Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Strategic Thinking
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 138 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - +133
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.35% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £285 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.71% - -
South East median daily rate £545 £459 £450
% change year-on-year +18.86% +1.94% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £28.50 - -

Strategic Thinking 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 1,508 1,954 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.52% 82.27% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 918 807
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £249 £251 £235
90th Percentile £575 £537 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 95 65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +10.00% -7.06%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.58 £9.41
90th Percentile £37.50 £48.75 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Buckinghamshire

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Thinking in Buckinghamshire

Strategic Thinking
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 Strategic Thinking within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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 +18 5 £285 -45.71%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Strategic Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Strategic Thinking.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) PMO
5 1 (16.67%) Data Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (16.67%) Self-Awareness
5 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Strategic Thinking
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:

General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Assurance Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technology Integration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Self-Awareness
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) PMO