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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 558 571 571
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 86 84 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 28
Median daily rate £444 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £740 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.50

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
44728 46188 44254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.33% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 30024 27378
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1254 1202
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 80 £425 -15.00% 24
London -23 34 £460 -19.12% 10
East of England +36 15 £260 - 1
Essex - 15 £260 - 1
Basildon - 12 £250 -
South West +5 8 £394 -19.64% 6
South East 0 8 £525 +27.27% 5
West Yorkshire +3 5 £675 +3.84%
Yorkshire -4 5 £675 +3.84%
North West - 5 £556 - 1
Scotland +11 4 £523 +39.33% 3
West Midlands -29 4 £405 - 1
Bradford - 4 - -
City of London +21 3 £610 +10.90%
Reading +12 3 £515 +8.42%
Plymouth +11 3 £388 -29.54% 2
Devon +9 3 £388 -29.54% 2
Berkshire 0 3 £515 +21.17% 2
Stirling - 3 £545 -
Hampshire +11 2 - -
Swindon +6 2 £700 +55.55%
Wiltshire 0 2 £700 +55.55%
Warwick -3 2 £350 -
Warwickshire -10 2 £350 -
Manchester - 2 £650 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Edinburgh +3 1 £500 +33.33% 2
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Leeds -3 1 £675 +3.84%
Belfast - 1 £200 -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (38.42%) Finance
2 52 (29.38%) Project Management
3 45 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
5 43 (24.29%) MS Excel
6 35 (19.77%) Degree
7 34 (19.21%) Management Information System
8 29 (16.38%) Performance Management
9 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.99%) Data Analysis
10 23 (12.99%) Business Analysis
11 21 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 21 (11.86%) NHS
11 21 (11.86%) LAN
11 21 (11.86%) WAN
12 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (10.73%) PRINCE2
14 18 (10.17%) SQL
14 18 (10.17%) Data Mining
15 16 (9.04%) ITIL
15 16 (9.04%) Process Improvement
15 16 (9.04%) Data Quality
16 15 (8.47%) Data Centre
16 15 (8.47%) WLAN
16 15 (8.47%) Active Directory
17 13 (7.34%) Cisco
17 13 (7.34%) SOA
17 13 (7.34%) MS Office
17 13 (7.34%) Middleware
17 13 (7.34%) Firewall

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 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.13%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.56%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) GemFire
3 1 (0.56%) JBoss
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.56%) SAS
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.34%) MS Office
4 7 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.82%) MS Project
6 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) IaaS
2 4 (2.26%) Office 365
3 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
4 2 (1.13%) Google Drive
4 2 (1.13%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.13%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.86%) LAN
1 21 (11.86%) WAN
2 15 (8.47%) WLAN
3 13 (7.34%) Firewall
4 9 (5.08%) Internet
4 9 (5.08%) Wireless
5 7 (3.95%) Network Security
6 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) ADSL
7 1 (0.56%) BGP
7 1 (0.56%) DSL
7 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.56%) FirePass
7 1 (0.56%) HTTP
7 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.56%) OSPF
7 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.17%) Data Mining
2 12 (6.78%) MS Access
2 12 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.26%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.69%) Big Data
6 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.56%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (38.42%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Banking
2 9 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.52%) Marketing
3 8 (4.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.52%) Publishing
3 8 (4.52%) Retail
3 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.39%) Advertising
5 4 (2.26%) Back Office
5 4 (2.26%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 39 (22.03%) Analyst
2 33 (18.64%) Architect
3 11 (6.21%) Business Analyst
3 11 (6.21%) Security Specialist
4 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (5.65%) IT Manager
5 9 (5.08%) Network Engineer
5 9 (5.08%) Programme Manager
5 9 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (3.95%) Information Analyst
7 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.39%) Service Manager
9 5 (2.82%) Business Manager
9 5 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (2.82%) Data Architect
9 5 (2.82%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (2.82%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.34%) Middleware
2 8 (4.52%) .NET
3 4 (2.26%) HTML
4 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.69%) CSS
5 2 (1.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.56%) HTML5
6 1 (0.56%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.56%) Memcached
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.56%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.56%) REST
6 1 (0.56%) SAML
6 1 (0.56%) WCF
6 1 (0.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (19.21%) Management Information System
3 21 (11.86%) NHS
4 15 (8.47%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.52%) Life Science
6 8 (4.52%) User Experience
7 7 (3.95%) Statistics
8 6 (3.39%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.82%) IVR
9 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.26%) FMCG
10 4 (2.26%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.56%) BYOD
13 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.52%) Unix
2 7 (3.95%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Linux
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.38%) Project Management
2 29 (16.38%) Performance Management
3 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.99%) Business Analysis
4 23 (12.99%) Data Analysis
5 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (10.73%) PRINCE2
7 16 (9.04%) ITIL
7 16 (9.04%) Process Improvement
8 13 (7.34%) Data Management
8 13 (7.34%) SOA
8 13 (7.34%) TOGAF
9 12 (6.78%) Supplier Management
10 11 (6.21%) Business Process Mapping
10 11 (6.21%) ERP
10 11 (6.21%) Service Management
10 11 (6.21%) Use Case
11 10 (5.65%) Information Security
11 10 (5.65%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.17%) SQL
2 7 (3.95%) C#
3 4 (2.26%) Java
3 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.13%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) Scala
5 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (19.77%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) CCNA
2 11 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.52%) CISSP
4 8 (4.52%) MCP
5 7 (3.95%) CCA
5 7 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.39%) MCSE
6 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.82%) CISM
7 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.69%) GCIH
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.56%) CISA
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.04%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.39%) SLA
4 5 (2.82%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.69%) QA
6 1 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.56%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.26%) XenServer
3 3 (1.69%) Firmware
3 3 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.56%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) KVM
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) QRadar
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) Cisco
3 11 (6.21%) SAP
4 9 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.82%) HP
5 5 (2.82%) Tableau
5 5 (2.82%) VMware
6 4 (2.26%) Citrix
6 4 (2.26%) Oracle
7 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.13%) Google
8 2 (1.13%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.13%) Sage
8 2 (1.13%) webMethods
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.56%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.56%) Planview
9 1 (0.56%) Telerik
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