The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategic Planning
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 125 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £225 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £540
% change year-on-year -2.94% -21.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.66% -  

Strategic Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1824 2198 1839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.93% 82.51% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1212 1042
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Planning in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Planning in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Strategic Planning in the West Midlands

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Staffordshire - 3 £225 -
Birmingham 0 1 £413 -2.94%
Warwickshire -4 1 £450 -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) NHS
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) TypeScript
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) StructureMap
4 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 5 (45.45%) AutoMapper
4 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Workflow
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) LINQ
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) System Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) Informix
3 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Teradata Architect
3 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
1 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (45.45%) AutoMapper
1 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
1 5 (45.45%) LINQ
1 5 (45.45%) StructureMap
1 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (18.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) NHS
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (36.36%) System Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) E-business
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 5 (45.45%) TypeScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Basel II
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Netezza
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft