.69%) Perl
4 3 (1.69%) Scala
5 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) C++
5 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.61%) Degree
2 14 (7.87%) PMI Certification
3 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (6.18%) PMP
5 10 (5.62%) CCNP
5 10 (5.62%) CISSP
5 10 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.93%) CCSP
6 7 (3.93%) CCDP
6 7 (3.93%) CCSA
6 7 (3.93%) CCSE
7 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.37%) CCNA
7 6 (3.37%) MCTS
8 4 (2.25%) CCIE
9 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.69%) ISSAP
9 3 (1.69%) CCVP
9 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) HIPAA
2 6 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
4 2 (1.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) COSO
5 1 (0.56%) P3O
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) XenServer
5 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.67%) Oracle
3 14 (7.87%) Cisco
4 13 (7.30%) SAP
5 12 (6.74%) Nokia
6 10 (5.62%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.06%) F5
8 7 (3.93%) Fortinet
8 7 (3.93%) TippingPoint
8 7 (3.93%) Tufin
8 7 (3.93%) McAfee
8 7 (3.93%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.93%) Juniper
9 5 (2.81%) Mantas
9 5 (2.81%) Actimize
9 5 (2.81%) Norkom
10 4 (2.25%) Citrix
10 4 (2.25%) VMware
10 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.25%) Anaplan
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