Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 months to 22 January 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.

Strategic Planning
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 162 188
Rank change year-on-year -32 +26 +11
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 9 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 2
East of England median daily rate £300 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £268 £246 £374
90th Percentile £353 £350 £511
England median daily rate £480 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.88% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £22.85 £25.75
% change year-on-year +42.26% -11.28% +17.05%

Strategic Planning 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 3,968 3,614 4,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.00% 81.25% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,287 2,083 2,378
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £262 £214 £240
90th Percentile £588 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 286 400
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.63 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.59
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Strategic Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in the East of England

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Strategic Planning in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in the East of England

Strategic Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategic Planning in the East of England

Strategic Planning
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 Strategic Planning within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Essex -13 4 £288 -11.54% 3
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3
Strategic Planning
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WLAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Law
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CCA
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 3 (33.33%) COSO
2 3 (33.33%) OWASP
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) SABSA
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (33.33%) GDPR

Strategic Planning
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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) WLAN
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
4 1 (11.11%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Security
4 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) OWASP
2 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) SABSA
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCA
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 3 (33.33%) COSO
2 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (33.33%) GDPR
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP