Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 22 July 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 54 62
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.52% 1.08% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate £408 £540 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.54% +8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £374 £440 £328
90th Percentile £502 £635 £530
East Midlands median daily rate £453 £540 £450
% change year-on-year -16.20% +20.00% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

IT Strategy 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 672 620 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.06% 83.45% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 416 501
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% -2.65% -
10th Percentile £293 £253 £285
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £13.86 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.41% -12.69% -5.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £102.10 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.53% - -11.31%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Northamptonshire

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Northamptonshire

IT Strategy
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Northampton -3 11 £408 -24.54% 1
Kettering - 1 - -
IT Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 4 (33.33%) BCP
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) PSD2
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Designer
1 7 (58.33%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Level Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) BCP
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PSD2