The median contractor rate for a Strategy Consultant was £556 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Strategy Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 608 618
Rank change year-on-year +51 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Consultant 24 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.022% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Median daily rate £556 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +38.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £492 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £965 £775 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £775 £638
% change year-on-year -29.03% +21.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40438 48973 48899
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.58% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26388 32364 30133
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1334 1394 1962
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Strategy Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Strategy Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Consultant in England

Strategy Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Strategy Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategy Consultant in England

Strategy Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategy Consultant in England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategy Consultant in England

Strategy Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategy Consultant in England

Strategy Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +39 16 £600 +3.22% 2
North West - 3 £200 -
East of England - 3 - - 1
South East +24 1 £550 +22.22%
South West - 1 £550 -
Strategy Consultant
UK

Strategy Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Strategy Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Strategy Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Coaching
3 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) Product Management
5 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.56%) SEO
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (5.56%) DNA
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Banking
6 2 (5.56%) Logistics
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails

Strategy Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Moodle
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.89%) Coaching
2 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
3 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) Product Management
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Analytics
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 2 (5.56%) DNA
5 2 (5.56%) Logistics
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Pay per click
5 2 (5.56%) People Management
5 2 (5.56%) SEO
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) MBA
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Lotus
2 1 (2.78%) SAP