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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 537 552 498
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -54
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 88 64 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 64
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£500 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £264 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £550 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £511
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +11 85 £500 +17.64% 39
London +10 45 £563 +25.00% 23
South East -6 22 £450 +67.59% 6
Oxfordshire - 11 £450 -
City of London +4 9 £550 +22.22% 6
Berkshire +1 9 £425 +30.76%
Reading -3 8 £475 -
South West -1 7 £490 +8.88% 5
Wiltshire 0 5 £450 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £650 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £650 - 1
Leeds - 5 £650 - 1
Warwickshire +7 3 - -
West Midlands +4 3 - -
Croydon - 3 £500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £200 -
Oxford - 3 £316 -
Canary Wharf -6 2 - -
Scotland -6 2 £375 -10.71% 3
Atherstone - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 - - 2
Hampshire +2 1 - - 3
Derbyshire 0 1 - -
Dorset 0 1 £530 +17.77% 1
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
Swindon -4 1 £450 -25.00% 1
East Midlands -12 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £550 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 61 (33.70%) Finance
2 53 (29.28%) Project Management
3 38 (20.99%) ITIL
4 30 (16.57%) PRINCE2
5 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (13.26%) Telecoms
7 24 (13.26%) MS Excel
7 24 (13.26%) Degree
8 22 (12.15%) Network Security
8 22 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (11.05%) Management Information System
9 20 (11.05%) Data Centre
10 19 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (10.50%) SQL
10 19 (10.50%) Nokia
11 18 (9.94%) Oracle
11 18 (9.94%) MS Office
11 18 (9.94%) Cisco
11 18 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (9.39%) WAN
12 17 (9.39%) PMI Certification
12 17 (9.39%) Firewall
13 16 (8.84%) VPN
13 16 (8.84%) MS Project
14 15 (8.29%) Workflow
14 15 (8.29%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (7.73%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (7.73%) Banking

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.76%) SAS
4 3 (1.66%) Lync
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (13.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.94%) MS Office
3 16 (8.84%) MS Project
4 11 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.31%) Maya
6 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.55%) Agresso
3 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.55%) Primavera
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) Yammer
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.15%) Network Security
2 17 (9.39%) WAN
2 17 (9.39%) Firewall
3 16 (8.84%) VPN
4 14 (7.73%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (7.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (6.63%) SSL
7 11 (6.08%) NX-OS
8 9 (4.97%) LAN
9 6 (3.31%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.76%) Wireless
11 4 (2.21%) VLAN
11 4 (2.21%) DHCP
11 4 (2.21%) VoIP
11 4 (2.21%) WLAN
11 4 (2.21%) DNS
12 3 (1.66%) MPLS
12 3 (1.66%) H.323
12 3 (1.66%) LDAP
12 3 (1.66%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.21%) Big Data
2 4 (2.21%) MS Access
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.55%) Essbase
5 1 (0.55%) QlikView
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.55%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
1 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.55%) Kiln
General
1 61 (33.70%) Finance
2 24 (13.26%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.73%) Banking
4 12 (6.63%) Retail
5 10 (5.52%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.42%) Marketing
7 7 (3.87%) Legal
8 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.66%) Advertising
8 3 (1.66%) Front Office
9 2 (1.10%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (20.99%) Architect
2 15 (8.29%) Programme Manager
3 14 (7.73%) Consultant
4 11 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (6.08%) Analyst
5 8 (4.42%) Project Manager
6 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (3.87%) Planning Manager
7 6 (3.31%) Data Architect
7 6 (3.31%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.31%) Project Planner
7 6 (3.31%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.31%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (2.76%) Service Manager
8 5 (2.76%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.21%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.21%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.21%) Developer
9 4 (2.21%) SAP Architect
9 4 (2.21%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.76%) Middleware
2 4 (2.21%) .NET
3 3 (1.66%) CSS
3 3 (1.66%) XMPP
3 3 (1.66%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) XSLT
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.55%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.55%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.55%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Management Information System
1 20 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.73%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.87%) Statistics
5 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.31%) CMDB
5 6 (3.31%) NHS
6 5 (2.76%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.21%) User Experience
8 3 (1.66%) iPad
8 3 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.66%) BYOD
8 3 (1.66%) PMI
9 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.55%) New Media
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.87%) UNIX
2 6 (3.31%) Windows
3 5 (2.76%) Linux
4 4 (2.21%) MVS
5 3 (1.66%) VME
5 3 (1.66%) Android
5 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.55%) VMS
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.28%) Project Management
2 38 (20.99%) ITIL
3 30 (16.57%) PRINCE2
4 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (8.29%) Workflow
7 15 (8.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (7.18%) Coaching
9 12 (6.63%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.08%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.08%) Business Development
11 10 (5.52%) Migration
11 10 (5.52%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.52%) Service Management
11 10 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (4.97%) Analytics
12 9 (4.97%) Data Architecture
12 9 (4.97%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.97%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.50%) SQL
2 5 (2.76%) Java
3 4 (2.21%) VB
4 3 (1.66%) Python
4 3 (1.66%) Perl
4 3 (1.66%) C
4 3 (1.66%) Scala
5 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.55%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) C++
5 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 17 (9.39%) PMI Certification
3 15 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (7.73%) PMP
4 14 (7.73%) CCNP
4 14 (7.73%) CISSP
4 14 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.08%) CCSP
5 11 (6.08%) CCDP
5 11 (6.08%) CCSA
5 11 (6.08%) CCSE
6 10 (5.52%) CCNA
7 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.31%) MCTS
8 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.21%) CCIE
10 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.66%) ISSAP
10 3 (1.66%) CCVP
10 3 (1.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (5.52%) HIPAA
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 3 (1.66%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.55%) COSO
5 1 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.55%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (6.08%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
4 1 (0.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.50%) Nokia
3 18 (9.94%) Cisco
3 18 (9.94%) Oracle
4 14 (7.73%) CheckPoint
5 13 (7.18%) F5
6 11 (6.08%) Fortinet
6 11 (6.08%) TippingPoint
6 11 (6.08%) Tufin
6 11 (6.08%) McAfee
6 11 (6.08%) Blue Coat
6 11 (6.08%) Juniper
6 11 (6.08%) SAP
7 6 (3.31%) Intel
7 6 (3.31%) Ericsson
7 6 (3.31%) Amdocs
7 6 (3.31%) Remedy
7 6 (3.31%) Huawei
8 5 (2.76%) Norkom
8 5 (2.76%) Mantas
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