The first table below looks at the demand for the Strategy Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategy Manager
Rank 585 542 559
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 9 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.055% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.059% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 12
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£519 £464 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -32.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £340 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £944
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 £600
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Strategy Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Strategy Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Strategy Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Strategy Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Strategy Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategy Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Strategy Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Strategy Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Strategy Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Strategy Manager
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -45 8 £550 +11.78% 7
London +13 4 £544 -5.43% 5
City of London +23 1 £470 -11.32% 1
Birmingham -1 1 £550 -
West Midlands -21 1 £550 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Paddington - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Luton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Strategy Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Strategy Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 3 (11.54%) NHS
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) Informatics
6 2 (7.69%) German Language
6 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 2 (7.69%) Social Media
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.85%) SAP BPC
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management

Strategy Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Strategy Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) EDMS
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) German Language
4 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) Informatics
2 2 (7.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.85%) E-Procurement
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) SAP
1 1 (3.85%) Siebel
1 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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