Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 17 February 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 83 95
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12 +19
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.20% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Reading median daily rate - £663 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +65.63% -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £663 £400
% change year-on-year -35.85% +65.63% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Strategic Planning 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,282 1,023 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.62% 84.41% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 654 593
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -0.56% +0.63%
10th Percentile £282 £275 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £562
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 44
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -27.50% -35.28%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £19.09
% change year-on-year +22.81% -25.34% -23.65%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in Reading

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning 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 Reading region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) ECDL
2 1 (33.33%) MOF
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Maya
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) PMO

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maya
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administration Assistant
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Manager
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Assistant
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) MOF
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ECDL
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) SLA