Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 192 213
Rank change year-on-year -29 +21 +26
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 35 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 28
City of London median daily rate £500 £555 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +3.26% -2.27%
10th Percentile £408 £380 £306
90th Percentile £625 £683 £749
Central London median daily rate £500 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,172 5,666 5,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.89% 87.93% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,880 4,372 4,818
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £310
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 56 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.52 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.64% -4.80%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £32.06 £37.91
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -1.10%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in the City of London

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in the City of London

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in the City of London

IT Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Strategy in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Office 365
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) Finance
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) .NET
4 5 (14.29%) G Suite
4 5 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.43%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.43%) Android
5 4 (11.43%) Mac OS
5 4 (11.43%) C
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 3 (8.57%) Document Management
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.86%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) G Suite
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Datadog
4 1 (2.86%) Lucidchart
4 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) PABX
3 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) DataStage
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Technical Leader
3 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Commercial Architect
5 1 (2.86%) HR Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) HR Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Telephony Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Transformation Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Grails
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) JDBC
3 1 (2.86%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) React
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) Velocity
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Equities
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Android
2 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.43%) Mac OS
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (11.43%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Data Management
6 3 (8.57%) Document Management
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Groovy
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MCIPD
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CAPM
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
4 1 (2.86%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PMO
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix
1 1 (2.86%) HP
1 1 (2.86%) Marketo
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Okta
1 1 (2.86%) OneLogin
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
1 1 (2.86%) Pega
1 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
1 1 (2.86%) Temenos
1 1 (2.86%) Unisys
1 1 (2.86%) VMware