The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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 / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 158 146
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £575 - £588
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £536
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +17.64% -8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2312 3256 3079
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.78% 81.89% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1416 1996 1680
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 104 143
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in the North West

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in the North West over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Planning in the North West

Strategic Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategic Planning in the North West

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +12 5 £575 - 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Strategic Planning
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
3 1 (10.00%) Spark SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) BDD

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
2 1 (10.00%) Spark SQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) ATDD
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
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