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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategic Management
UK
Rank 592 622 613
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.014% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £463 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £349 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £696 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -27.80% +13.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Strategic Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Strategic Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
England +36 7 £463 -9.75% 5
East of England -2 3 £370 -43.07%
London - 3 £469 - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
South East +17 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £370 -

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Strategic Management
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Requirements Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Requirements Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
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