The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategic Planning
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £528
% change year-on-year -2.94% -19.43%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 274 272 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.57% 80.71% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 181 121
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in Merseyside