Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 200 177
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +28
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 19 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
East of England median daily rate £700 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +100.00% +37.50%
England median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 - -
England median hourly rate £27.45 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.50% -7.69% +47.73%

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 3,973 3,929 4,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.19% 84.77% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,249 2,331 2,503
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £238 £231 £246
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 257 293
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% +37.78% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.15 £12.91
90th Percentile £48.18 £50.24 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 July 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
Hertfordshire +1 13 - - 4
Essex - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £700 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 2
Strategic Planning
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning 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 Strategic Planning.

1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Change Management
2 12 (63.16%) Data Centre
3 11 (57.89%) SABSA
3 11 (57.89%) Patch Management
3 11 (57.89%) Programme Delivery
3 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
3 11 (57.89%) COSO
3 11 (57.89%) OWASP
3 11 (57.89%) Security Architecture
3 11 (57.89%) GDPR
3 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
3 11 (57.89%) Law
3 11 (57.89%) Retail
3 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
3 11 (57.89%) COBIT
3 11 (57.89%) QA
3 11 (57.89%) PRINCE
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) XSD
5 3 (15.79%) XSL
5 3 (15.79%) NHS
5 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

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 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) WLAN
2 1 (5.26%) BGP-4
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (57.89%) Law
1 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Architect
2 11 (57.89%) Security Architect
2 11 (57.89%) Security Technical Architect
2 11 (57.89%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) XSD
1 3 (15.79%) XSL
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Data Centre
2 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Change Management
3 11 (57.89%) OWASP
3 11 (57.89%) Patch Management
3 11 (57.89%) PRINCE
3 11 (57.89%) Programme Delivery
3 11 (57.89%) SABSA
3 11 (57.89%) Security Architecture
3 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Data Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCDE
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE Data Center
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) COBIT
1 11 (57.89%) COSO
1 11 (57.89%) GDPR
1 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
1 11 (57.89%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) InterSystems
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Brocade
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.26%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.26%) VMware