Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 189 211
Rank change year-on-year -22 +22 +10
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 31 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.72% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.80% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 23
City of London median daily rate £531 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £385 £428 £423
90th Percentile £664 £675 £728
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £563
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +9.76%
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 5,978 5,965 5,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.34% 88.98% 87.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,773 4,664 4,738
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 54 48
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.28 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -4.10% -2.50%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (12.90%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) MCIPD
6 3 (9.68%) Terraform
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.68%) Office 365
6 3 (9.68%) Ansible
6 3 (9.68%) Docker
6 3 (9.68%) PMO
6 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring

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 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) G Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Lucidchart
3 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) PABX
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.23%) DataStage
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) OLAP
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Economy
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Audit Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Equity Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) Spring
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Grails
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JDBC
2 1 (3.23%) Kafka
2 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) React
2 1 (3.23%) Velocity
2 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Blog
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) iSeries
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) HPUX
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
6 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.45%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) ES6
2 1 (3.23%) Groovy
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) MCIPD
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PMO
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) EMIR
3 1 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) MiFID
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Avaya
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Okta
2 1 (3.23%) OneLogin
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) Unisys
2 1 (3.23%) Vermilion
2 1 (3.23%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) WorldPay