Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 205 215
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 34 53 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.82% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 12
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £415 £441 £411
90th Percentile £725 £719 £765
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £600
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £26.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 6,234 6,439 5,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.34% 89.59% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,925 5,134 4,577
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £672
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £31.10 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Data Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (11.76%) Docker
6 4 (11.76%) SDLC
7 3 (8.82%) Microservices
7 3 (8.82%) Terraform
7 3 (8.82%) Chatbot
7 3 (8.82%) PMO
7 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.82%) Conversational UI
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (8.82%) SQL
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services

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 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Chatbot
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.94%) Lucidchart
4 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) PABX
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Kudu
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) DataStage
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Impala
3 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) ERwin
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Spinnaker
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Economy
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Audit Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) React
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) Express
3 1 (2.94%) Grails
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) Velocity
3 1 (2.94%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Blog
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) HPUX
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Analytics
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (8.82%) Conversational UI
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.82%) Microservices
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
6 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) ES6
3 1 (2.94%) Groovy
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CISA
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.94%) EMIR
3 1 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (2.94%) MiFID
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Terraform
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) IBM
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Avaya
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Murex
3 1 (2.94%) Okta
3 1 (2.94%) OneLogin
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Unisys
3 1 (2.94%) Vermilion
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) WorldPay