The median contractor rate for a Strategy Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategy Analyst
UK
Rank 588 629 612
Rank change year-on-year +41 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Analyst 5 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.030% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -17.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £365 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £425 £290
% change year-on-year -36.70% +46.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Strategy Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Strategy Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Analyst in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategy Analyst in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategy Analyst over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategy Analyst in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategy Analyst in the UK

Strategy Analyst
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
London +27 4 £400 -5.88%
England +20 4 £400 -5.88%
Scotland +23 1 £269 -40.22%
Edinburgh +19 1 £269 -40.22%

Strategy Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Strategy Analyst 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 featuring Strategy Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Teradata
4 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Discovery
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

Strategy Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Impala
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Discovery
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) SAP