The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 152 184
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £498 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.08% +41.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £420 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £675 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £528
% change year-on-year -2.94% -19.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.66% -  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2628 2969 4223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.55% 87.71% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 2378 3263
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Strategic Planning
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 Strategic Planning in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in the City of London

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Planning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Magento
3 2 (22.22%) Kentico
3 2 (22.22%) Drupal
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) EPoS
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching

Strategic Planning
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 2 (22.22%) Drupal
1 2 (22.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft