Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Strategy Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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 Manager
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 808 808
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 41 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.066% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.070% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 41
England median daily rate £488 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% -1.05% -3.80%
10th Percentile £338 £330 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £688
UK median daily rate £486 £470 £481
% change year-on-year +3.46% -2.34% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £56.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £56.00 -

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 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Manager in England

Strategy Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategy Manager in England

Strategy Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategy Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategy Manager in England

Strategy Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategy Manager in England

Strategy Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -24 21 £506 -3.57% 4
North of England +62 10 £383 +12.09% 2
North West +19 5 £383 +12.09% 1
Yorkshire +24 4 £450 - 1
Midlands +21 4 £425 -5.56% 1
South East -5 4 £190 -60.00% 1
West Midlands +27 2 £360 -20.00% 1
South West -5 2 £525 -4.55%
East Midlands - 2 £463 -
North East - 1 £538 -
Strategy Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Strategy Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) Banking
5 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
7 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
7 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.32%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.88%) Degree
8 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) Coaching
8 2 (4.88%) Data Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (4.88%) Retail Finance
8 2 (4.88%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (4.88%) Back Office
8 2 (4.88%) Legal
8 2 (4.88%) SAP
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel

Strategy Manager 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Back Office
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Retail Finance
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) JFC
1 1 (2.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) Fintech
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Social Media
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.32%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (4.88%) Analytics
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Coaching
6 2 (4.88%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (4.88%) Data Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.88%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) CISMP
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Qualys
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy