Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 21 February 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.

Strategic Thinking
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.44% 1.03% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Swindon median daily rate £550 £650 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +48.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £384 £610 £416
90th Percentile £638 £730 £449
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £650 £438
% change year-on-year -15.38% +48.57% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 499 572 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 79.59% 84.49% 80.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 405 472
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £606 £563 £509
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.03% -4.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.15 £11.65
90th Percentile £29.55 £41.50 £59.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -1.28% +44.44%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Swindon

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Thinking in Swindon

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking in Swindon over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Thinking in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Strategic Thinking.

1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Project Governance
4 3 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
5 2 (22.22%) Automotive
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Information Management
5 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Records Management
5 2 (22.22%) GDPR
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC

Strategic Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Manager
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Project Governance
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Information Management
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Records Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft