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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 552 563 507
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -56
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 74 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.095% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 50
Average daily rate £438 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £414 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 73 £438 -16.66% 25
London +11 33 £525 +0.96% 10
City of London +42 11 £550 -13.72% 2
South East +15 11 £513 -14.58% 3
Yorkshire -12 10 £298 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £241 -
West Midlands - 6 £588 - 1
North West -13 5 £325 - 5
West Sussex - 5 £550 -
East Midlands - 5 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £325 -
Worthing - 5 £550 -
Leeds - 5 £363 -
Nottingham - 5 £325 -
Manchester - 4 £313 - 2
Berkshire +9 3 £250 -58.33% 1
East of England +4 3 £438 -12.50% 2
Wakefield - 3 £208 -
Coventry - 2 £325 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £850 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £250 -
Suffolk - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire +7 1 £500 - 1
South West +5 1 £300 -54.88% 1
South Yorkshire -7 1 £325 -
Humberside - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £425 -

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 39 (26.53%) Finance
2 33 (22.45%) Project Management
3 27 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
5 18 (12.24%) Process Improvement
6 16 (10.88%) Banking
7 15 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (10.20%) Management Information System
7 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.20%) NHS
8 14 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.52%) Analytics
9 13 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (8.84%) SQL
9 13 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (8.16%) Degree
10 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2
10 12 (8.16%) SDLC
11 11 (7.48%) Data Centre
11 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
12 10 (6.80%) Migration
12 10 (6.80%) ITIL
12 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
12 10 (6.80%) Retail
12 10 (6.80%) Data Management
12 10 (6.80%) Marketing
12 10 (6.80%) Performance Management
13 9 (6.12%) Network Security
13 9 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (1.36%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Magnolia
2 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.76%) MS Project
4 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.40%) MS Office
6 3 (2.04%) Maya
7 1 (0.68%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) Network Security
1 9 (6.12%) WAN
2 8 (5.44%) Firewall
3 4 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (2.72%) LAN
3 4 (2.72%) NX-OS
3 4 (2.72%) SSL
3 4 (2.72%) VoIP
3 4 (2.72%) VPN
4 3 (2.04%) Internet
4 3 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.36%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.08%) MS Access
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.40%) Big Data
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.04%) QlikView
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.68%) DataStage
9 1 (0.68%) Essbase
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) RequisitePro
General
1 39 (26.53%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.80%) Marketing
4 10 (6.80%) Retail
5 9 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.12%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.72%) Front Office
7 4 (2.72%) Law
7 4 (2.72%) Legal
8 2 (1.36%) Back Office
8 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Analyst
2 16 (10.88%) Architect
2 16 (10.88%) Business Analyst
3 8 (5.44%) Developer
4 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.08%) Consultant
5 6 (4.08%) Information Analyst
5 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (4.08%) Programme Manager
5 6 (4.08%) Security Specialist
5 6 (4.08%) Senior Manager
6 5 (3.40%) Change Manager
6 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (3.40%) Support Manager
6 5 (3.40%) Technical Leader
7 4 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (2.72%) Customer Support Manager
7 4 (2.72%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (2.72%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Middleware
1 8 (5.44%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.68%) REST
2 1 (0.68%) SOAP
2 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.20%) NHS
3 11 (7.48%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.12%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.40%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.72%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.36%) Social Media
8 2 (1.36%) Statistics
8 2 (1.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) Economics
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) Windows
2 3 (2.04%) Linux
2 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.36%) MVS
3 2 (1.36%) Solaris
3 2 (1.36%) Unix
3 2 (1.36%) VME
3 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) VMS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.45%) Project Management
2 18 (12.24%) Process Improvement
3 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.52%) Analytics
4 14 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.16%) SDLC
6 10 (6.80%) Data Management
6 10 (6.80%) ITIL
6 10 (6.80%) Migration
6 10 (6.80%) Performance Management
7 9 (6.12%) Coaching
7 9 (6.12%) Data Analysis
7 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.12%) ETL
7 9 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (5.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.84%) SQL
2 3 (2.04%) VB
3 2 (1.36%) VBA
4 1 (0.68%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) CCNA
2 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.76%) CISSP
3 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.08%) PMP
4 4 (2.72%) CCDP
4 4 (2.72%) CCNP
4 4 (2.72%) CCSA
4 4 (2.72%) CCSE
4 4 (2.72%) CCSP
5 3 (2.04%) CISA
5 3 (2.04%) CISM
5 3 (2.04%) GIAC
5 3 (2.04%) MCITP
5 3 (2.04%) MCTS
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (4.08%) SLA
4 4 (2.72%) HIPAA
4 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.04%) GAMP
5 3 (2.04%) QA
6 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.12%) Oracle
3 7 (4.76%) Cisco
3 7 (4.76%) Nokia
4 5 (3.40%) IBM
4 5 (3.40%) SAP
5 4 (2.72%) Blue Coat
5 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.72%) F5
5 4 (2.72%) Fortinet
5 4 (2.72%) Intel Security
5 4 (2.72%) Juniper
5 4 (2.72%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.72%) Tableau
5 4 (2.72%) TippingPoint
5 4 (2.72%) Tufin
5 4 (2.72%) VMware
6 3 (2.04%) Amdocs
6 3 (2.04%) Huawei
6 3 (2.04%) Remedy
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago