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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 503 499 500
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 93 96 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 32
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£456 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £550 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £495 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.33%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
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 £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -22 92 £450 -5.26% 43
London -8 42 £500 +5.26% 16
South East +6 16 £425 +30.76% 9
North West -19 13 £575 +16.16% 7
Leeds - 10 £343 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £343 - 1
Yorkshire - 10 £343 - 2
City of London +9 9 £425 -15.00% 3
Lancashire - 9 £613 -
Blackpool - 9 £613 -
Berkshire +6 5 £255 -21.53%
Reading +4 4 £255 -49.00%
Croydon - 4 £500 -
Kent +4 3 £425 - 2
Manchester -5 3 £475 +72.72% 2
West Midlands -8 3 £400 -20.00% 2
East of England - 3 £200 - 4
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 -
Middlesex +7 2 £444 +86.84%
East Midlands -3 2 £350 - 1
Nottingham -3 2 £350 -
North East -5 2 £800 - 1
Nottinghamshire -9 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £525 -
Warwickshire - 2 £400 -
South West +5 1 - -
Warrington -12 1 £525 +1.94%
Cheshire -17 1 £525 +1.94% 4
East Sussex - 1 - -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (29.66%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) Degree
3 27 (18.62%) Project Management
4 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.17%) SQL
5 22 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 20 (13.79%) Management Information System
8 19 (13.10%) ITIL
9 16 (11.03%) Business Analysis
10 15 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 15 (10.34%) CRM
11 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
12 13 (8.97%) Change Management
13 12 (8.28%) SAP
13 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (7.59%) Marketing
14 11 (7.59%) MS Office
14 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.59%) Performance Management
15 10 (6.90%) PMI Certification
15 10 (6.90%) Oracle
15 10 (6.90%) Java
15 10 (6.90%) Retail
16 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
16 9 (6.21%) Windows
16 9 (6.21%) MS Project
16 9 (6.21%) Service Management

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (4.14%) SAS
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.38%) Lync
4 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.59%) MS Office
3 9 (6.21%) MS Project
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Yammer
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.69%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Network Security
2 7 (4.83%) LAN
3 6 (4.14%) WAN
4 5 (3.45%) Firewall
4 5 (3.45%) VPN
5 3 (2.07%) Internet
5 3 (2.07%) SSL
5 3 (2.07%) DNS
5 3 (2.07%) DHCP
6 2 (1.38%) LDAP
6 2 (1.38%) HTTP
6 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.38%) VoIP
6 2 (1.38%) WLAN
6 2 (1.38%) MPLS
6 2 (1.38%) SAN
6 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.38%) Wireless
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (2.76%) MS Access
1 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
1 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.38%) QlikView
2 2 (1.38%) MariaDB
2 2 (1.38%) Redis
2 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.69%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) Big Data
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) DataStage
3 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) Kiln
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (29.66%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Marketing
3 10 (6.90%) Retail
4 8 (5.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (5.52%) Banking
4 8 (5.52%) Legal
4 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Front Office
6 4 (2.76%) Advertising
7 3 (2.07%) Games
7 3 (2.07%) Local Government
8 2 (1.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.69%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 36 (24.83%) Architect
2 22 (15.17%) Analyst
3 11 (7.59%) Business Manager
3 11 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 6 (4.14%) Developer
5 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.14%) Technical Architect
5 6 (4.14%) Relationships Manager
6 5 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 5 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 5 (3.45%) Project Planner
7 4 (2.76%) SAP Architect
7 4 (2.76%) MI Analyst
7 4 (2.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (2.76%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (2.76%) Senior Architect
8 3 (2.07%) Head of Service Management
8 3 (2.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.07%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 5 (3.45%) Middleware
2 5 (3.45%) HTML
3 4 (2.76%) CSS
4 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.38%) XMPP
4 2 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.69%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.69%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.69%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.14%) User Experience
6 5 (3.45%) Statistics
6 5 (3.45%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.76%) PMI
7 4 (2.76%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.38%) NHS
9 2 (1.38%) GIS
9 2 (1.38%) VLE
9 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.38%) iPad
9 2 (1.38%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.69%) DataPower
10 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.69%) FMCG
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.21%) Windows
2 7 (4.83%) UNIX
3 6 (4.14%) Linux
4 4 (2.76%) MVS
4 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.07%) VME
5 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.38%) Android
6 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.62%) Project Management
2 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.10%) ITIL
5 16 (11.03%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 15 (10.34%) CRM
7 13 (8.97%) Change Management
8 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (7.59%) Performance Management
10 9 (6.21%) Service Management
10 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.21%) Data Architecture
10 9 (6.21%) Analytics
11 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.52%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.52%) Workflow
12 7 (4.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.17%) SQL
2 10 (6.90%) Java
3 6 (4.14%) VB
4 4 (2.76%) C#
5 3 (2.07%) Scala
6 2 (1.38%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (20.69%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.83%) PMP
3 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) ISSAP
5 3 (2.07%) MCTS
5 3 (2.07%) CISSP
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.38%) ACCA
6 2 (1.38%) CIMA
6 2 (1.38%) MBA
7 1 (0.69%) APMP
7 1 (0.69%) CCSE
7 1 (0.69%) CCSA
7 1 (0.69%) CIPD
7 1 (0.69%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.38%) XenServer
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Nagios
1 2 (1.38%) Ansible
1 2 (1.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.28%) SAP
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle
4 5 (3.45%) Mantas
4 5 (3.45%) Actimize
4 5 (3.45%) Norkom
4 5 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.76%) Cisco
5 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.76%) VMware
5 4 (2.76%) Anaplan
6 3 (2.07%) Citrix
6 3 (2.07%) IBM
7 2 (1.38%) Siebel
7 2 (1.38%) Nokia
7 2 (1.38%) Apple
7 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.38%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.38%) F5
8 1 (0.69%) Tableau
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