The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 26 June 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £680 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +33.33% -5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -51.38% -  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 535 769 821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.86% 83.86% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 560 498
Median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 31
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in Cheshire

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Warrington - 1 £680 -
Strategic Planning
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall