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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 524 470 509
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +39
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 68 100 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 65 23
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£481 £474 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £670 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £470 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -59 65 £475 - 26
London +11 45 £481 +1.31% 6
City of London +4 8 £525 -4.54% 3
North West -18 6 £395 -41.48% 1
South East -47 6 £376 -27.64% 7
Surrey -5 4 £376 -27.99%
East of England -7 4 - - 4
Hertfordshire +10 3 - - 2
Manchester -10 3 £388 - 1
Watford - 3 - -
Reading +18 2 - - 1
East Midlands +4 2 - - 1
Cheshire 0 2 £265 -60.37%
Berkshire -7 2 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -13 1 - - 1
South West -27 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Leicester - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Woking - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (36.50%) Finance
2 47 (34.31%) Project Management
3 31 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.98%) MS Excel
4 26 (18.98%) Degree
5 25 (18.25%) PRINCE2
5 25 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (17.52%) MS Project
7 23 (16.79%) ITIL
7 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
8 18 (13.14%) MS Office
9 16 (11.68%) Critical Path Analysis
10 15 (10.95%) Banking
10 15 (10.95%) Change Management
11 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
12 11 (8.03%) Retail
12 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
13 10 (7.30%) Marketing
13 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
13 10 (7.30%) Advertising
13 10 (7.30%) Service Delivery
13 10 (7.30%) People Management
13 10 (7.30%) Coaching
14 9 (6.57%) Analytics
14 9 (6.57%) Java
14 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.57%) Migration
14 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (2.19%) MS Project Server
1 3 (2.19%) Node.js
2 1 (0.73%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (18.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.52%) MS Project
3 18 (13.14%) MS Office
4 8 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) HTTP
1 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.92%) SSL
2 2 (1.46%) LAN
2 2 (1.46%) WAN
3 1 (0.73%) DMZ
3 1 (0.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) DSL
3 1 (0.73%) Wireless
3 1 (0.73%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.19%) Redis
2 3 (2.19%) Big Data
2 3 (2.19%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.46%) Essbase
3 2 (1.46%) OLAP
3 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.73%) DataStage
4 1 (0.73%) MS Access
4 1 (0.73%) QlikView
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.73%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (36.50%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Banking
3 11 (8.03%) Retail
4 10 (7.30%) Advertising
4 10 (7.30%) Marketing
4 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Publishing
7 2 (1.46%) Law
7 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Automotive
8 1 (0.73%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.73%) Local Government
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Analyst
2 21 (15.33%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.14%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.95%) Architect
5 8 (5.84%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (5.11%) Business Manager
7 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (3.65%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.65%) Consultant
8 5 (3.65%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Project Planner
9 4 (2.92%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.19%) Head of Service Management
10 3 (2.19%) Planning Manager
10 3 (2.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.19%) Programme Planner
10 3 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.19%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.46%) XML
2 2 (1.46%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.73%) HTML5
3 1 (0.73%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.73%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) CSS3
3 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.11%) Video on Demand
4 6 (4.38%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.65%) NHS
5 5 (3.65%) User Experience
6 4 (2.92%) Open Source
7 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.19%) Social Media
7 3 (2.19%) PMI
8 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.46%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.73%) DataPower
9 1 (0.73%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.73%) NPfIT
9 1 (0.73%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.38%) Windows
2 4 (2.92%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.73%) Android
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.31%) Project Management
2 31 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.25%) PRINCE2
4 23 (16.79%) ITIL
5 16 (11.68%) Critical Path Analysis
6 15 (10.95%) Change Management
7 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.30%) Service Delivery
9 10 (7.30%) Coaching
9 10 (7.30%) People Management
10 9 (6.57%) Analytics
10 9 (6.57%) Migration
10 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.11%) Service Management
13 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.38%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.57%) Java
2 5 (3.65%) SQL
3 2 (1.46%) VB
3 2 (1.46%) Python
4 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.73%) Perl
4 1 (0.73%) C
4 1 (0.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (18.98%) Degree
2 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.65%) MCTS
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.19%) PMP
7 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.46%) MBA
7 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.73%) CISSP
8 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.73%) CEH
8 1 (0.73%) ACCA
8 1 (0.73%) CISM
8 1 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.73%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) COBIT
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.73%) BS15000
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Firmware
2 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.73%) XenApp
2 1 (0.73%) XenServer
2 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 3 (2.19%) Nagios
2 3 (2.19%) Ansible
3 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.73%) Nessus
4 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.19%) Citrix
2 3 (2.19%) VMware
2 3 (2.19%) Tableau
3 2 (1.46%) Google
3 2 (1.46%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.73%) HP
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle
4 1 (0.73%) SAP
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco
4 1 (0.73%) IBM
4 1 (0.73%) Facebook
4 1 (0.73%) Omniture
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