Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 120 100
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 +21
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 8 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.40% 0.52% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -32.50%
10th Percentile £293 £400 £400
90th Percentile £509 £715 £633
South East median daily rate £505 £490 £413
% change year-on-year +3.06% +18.57% -16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £22.52 -

IT Strategy 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,646 1,748 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.96% 82.53% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 814 924
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £256
90th Percentile £563 £543 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 54 45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £9.49
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £50.80
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Buckinghamshire

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Strategy in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Buckinghamshire

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Buckinghamshire

IT Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Strategy in Buckinghamshire

IT Strategy
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +17 6 £400 - 4
Aylesbury +10 1 £450 -
IT Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (25.00%) iPaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Primavera
3 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) APMP
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) GIS

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Call Centre Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) APMP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP