Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Strategy Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 594 577
Rank change year-on-year -13 -17 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 20 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.064% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.067% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 23
London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £435 £398 £380
90th Percentile £738 £638 £738
England median daily rate £494 £475 £481
% change year-on-year +3.95% -1.30% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Manager in London

Strategy Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategy Manager in London

Strategy Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategy Manager in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategy Manager in London

Strategy Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategy Manager in London

Strategy Manager
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 Strategy Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London -5 3 £700 +12.00% 3
South London - 3 £450 -
East London -5 1 £725 +38.10%
Strategy Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region featuring Strategy Manager in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (15.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (15.00%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) Blockchain
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.00%) Fintech
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.00%) NHS
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management

Strategy Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Blockchain
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Fintech
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Direct Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Product Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA