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 3 months to 28 April 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 120 125
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £550 £613 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.20% +206.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +29.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year +27.65% -  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1806 2025 2114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.20% 78.98% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1204 1183
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 116 166
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.13% -15.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 5 £550 - 1
Strategic Planning
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WLAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (30.77%) NHS
6 3 (23.08%) Firmware
6 3 (23.08%) CCA
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) System Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (23.08%) Security Patching

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) GroupWise
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Dropbox
1 1 (7.69%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
1 9 (69.23%) WLAN
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Billing Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) NHS
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Animation
3 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
2 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Security Patching
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CCA
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
5 2 (15.38%) MCITP
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) SCSM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.69%) MobiControl
3 1 (7.69%) PaperCut
3 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Novell
4 1 (7.69%) Acronis
4 1 (7.69%) Canon
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Equitrac
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.69%) Isilon
4 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) SOTI
4 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
4 1 (7.69%) Xerox