Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 531 512
Rank change year-on-year -43 -19 +17
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 54 64 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 57
London median daily rate £500 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £208 £263
90th Percentile £588 £788 £723
England median daily rate £480 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £18.79 - £27.50
10th Percentile £17.96 - £26.25
90th Percentile £19.63 - £28.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £22.85 £25.75
% change year-on-year +42.26% -11.28% +17.05%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,383 35,736 37,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.60% 85.98% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,483 25,718 26,478
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 422 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.40
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Strategic Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 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
Central London -20 10 £500 +11.11% 7
West London -28 4 £525 +162.50% 3
South London -30 4 £500 +42.86% 2
East London - 2 £250 - 2
North London - 1 - -
Strategic Planning
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 31 (57.41%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Project Management
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.07%) Change Management
4 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
5 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.81%) Banking
6 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 8 (14.81%) Business Development
6 8 (14.81%) Degree
6 8 (14.81%) QA
6 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.81%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
7 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
7 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
8 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 6 (11.11%) Migration
8 6 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
8 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (9.26%) Time Management
9 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (9.26%) Line Management
9 5 (9.26%) People Management
9 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
9 5 (9.26%) Advertising

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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.70%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Primavera
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.41%) BGP
2 4 (7.41%) EIGRP
2 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
3 3 (5.56%) SMS
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) Intranet
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.85%) MS Access
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 31 (57.41%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Advertising
4 4 (7.41%) Front Office
4 4 (7.41%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (12.96%) Analyst
1 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.26%) Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) IT Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Process Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) Java EE
1 1 (1.85%) JSF
1 1 (1.85%) JSON
1 1 (1.85%) JSP
1 1 (1.85%) REST
1 1 (1.85%) Servlets
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
4 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (3.70%) Social Media
6 2 (3.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.85%) BYOD
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Change Management
3 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
4 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) Business Development
4 8 (14.81%) SDLC
5 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Analytics
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (9.26%) ERP
7 5 (9.26%) Line Management
7 5 (9.26%) People Management
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Six Sigma
7 5 (9.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C#
1 2 (3.70%) VBA
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CCIE
4 2 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) PMO
3 3 (5.56%) GDPR
4 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) Riverbed
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.70%) Ariba
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) Meraki
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com