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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 28 June 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.

Strategic Thinking
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 136 120 112
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8 +64
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 5 3 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.15% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
10th Percentile £555 - -
25th Percentile £560 £385 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £390 £450
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.33% +12.50%
75th Percentile £645 £395 £538
90th Percentile £671 - £605
England median daily rate £625 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% +216.67% -58.41%

Strategic Thinking 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 2,098 1,654 1,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.52% 85.35% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,268 928 1,040
10th Percentile £213 £160 £250
25th Percentile £367 £300 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.94% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £588 £535 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 203 86
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.38 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -19.48% +30.40%
75th Percentile £52.81 £35.00 £48.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.40 £59.38
England median hourly rate £28.13 £24.08 £22.67
% change year-on-year +16.80% +6.21% -1.42%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in the East of England

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Strategic Thinking in the East of England

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Strategic Thinking in the East of England

Strategic Thinking
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 Thinking within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 June 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 -4 4 £630 +61.54% 1
Essex -9 1 £552 - 3
Strategic Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Thinking.

1 3 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (40.00%) BigCommerce
2 2 (40.00%) NN4M
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Shopify
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Agile
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE

Strategic Thinking
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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) BigCommerce
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Commercetools
2 1 (20.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Agile
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Product Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) NN4M
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle