Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Strategic Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Management over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Management
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 884 874
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 -30
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 34 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.002% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.002% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 0 20
UK median daily rate £460 - £425
10th Percentile £313 - £295
90th Percentile £570 - £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
UK median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -

Strategic Management 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

Strategic Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Strategic Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Management in the UK

Strategic Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Management in the UK

Strategic Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Management in the UK

Strategic Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategic Management in the UK

Strategic Management
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 27 £461 - 4
UK excluding London +48 16 £460 - 2
London - 11 £463 - 2
North of England +74 10 £500 - 2
North East - 7 £500 - 1
West Midlands +39 4 £460 -
Midlands +29 4 £460 -
North West +29 3 £500 -
South East - 2 £460 -
South West - 1 £460 -
East of England - 1 £473 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Strategic Management.

1 15 (44.12%) Management Information System
2 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) Risk Management
4 11 (32.35%) Degree
5 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (26.47%) Change Management
5 9 (26.47%) Project Management
6 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team Management
7 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team
7 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
8 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Master Data Management
9 5 (14.71%) Data Management
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.71%) Service Management
10 4 (11.76%) GIS
10 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
10 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis

Strategic Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (11.76%) GIS
3 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) IT Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Requirements Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Database Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Office Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Business Requirements Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL Service Architect
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server BI Developer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Management Information System
2 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 4 (11.76%) Reference Data
5 3 (8.82%) NHS
6 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Risk Management
2 9 (26.47%) Change Management
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team Management
4 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) Data Management
6 5 (14.71%) Master Data Management
6 5 (14.71%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.94%) CISM
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
1 3 (8.82%) Snow
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) BMC
3 1 (2.94%) VMware