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 3 months to 29 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 Management
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 647 631
Rank change year-on-year +42 -16  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 9 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.004% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
Median daily rate £413 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 - £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -90.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £170.00
% change year-on-year - -90.58%  

Strategic Management 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39787 44801 45267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.41% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99353 111983 101262
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £283 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3077 2943 3102
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 6 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 3 months to 29 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
England +34 8 £425 - 2
UK excluding London +67 5 £425 - 2
London - 4 £400 -
South East - 3 £465 -
North of England - 1 £290 - 1
Wales - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Publishing
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
5 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
1 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Requirements Manager
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.88%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
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