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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategy Manager
Rank 624 632 614
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 28 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.071% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.075% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 15
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £775 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £481 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +6.94%
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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 27 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 September 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 -6 28 £475 -5.00% 12
London +10 12 £513 +2.50% 7
South East +18 8 £475 +19.87% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £475 +26.66%
West Midlands -27 3 £409 -54.58% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
City of London +16 2 £625 +6.38% 3
Hampshire +13 2 £500 -
Berkshire +5 2 £463 +10.77% 1
Warwickshire -3 2 £409 - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £409 - 1
North West - 2 £351 -
South West +15 1 £400 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Lancashire - 1 £303 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £500 -
Blackpool - 1 £303 -
Telford - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.14%) Project Management
5 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (12.86%) ERP
6 9 (12.86%) Banking
6 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.43%) Test Management
7 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.00%) CRM
9 6 (8.57%) Retail
9 6 (8.57%) QA
9 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
9 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.57%) ISEB
10 5 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (7.14%) People Management
10 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.14%) Change Management
10 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
10 5 (7.14%) Marketing
11 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Migration
11 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
11 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.71%) Risk Assessment

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 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) MSTest
2 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Automotive
7 1 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Back Office
7 1 (1.43%) Billing
7 1 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (1.43%) Front Office
7 1 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Android
1 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 12 (17.14%) Project Management
3 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.86%) ERP
4 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.43%) Test Management
6 7 (10.00%) CRM
7 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.14%) People Management
8 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.71%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) ISEB
2 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) ACCA
6 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) CIMA
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
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