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 17 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 536 478 518
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +40
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 60 104 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 72 56
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£420 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £312 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £748 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £393
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +27.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -54 58 £420 -7.80% 29
London -26 30 £435 -4.39% 13
North West - 9 £308 - 4
City of London +9 6 £443 -2.74% 5
Cheshire - 6 £264 -
East of England -18 5 £250 +6.38%
South East -9 4 £269 -43.47% 2
West Midlands -15 4 £425 +6.25% 2
Berkshire +7 3 £325 -21.21% 1
South West - 3 £775 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Reading +11 2 - - 1
East Midlands +5 2 £425 -16.87% 2
Scotland - 2 £420 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £425 - 1
Manchester - 2 £375 - 1
Swindon - 2 £600 -
Peterborough +10 1 - -
South Yorkshire +6 1 £500 +70.21%
Yorkshire +1 1 £500 +70.21% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £212 -
Hook - 1 £212 -
Bristol - 1 £1,100 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £420 -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Hull - - - -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 44 (29.93%) Finance
2 43 (29.25%) Project Management
3 33 (22.45%) Degree
4 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (16.33%) Information Management
6 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 20 (13.61%) PRINCE2
8 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
8 19 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (12.24%) Business Analysis
9 18 (12.24%) People Management
10 16 (10.88%) Banking
10 16 (10.88%) MS Project
10 16 (10.88%) SQL
11 15 (10.20%) Management Information System
11 15 (10.20%) Risk Management
11 15 (10.20%) Change Management
11 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
12 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
12 13 (8.84%) MS Office
12 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
14 11 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (7.48%) Marketing
14 11 (7.48%) TOGAF
14 11 (7.48%) NHS
15 10 (6.80%) ITIL
15 10 (6.80%) Critical Path Analysis

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (5.44%) SAS
2 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.88%) MS Project
3 13 (8.84%) MS Office
4 6 (4.08%) SPSS
4 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.04%) AutoCAD
6 3 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.40%) Wireless
2 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.72%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) SSL
3 3 (2.04%) SAN
4 2 (1.36%) LAN
4 2 (1.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.68%) DMZ
5 1 (0.68%) DSL
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) XMLSpy
1 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (29.93%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Banking
3 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.48%) Marketing
5 9 (6.12%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.40%) Publishing
6 5 (3.40%) Retail
7 3 (2.04%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.04%) Legal
8 2 (1.36%) Advertising
8 2 (1.36%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Architect
2 27 (18.37%) Analyst
3 21 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.88%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.84%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Project Planner
7 8 (5.44%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.08%) Consultant
8 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.40%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) NHS Business Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) Designer
10 4 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.04%) Service Manager
11 3 (2.04%) Information Analyst
11 3 (2.04%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.04%) Security Manager
11 3 (2.04%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) XML
1 3 (2.04%) Middleware
2 2 (1.36%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) XSD
3 1 (0.68%) XSLT
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.48%) NHS
4 5 (3.40%) Statistics
4 5 (3.40%) Open Source
5 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.04%) Informatics
6 3 (2.04%) PMI
6 3 (2.04%) GIS
6 3 (2.04%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.36%) Social Media
7 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.36%) CESG
7 2 (1.36%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.68%) e-Health
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.76%) Linux
2 6 (4.08%) Windows
3 2 (1.36%) UNIX
4 1 (0.68%) VME
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) pSOS
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) Project Management
2 24 (16.33%) Information Management
3 20 (13.61%) PRINCE2
4 19 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.24%) Business Analysis
5 18 (12.24%) People Management
6 15 (10.20%) Risk Management
6 15 (10.20%) Change Management
7 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.48%) TOGAF
10 10 (6.80%) ITIL
10 10 (6.80%) Critical Path Analysis
11 8 (5.44%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.44%) Analytics
12 7 (4.76%) Market Research
12 7 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.88%) SQL
2 3 (2.04%) Java
3 2 (1.36%) Scala
3 2 (1.36%) C
4 1 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Degree
2 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.40%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.04%) CISSP
6 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) CEH
7 1 (0.68%) MAPM
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.72%) Puppet
2 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle
3 3 (2.04%) Google
3 3 (2.04%) Mapinfo
4 2 (1.36%) Tableau
4 2 (1.36%) Citrix
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco
4 2 (1.36%) SAP
4 2 (1.36%) VMware
5 1 (0.68%) Sybase
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) CA
5 1 (0.68%) webMethods
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
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