The median contractor rate for a Strategy Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

Strategy Consultant
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 640 609
Rank change year-on-year +55 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Consultant 20 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.016% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 11
Median daily rate £550 £656 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.19% +38.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £476 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £775 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £775 £525
% change year-on-year -29.03% +47.61%  
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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
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 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 13 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 29 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 +62 20 £550 -16.19% 5
London +42 12 £581 +8.13% 4
City of London - 4 £556 - 1
Bath - 3 £550 -
Somerset - 3 £550 -
South West - 3 £550 -
East of England - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
South East +17 2 £544 +20.83% 1
Milton Keynes -2 1 £538 +19.44%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £538 +19.44%
Royston - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £550 - 1

Strategy Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 6 (15.79%) Web Services
1 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Coaching
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (7.89%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Product Management
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 2 (5.26%) SEO
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) ERP

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 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Moodle
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) LESS
3 1 (2.63%) Sass
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.16%) Coaching
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Product Management
4 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Pay per click
5 2 (5.26%) People Management
5 2 (5.26%) SEO
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Lotus
2 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Tufin