Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Strategic Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Planning over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Strategic Planning
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 158 166
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 25 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £386 £355 £353
90th Percentile £499 £548 £458
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £38.50 -

Strategic Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3439 3508 3941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.65% 81.20% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 1894 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £45.00 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Strategic Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in Berkshire

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Strategic Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in Berkshire

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Planning in Berkshire

Strategic Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategic Planning in Berkshire

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 4 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Strategic Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) PMO
5 4 (16.00%) Customer Acquisition
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 4 (16.00%) Maya
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) PMP
5 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
5 4 (16.00%) Nokia
5 4 (16.00%) Remedy
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Business Development
5 4 (16.00%) Amdocs
5 4 (16.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (16.00%) Maya
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Category Manager
1 4 (16.00%) Planning Manager
1 4 (16.00%) Programme Manager
1 4 (16.00%) Programme Planning Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Development Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Head of Development
4 1 (4.00%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
2 2 (8.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
2 5 (20.00%) Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Business Development
3 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 4 (16.00%) Customer Acquisition
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) B2C
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Monetization
4 3 (12.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (16.00%) PMP
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PMO
2 3 (12.00%) GDPR
3 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Amdocs
1 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (16.00%) Nokia
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy
2 2 (8.00%) Cognos
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.00%) Planview