The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Strategy Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategy Manager
Rank 618 615 618
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 29 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.076% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.081% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 16
Median daily rate £475 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £296 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £708 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £463 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London median 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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Strategy Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Strategy Manager in the job title.

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 30 August 2016.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 29 £475 -3.79% 5
London -22 11 £563 +7.14% 2
South East +18 10 £475 +19.87%
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £475 +26.66%
Milton Keynes +13 3 £475 -
Hampshire +3 3 - -
West Midlands -32 3 £445 -50.55% 2
North West - 3 £351 -
City of London +26 2 £625 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire -4 2 £445 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £445 - 1
East of England +14 1 - -
Berkshire +3 1 £425 +1.79%
Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £600 -
Crawley - 1 £600 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Lancashire - 1 £303 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £303 -
Telford - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Strategy Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Strategy Manager in the job title.

1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Project Management
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (17.28%) Test Strategy
4 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.58%) Banking
6 9 (11.11%) Retail
6 9 (11.11%) Test Management
6 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.88%) ISEB
7 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.64%) CRM
8 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
8 7 (8.64%) QA
8 7 (8.64%) ISTQB
8 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.41%) Degree
9 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.41%) ERP
10 5 (6.17%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) Service Management
10 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.17%) Marketing
10 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.17%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (6.17%) People Management
11 4 (4.94%) SDLC

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Project
3 2 (2.47%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
1 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) MSTest
2 2 (2.47%) Selenium
2 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Retail
4 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.17%) Marketing
6 3 (3.70%) Automotive
6 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Front Office
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.23%) Equities
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Android
1 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (20.99%) Project Management
2 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (17.28%) Test Strategy
3 9 (11.11%) Test Management
3 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.64%) CRM
5 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.41%) ERP
6 6 (7.41%) Migration
7 5 (6.17%) ITIL
7 5 (6.17%) People Management
7 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.17%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (6.17%) Service Management
7 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.94%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) ISEB
2 7 (8.64%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ACCA
6 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.23%) CIMA
6 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.23%) PMP
6 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) HP
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.23%) SAP
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