The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 94 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.62% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.75% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £488 £415 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -12.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £369 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £468 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +33.33% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -51.38% -  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in Manchester

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in Manchester

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Planning in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
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