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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategy Manager
Rank 601 601 582
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 45 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.067% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.071% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 21
Median daily rate £465 £494 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £444 £440
% change year-on-year
+8.73% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.00 - -

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +4 41 £465 -4.61% 8
London -5 19 £450 -14.28% 4
South East -10 6 £500 +17.64% 1
South West +6 4 £500 +119.78% 1
East Midlands +1 4 £700 +51.35%
Edinburgh -8 4 - -
Scotland -15 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £445 -
North West -6 3 £350 -50.00% 1
City of London +32 2 £581 +17.72% 3
Hampshire +12 2 £400 -5.88%
West Sussex - 2 £600 -
Warwickshire - 2 £445 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £445 -
Derbyshire - 2 £700 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 1
East of England +11 1 £500 +19.04%
Bristol +2 1 £451 +98.02% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £700 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Crawley - 1 £600 -
Hook - 1 £400 -
Tring - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (20.51%) Project Management
4 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (14.10%) Retail
5 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
6 10 (12.82%) Marketing
7 9 (11.54%) Banking
8 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.26%) Test Management
8 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.97%) Degree
9 7 (8.97%) ISEB
9 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
9 7 (8.97%) Analytics
10 6 (7.69%) Migration
10 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
11 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.41%) MS Project
12 4 (5.13%) SDLC
12 4 (5.13%) Virtual Team
12 4 (5.13%) CRM
12 4 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.13%) Automotive
12 4 (5.13%) Regression Testing
12 4 (5.13%) System Testing
12 4 (5.13%) Time Management
12 4 (5.13%) QA
12 4 (5.13%) Resource Management

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 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Retail
3 10 (12.82%) Marketing
4 9 (11.54%) Banking
5 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.13%) Automotive
7 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.56%) Legal
8 1 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.28%) Law
8 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.85%) NHS
3 3 (3.85%) Social Media
4 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.56%) Equities
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.28%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (20.51%) Project Management
3 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.26%) Test Management
5 7 (8.97%) Analytics
6 6 (7.69%) Migration
6 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.13%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.13%) SDLC
8 4 (5.13%) System Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Time Management
9 3 (3.85%) Behavioural Analytics
9 3 (3.85%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
1 7 (8.97%) ISEB
2 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.85%) SAP
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Facebook
3 1 (1.28%) NetSuite
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