The table below looks at the statistics for the Strategy Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategy Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategy Analyst
Rank 608 570 580
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Analyst 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£400 £395 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -39.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Strategy Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Strategy Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2014.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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 -16 4 £400 +1.26% 6
London +7 3 £400 +1.26% 3
North West - 1 - - 1
Chester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Paddington - - - -

Strategy Analyst
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Strategy Analyst in their job title 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 with Strategy Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics

Strategy Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Strategy Analyst in their job title 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 with Strategy Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
1 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy