The table below looks at the statistics for Demand Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Demand Management over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demand Management
Rank 141 138 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.092% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate £250 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.81 - -
Demand Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Demand Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Demand Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Demand Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Demand Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Demand Management across the North West region.

Demand Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Demand Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Demand Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Demand Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Demand Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Demand Management across the North West region.

Demand Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Demand Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Demand Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 8 £250 - 1
Cheshire -1 6 £250 -33.33%
Demand Management
England

Demand Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Demand Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Demand Management.

1 14 (53.85%) Capacity Management
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Banking
4 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
5 8 (30.77%) Change Management
6 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
6 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
6 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Use Case
8 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
8 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) User Stories
9 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (15.38%) Web Operations
9 4 (15.38%) Contactless
9 4 (15.38%) Validation
9 4 (15.38%) Internet
9 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (15.38%) Retail

Demand Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Demand Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Demand Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
1 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Environment Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Test Environment Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Contactless
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (11.54%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Capacity Management
2 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 7 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Use Case
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) User Stories
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 4 (15.38%) Web Operations
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) IBM