The table below looks at the statistics for the Strategy Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategy Consultant
Rank 607 584 547
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Consultant 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.016% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Average daily rate
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£800 £550 £620
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £390 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £960 £790 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 £513 -
% change year-on-year
+56.09% -
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Strategy Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Strategy Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Strategy Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategy Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Strategy Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Strategy Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England -36 3 £800 +45.45% 5
London -13 2 £663 +10.41% 5
Hampshire +2 1 £800 +23.07%
South East -13 1 £800 +23.07%
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Strategy Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Strategy Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.25%) Web Usability
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Broadband
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security

Strategy Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Strategy Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (6.25%) Front Office
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Usability
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Google