Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Strategy Consultant was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 811 825
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Consultant 22 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.031% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 13
England median daily rate £700 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.98% -8.51%
10th Percentile £500 £120 £433
90th Percentile £1,000 £800 £793
UK median daily rate £700 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +40.00% -6.98% -8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86,904 83,899 94,054
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,288 55,238 60,876
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,543 2,884 3,598
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.99 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%

Strategy Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Strategy Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 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
London -38 14 £700 +33.33% 6
South West +6 3 £975 +95.00%
South East -22 3 £550 -14.56%
North of England +40 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Strategy Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Legal
3 5 (22.73%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Data Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) GDPR
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Banking
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
7 1 (4.55%) Service Design
7 1 (4.55%) Single Customer View
7 1 (4.55%) IFRS
7 1 (4.55%) Algolia
7 1 (4.55%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
7 1 (4.55%) Big Data
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight

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 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Algolia
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Data Strategy
3 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) SEO
6 1 (4.55%) Service Design
6 1 (4.55%) Single Customer View
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) IFRS
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Google