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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategy Analyst
Rank 602 579 546
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Analyst 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£525 £403 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -32.91%
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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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
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 3 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 26 May 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
London +8 3 £525 +30.43% 4
England +1 3 £525 +30.43% 7
City of London - 2 £575 - 2

Strategy Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) SAS
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Discovery
7 1 (7.14%) Oozie
7 1 (7.14%) Impala
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) T-SQL

Strategy Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Impala
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Discovery
5 1 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oozie