The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategy Manager
Rank 612 602 552
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 8 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.018% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 13
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£600 £519 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 2015.

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 14 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 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 -26 7 £700 +27.27% 9
London -3 3 £700 +28.73% 2
West Midlands +4 2 £900 +63.63% 1
City of London -8 2 £625 +32.97% 1
Birmingham +3 1 £900 +63.63%
South Yorkshire -7 1 £300 -
Yorkshire -23 1 £300 -
South East - 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £300 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 £500 -

Strategy Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (29.17%) Telecoms
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) 3G
3 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) ATM
3 4 (16.67%) SDH
3 4 (16.67%) 3GPP
3 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) LTE
4 3 (12.50%) Economics
4 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (4.17%) 4G
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) NGN
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis

Strategy Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) 3G
2 4 (16.67%) ATM
2 4 (16.67%) SDH
2 4 (16.67%) 3GPP
2 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (16.67%) LTE
3 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.17%) 4G
4 1 (4.17%) DWDM
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) NGN
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Economics
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.17%) BCP
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft