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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategic Planning
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 121 128
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £230 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £916 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £528
% change year-on-year -2.94% -19.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.66% -  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1491 1977 2180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.55% 80.33% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1023 1134
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Reading - 4 £450 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Strategic Planning
South East

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) Maya
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) ECDL
4 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (23.08%) MSF
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) PMP
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) COBIT
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Broadband
6 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) MOF
6 2 (15.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

Strategic Planning
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maya
1 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Broadband
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Project Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Management Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Forecast Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT Services
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) MSF
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) MOF
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ECDL
2 3 (23.08%) PMP
3 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ACCA
4 1 (7.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 3 (23.08%) COBIT
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft