The median contractor rate for a Strategy Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 609 605
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 26 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.083% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.088% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 25
Median daily rate £513 £465 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.21% -5.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £707 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £483 £444
% change year-on-year -22.27% +8.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £56.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.00 -

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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
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 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £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 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategy Manager over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +7 26 £513 +10.21% 5
London +1 17 £525 +16.66% 2
North West +20 3 £550 +57.14%
City of London 0 3 £700 +20.43% 1
Liverpool - 3 £550 -
Merseyside - 3 £550 -
South East +11 2 £190 -62.00% 1
South West +2 2 £440 -12.10%
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Leeds - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Middlesex +11 1 £190 -
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Bristol -2 1 £440 -2.44%
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £325 -
Corsham - 1 - -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Strategy Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 17 (29.31%) Project Management
2 16 (27.59%) Finance
3 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.52%) Banking
5 9 (15.52%) Marketing
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.62%) Analytics
9 5 (8.62%) Scrum
9 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.62%) Marketing Strategy
9 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
10 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 4 (6.90%) Degree
10 4 (6.90%) QA
10 4 (6.90%) Information Security
10 4 (6.90%) NHS
10 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.17%) Fintech
11 3 (5.17%) Data Strategy
11 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.17%) Legal
11 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
11 3 (5.17%) Change Management
11 3 (5.17%) Retail

Strategy Manager 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:

Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) OLAP
2 1 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) MSTest
2 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.72%) Protractor
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
2 9 (15.52%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Behat
1 1 (1.72%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) NHS
2 3 (5.17%) Credit Risk
2 3 (5.17%) Fintech
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) FMCG
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.72%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.72%) New Media
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
1 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Project Management
2 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) Analytics
7 5 (8.62%) Marketing Strategy
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.90%) Information Security
9 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 3 (5.17%) Data Strategy
9 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.17%) Test Management
9 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.45%) Customer Insight
10 2 (3.45%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
2 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) HND
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) GMP
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Cognos
2 1 (1.72%) Google
2 1 (1.72%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) IBM
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