The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 565 578 573
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 92 83 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 43 29
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £307 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £745 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.85 £27.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -11.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 - -

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
44464 46364 44152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 81.04% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29448 30320 27616
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1150 1283 1207
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 86 £438 -7.89% 13
London -19 27 £488 -17.02% 3
East of England +21 20 £275 -
Essex +21 20 £275 -
South East +7 15 £515 +37.33% 3
Basildon - 15 £275 -
North West - 10 £556 -
South West +11 9 £400 -18.36% 2
Berkshire +8 8 £450 +5.88%
Reading +13 6 £508 +6.84%
Scotland +11 4 £545 +61.48% 2
West Midlands -22 4 £405 - 2
Merseyside - 4 £225 -
Wiltshire +11 3 £700 +55.55%
Devon - 3 £388 -
Plymouth - 3 £388 -
Swindon - 3 £700 -
Stirling - 3 £545 -
Hampshire +15 2 - -
Kent - 2 £563 -
Lancashire - 2 £594 -
Birmingham - 2 £459 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 £350 -
Bradford - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £575 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £563 -
Fleetwood - 2 £594 -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 64 (36.99%) Finance
2 44 (25.43%) Project Management
3 43 (24.86%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (23.12%) Microsoft
5 33 (19.08%) MS Excel
6 32 (18.50%) WAN
7 30 (17.34%) LAN
8 28 (16.18%) Degree
9 27 (15.61%) Management Information System
9 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (13.29%) NHS
10 23 (13.29%) WLAN
11 22 (12.72%) Active Directory
11 22 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (12.14%) PRINCE2
13 20 (11.56%) Data Analysis
14 19 (10.98%) Business Analysis
15 18 (10.40%) Migration
15 18 (10.40%) Cisco
16 17 (9.83%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (9.25%) MS Office
18 15 (8.67%) Internet
19 14 (8.09%) Middleware
19 14 (8.09%) CCNA
19 14 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (8.09%) SOA
19 14 (8.09%) Performance Management
19 14 (8.09%) Performance Monitoring
19 14 (8.09%) Process Improvement
20 13 (7.51%) TOGAF

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.31%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) GroupWise
3 2 (1.16%) IIS
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (9.25%) MS Office
4 12 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.89%) MS Project
6 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.58%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.58%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) IaaS
1 7 (4.05%) Office 365
2 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.31%) SaaS
4 3 (1.73%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.16%) Google Drive
5 2 (1.16%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.50%) WAN
2 30 (17.34%) LAN
3 23 (13.29%) WLAN
4 15 (8.67%) Internet
5 12 (6.94%) Firewall
6 9 (5.20%) Wireless
7 7 (4.05%) Network Security
8 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.73%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.16%) DWDM
10 2 (1.16%) MPLS
10 2 (1.16%) SDH
11 1 (0.58%) ADSL
11 1 (0.58%) DSL
11 1 (0.58%) FirePass
11 1 (0.58%) HTTP
11 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.58%) VoIP
11 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) Data Mining
2 7 (4.05%) MS Access
3 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Essbase
6 1 (0.58%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.58%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Grunt
2 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.58%) NUnit
2 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (36.99%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Marketing
3 10 (5.78%) Retail
4 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.62%) Banking
5 8 (4.62%) Publishing
6 6 (3.47%) Advertising
7 4 (2.31%) Back Office
7 4 (2.31%) Law
8 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.58%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) German Language
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 34 (19.65%) Architect
2 24 (13.87%) Analyst
3 14 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (6.36%) Network Engineer
4 11 (6.36%) Security Specialist
4 11 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (5.20%) Enterprise Architect
5 9 (5.20%) Programme Manager
6 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (3.47%) IT Manager
6 6 (3.47%) Project Manager
6 6 (3.47%) Senior Manager
7 5 (2.89%) Business Analyst
7 5 (2.89%) Information Analyst
7 5 (2.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (2.89%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (2.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (2.89%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) Middleware
2 10 (5.78%) .NET
3 4 (2.31%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.31%) HTML
4 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.73%) CSS
5 2 (1.16%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.16%) REST
5 2 (1.16%) Web Services
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.58%) HTML5
6 1 (0.58%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (0.58%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.58%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.58%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.86%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (15.61%) Management Information System
3 23 (13.29%) NHS
4 12 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.62%) User Experience
6 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.31%) FMCG
7 4 (2.31%) Social Media
7 4 (2.31%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.73%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.73%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.73%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.16%) IVR
9 2 (1.16%) Life Science
9 2 (1.16%) Statistics
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.58%) Physics
10 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Windows
2 7 (4.05%) Unix
3 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.58%) Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) Project Management
2 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.14%) PRINCE2
5 20 (11.56%) Data Analysis
6 19 (10.98%) Business Analysis
7 18 (10.40%) Migration
8 14 (8.09%) Performance Management
8 14 (8.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (8.09%) Process Improvement
8 14 (8.09%) SOA
9 13 (7.51%) TOGAF
10 12 (6.94%) Data Management
10 12 (6.94%) ERP
10 12 (6.94%) ITIL
10 12 (6.94%) Supplier Management
11 11 (6.36%) Business Process Mapping
12 10 (5.78%) Coaching
12 10 (5.78%) Information Security
12 10 (5.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.36%) C#
2 9 (5.20%) SQL
3 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.31%) VBA
4 2 (1.16%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.18%) Degree
2 14 (8.09%) CCNA
2 14 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.36%) MCP
4 10 (5.78%) CCA
4 10 (5.78%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.20%) MCSE
5 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.62%) CISSP
7 5 (2.89%) CISM
7 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.73%) GCIH
8 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.73%) PMP
9 2 (1.16%) MBA
9 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.73%) QA
4 3 (1.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) P3O
5 1 (0.58%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (12.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.31%) NDS
3 4 (2.31%) XenServer
4 3 (1.73%) Firmware
4 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) QRadar
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.40%) Cisco
3 8 (4.62%) VMware
4 7 (4.05%) Citrix
4 7 (4.05%) Oracle
5 6 (3.47%) Novell
5 6 (3.47%) SAP
6 5 (2.89%) IBM
7 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.73%) HP
7 3 (1.73%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.73%) Tableau
7 3 (1.73%) webMethods
8 2 (1.16%) Google
8 2 (1.16%) Sage
9 1 (0.58%) Apple
9 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.58%) Dell
9 1 (0.58%) McKesson
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