The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Strategic Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 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 Planning
England / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 408 387
Rank change year-on-year +37 -21  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 29 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 23
Median daily rate £505 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £663 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +29.41% -8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.66% -  

Strategic Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17241 19748 18560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.53% 85.24% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14378 12960
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 181 267
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £51.69 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in London

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Strategic Planning in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in London

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Planning in London

Strategic Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategic Planning in London

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +5 4 £519 -13.54%
Strategic Planning
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.54%) Project Management
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.77%) Change Management
6 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
6 7 (10.77%) CRM
7 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (9.23%) SOA
7 6 (9.23%) SAP
7 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.23%) Retail
7 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.69%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.69%) REST
8 5 (7.69%) Banking
8 5 (7.69%) FTP
8 5 (7.69%) CA
8 5 (7.69%) ETL
8 5 (7.69%) JMS
8 5 (7.69%) JDBC
8 5 (7.69%) SOAP
8 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (7.69%) CMS

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.62%) GroupWise
4 2 (3.08%) Drupal
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) Kentico
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Boomi
2 4 (6.15%) iPaaS
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) FTP
2 4 (6.15%) LAN
2 4 (6.15%) WAN
3 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) WLAN
4 2 (3.08%) BGP
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.54%) PBX
5 1 (1.54%) PSTN
5 1 (1.54%) Skype
5 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
1 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MS Access
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.15%) Publishing
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Law
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Architect
2 7 (10.77%) Analyst
2 7 (10.77%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Content Strategist
5 4 (6.15%) Platform Architect
5 4 (6.15%) SAP Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Content Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Copywriter
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) JDBC
1 5 (7.69%) JMS
1 5 (7.69%) REST
1 5 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) EPoS
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) FMCG
4 3 (4.62%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) AS400
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Equities
6 1 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.54%) iSeries
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) SCORM
6 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Project Management
2 8 (12.31%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) Change Management
3 7 (10.77%) CRM
3 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.23%) SOA
5 5 (7.69%) ETL
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 5 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 5 (7.69%) SDLC
6 4 (6.15%) Coaching
6 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) ERP
6 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) Python
2 3 (4.62%) C#
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) RPG
4 1 (1.54%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ACCA
2 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.08%) CCNP
2 2 (3.08%) CIMA
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) APMG
3 1 (1.54%) CCA
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCP
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.08%) PMO
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.62%) NDS
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) Apigee
3 5 (7.69%) CA
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) Dell
4 4 (6.15%) Informatica
4 4 (6.15%) MuleSoft
4 4 (6.15%) SnapLogic
5 3 (4.62%) Anaplan
5 3 (4.62%) Novell
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Capita
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Polycom
7 1 (1.54%) VMware