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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 118 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25 +84
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 29 9 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.15% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 3
10th Percentile £261 £406 £261
25th Percentile £402 £436 £262
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £507 £555 £264
Median % change year-on-year -8.65% +110.23% -49.71%
75th Percentile £675 £600 -
90th Percentile £724 £631 -
England median daily rate £625 £600 £563
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +2.27%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,229 2,026 1,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.66% 89.49% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,383 1,155 802
10th Percentile £200 £155 £218
25th Percentile £363 £288 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £425 £444
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -4.33% -1.28%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 299 80
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £22.25
Median % change year-on-year +51.85% -39.33% +30.88%
75th Percentile £52.50 £24.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £50.00 £57.73
England median hourly rate £26.98 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.61% -8.89% +7.14%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in the East of England

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for IT Strategy in the East of England

IT Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Strategy in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in the East of England

IT Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for IT Strategy in the East of England

IT Strategy
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire +9 12 £550 -15.38% 11
Essex +7 9 £504 -16.00% 3
Bedfordshire -6 5 £506 -0.74% 1
Norfolk - 3 £438 - 2
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 15 (51.72%) Project Delivery
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Process Improvement
5 7 (24.14%) Technology Strategy
5 7 (24.14%) Change Management
5 7 (24.14%) Agile
5 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) AWS
6 6 (20.69%) Validation
6 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Social Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.24%) Design Thinking
7 5 (17.24%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (13.79%) Conflict Resolution
8 4 (13.79%) RESTful
8 4 (13.79%) NHS
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) CMS
9 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
9 3 (10.34%) Firewall
9 3 (10.34%) ITSM

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.34%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Aviation
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) SAML
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) NHS
3 3 (10.34%) Hedge funds
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.45%) FMCG
5 1 (3.45%) Life Science
5 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) VMS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Project Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
3 8 (27.59%) Process Improvement
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) Agile
4 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Technology Strategy
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Validation
6 5 (17.24%) Design Thinking
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (13.79%) Conflict Resolution
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Bash
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.90%) PMP
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) NCSC
2 2 (6.90%) PMBOK
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
1 1 (3.45%) VxRail
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.90%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Ping Identity
5 1 (3.45%) Planview
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) SAP