The median contractor rate for a Strategy Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategy Manager
UK / England
Rank 546 582 567
Rank change year-on-year +36 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 31 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.062% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.065% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 12
Median daily rate £475 £413 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -18.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.67 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - -

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 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +19 21 £460 +22.66%
South East +14 3 £488 +3.44% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £441 +2.14%
South West - 2 £444 -
North West +19 1 £451 +36.51%
West Midlands - 1 £525 -
Strategy Manager
UK

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 30 (42.86%) Project Management
2 26 (37.14%) Finance
3 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
5 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
7 10 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (11.43%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (10.00%) ISEB
10 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.57%) Banking
10 6 (8.57%) Test Management
11 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
11 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 5 (7.14%) Degree
11 5 (7.14%) Information Security
11 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.71%) ITIL
12 4 (5.71%) Service Management
12 4 (5.71%) Selenium
12 4 (5.71%) Logistics
12 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Marketing
12 4 (5.71%) Analytics

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Broadband
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
2 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (2.86%) OLAP
2 2 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) MSTest
2 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (2.86%) Local Government
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) CSS
1 3 (4.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Fintech
3 2 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
1 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Project Management
2 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
4 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
6 10 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (11.43%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.57%) Test Management
9 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (7.14%) Information Security
10 4 (5.71%) Analytics
10 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.71%) ITIL
10 4 (5.71%) Logistics
10 4 (5.71%) Service Management
11 3 (4.29%) ERP
11 3 (4.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) ISEB
3 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.86%) HND
5 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.43%) CIPD
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) GMP
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) HP
3 2 (2.86%) Cognos
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle