Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 14 December 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 Thinking
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +21
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.08% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £400 £395
% change year-on-year -21.88% +1.27% +15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £36.00

Strategic Thinking 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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151 178 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 81.62% 70.63% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 86
Solihull median daily rate £410 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +4.17% +7.87%
10th Percentile £245 £269 £275
90th Percentile £578 £568 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 £15.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.19% -61.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £12.45 £15.25 £18.70
90th Percentile £52.71 £15.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.00% -5.30% +1.27%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Strategic Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Solihull

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Strategic Thinking.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Sigfox
2 1 (50.00%) Z-Wave
2 1 (50.00%) 5G
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) RFID
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

Strategic Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) 5G
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) RFID
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) IoT Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sigfox