Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Strategic Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Planning over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Strategic Planning
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.73% 0.071% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.084% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Wales median daily rate £614 - -
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £22.85 £25.75
% change year-on-year +42.26% -11.28% +0.98%

Strategic Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1017 1194 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 82.68% 84.38% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 850 919
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £238
90th Percentile £551 £564 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 51
Wales median hourly rate £21.09 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.17% +12.50% -8.36%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.62 £62.80 £49.00
UK median hourly rate £24.99 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.13% +6.67% +15.38%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Strategic Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in Wales

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Strategic Planning in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in Wales

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Planning in Wales

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 7 £629 -
South Wales +5 1 - -
Strategic Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SMS
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) CRM

Strategic Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) ZAP BI
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Portfolio Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Public Sector Programme Manager
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) TM1 Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos