The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Strategy Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategy Analyst
Rank 650 652 615
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Analyst 11 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Median daily rate £435 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £235 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Strategy Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Strategy Analyst in the job title.

Strategy Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Strategy Analyst within the UK.

Strategy Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategy Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Strategy Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Strategy Analyst within the UK.

Strategy Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +2 10 £436 +34.23% 1
London +9 6 £544 +135.13% 1
South East +13 2 - -
City of London - 2 £438 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Newport - 1 £413 -
South Wales - 1 £413 -
Coventry - 1 £301 -
North West - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £301 -
Wales - 1 £413 -

Strategy Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Strategy Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Strategy Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
4 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.09%) ISEB
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) SAS
5 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics

Strategy Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (9.09%) SAS
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Change Management
1 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Market Research
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) Crazy Egg
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
2 1 (4.55%) Optimizely