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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 27 June 2022 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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 151 140 135
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +65
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 38 23 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.75% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.81% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 8
10th Percentile £450 £501 £382
25th Percentile £541 £525 £528
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £550 £663
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% -16.98% +15.22%
75th Percentile £725 £631 £801
90th Percentile £853 £687 £855
Central London median daily rate £700 £574 £663
% change year-on-year +22.00% -13.40% +10.42%

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 3,900 2,824 2,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.55% 91.48% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,877 2,071 1,774
10th Percentile £388 £358 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £690 £638 £603
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £545 £506
% change year-on-year +5.50% +7.65% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 40
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.28
Median hourly rate £42.75 £23.45 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +82.30% -6.20% +29.03%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.70 £39.25
90th Percentile £62.28 £42.25 £52.90
Central London median hourly rate £42.00 £22.25 £26.44
% change year-on-year +88.76% -15.85% +32.20%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Strategy in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for IT Strategy in the City of London

IT Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Strategy in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in the City of London

IT Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Strategy in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for IT Strategy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 20 (52.63%) Agile
2 14 (36.84%) Azure
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (23.68%) AWS
5 9 (23.68%) DevOps
5 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.42%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (15.79%) Social Skills
8 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) SaaS
8 6 (15.79%) IaaS
8 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) C#
9 5 (13.16%) Java
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle
9 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.16%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) Data Strategy
9 5 (13.16%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery Management
10 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification

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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Azure
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (23.68%) AWS
4 6 (15.79%) IaaS
4 6 (15.79%) SaaS
5 4 (10.53%) OneDrive
5 4 (10.53%) PaaS
6 3 (7.89%) Serverless
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (2.63%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) GCP
8 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) 5G
1 1 (2.63%) Broadband
1 1 (2.63%) DOCSIS
1 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) SD-WAN
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) GitLab
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Social Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft 365 Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft 365 Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Release Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) REST
2 4 (10.53%) RESTful
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) JMS
3 3 (7.89%) Kafka
3 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) EJB
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) LINQ
4 1 (2.63%) SAML
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) IoT
2 1 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) DevOps
3 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Data Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.53%) Business Case
7 4 (10.53%) CI/CD
7 4 (10.53%) Microservices
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Technology Roadmap
7 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C#
1 5 (13.16%) Java
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Altiris
5 1 (2.63%) ATG
5 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Reuters
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow