The median contractor rate for a Strategy Consultant was £950 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Strategy Consultant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 637 634
Rank change year-on-year +43 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Consultant 13 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.026% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.028% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Median daily rate £950 £573 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.93% -23.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £418 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £985 £703 £920
UK excluding London median daily rate £950 - £775
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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Strategy Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Consultant in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategy Consultant in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategy Consultant over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategy Consultant in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategy Consultant in the UK

Strategy Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +33 13 £950 +65.93% 6
London -13 6 £850 +48.47% 5
South East +32 3 £975 -
Hampshire - 3 £975 -
North West - 3 £200 - 1
Southampton - 3 £975 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £200 -
Liverpool - 1 £200 -
East of England - 1 £541 -
City of London - 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £541 -

Strategy Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Strategy Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.38%) MBA
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Product Management
5 3 (9.38%) Big Data
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
6 2 (6.25%) User Experience
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.25%) Customer Insight
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Moodle
6 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) People Management
6 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared

Strategy Consultant Skill Set
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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Moodle
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 3 (9.38%) Coaching
3 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Product Management
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Customer Insight
4 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) DNA
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Logistics
4 2 (6.25%) Pay per click
4 2 (6.25%) People Management
4 2 (6.25%) SEO
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) MBA
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Lotus
3 1 (3.13%) SAP