The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 150 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 -  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.034% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.040% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +33.33% -5.71%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1815 2515 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.35% 85.49% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1424 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 64
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +20.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in Scotland

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Glasgow - 3 - -
Edinburgh +16 1 - -
Strategic Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) CRISC
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Product Owner
2 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA