The median contractor rate for a Strategy Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Strategy Manager
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 257 259
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.096% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.10% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £488 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.76% +4.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £434 £475
% change year-on-year +12.39% -8.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Strategy Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Manager in the South East

Strategy Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Strategy Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategy Manager in the South East

Strategy Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £488 +16.76%
Berkshire +26 1 - -
Strategy Manager
England

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Strategy Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Strategy Manager in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) CIPD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) GMP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft