The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategic Planning
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £225 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £600
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -39.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1903 2158 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.03% 82.46% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1222 943
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 51 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Strategic Planning across the West Midlands region.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning across the West Midlands region.

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire - 5 £225 -
Warwickshire -1 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £413 -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) NHS
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) LINQ
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) StructureMap
4 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) AutoMapper
4 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mart
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) Informix
3 2 (16.67%) MS Access
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Database Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
1 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (41.67%) AutoMapper
1 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) LINQ
1 5 (41.67%) StructureMap
1 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) NHS
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) E-business
5 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Basel II
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Netezza
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware