The table below looks at the statistics for Demand Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Demand Management over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demand Management
Rank 526 511 479
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -32
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 53 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 22
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£375 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £430
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.88

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39429 37564 32100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.02% 75.01% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24726 22718 19169
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1056 1102 1125
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Demand Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Demand Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Demand Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Demand Management within the UK.

Demand Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Demand Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Demand Management within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Demand Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Demand Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Demand Management within the UK.

Demand Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Demand Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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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
England -7 51 £375 -4.76% 22
South East -14 24 £300 -23.80% 8
London -1 14 £425 -5.13% 4
Surrey - 10 £288 -
City of London +16 6 £469 +6.53%
Hampshire -7 6 £275 - 5
North West -16 4 £319 -8.92% 1
Wiltshire +2 2 £459 +116.11% 3
West Midlands -3 2 £320 -24.70% 6
Berkshire -7 2 £270 -28.00% 2
Merseyside -8 2 £244 -
West Yorkshire -9 2 £375 +50.00%
South West -13 2 £459 +22.46% 3
Yorkshire -16 2 £375 +50.00%
Cheshire - 2 £388 - 1
East of England +6 1 - -
Havant +1 1 £240 -
Swindon -2 1 £469 +120.47% 1
Liverpool -10 1 £263 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £575 -
Oxford - 1 £575 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chester - - - -
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Demand Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (40.82%) Finance
2 32 (32.65%) Project Management
3 26 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (18.37%) Change Management
5 17 (17.35%) PRINCE2
6 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
7 15 (15.31%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (14.29%) Change Control
8 14 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (13.27%) ITIL
10 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
10 12 (12.24%) Programme Management
10 12 (12.24%) Resource Management
11 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
12 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
13 9 (9.18%) Coaching
13 9 (9.18%) Retail
13 9 (9.18%) Release Management
13 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
13 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
13 9 (9.18%) SLA
14 8 (8.16%) Economics
14 8 (8.16%) Business Analysis
14 8 (8.16%) Line Management
15 7 (7.14%) People Management
15 7 (7.14%) Time Management
15 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (7.14%) Degree

Demand Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.12%) MS Project
4 4 (4.08%) MS Office
5 2 (2.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (1.02%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.02%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.02%) Demantra
1 1 (1.02%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.02%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.02%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.02%) SAP PS
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (1.02%) NAS
1 1 (1.02%) ADSL
1 1 (1.02%) Broadband
1 1 (1.02%) LAN
1 1 (1.02%) WAN
1 1 (1.02%) POP3
1 1 (1.02%) SMTP
1 1 (1.02%) DHCP
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) VPN
1 1 (1.02%) DNS
1 1 (1.02%) LDAP
1 1 (1.02%) SAN
1 1 (1.02%) MPLS
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.02%) CloverETL
2 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
General
1 40 (40.82%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.08%) Advertising
7 3 (3.06%) Billing
7 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.04%) Games
8 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.02%) Marketing
9 1 (1.02%) Front Office
9 1 (1.02%) Electronics
9 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.16%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (6.12%) Consultant
4 6 (6.12%) Architect
5 5 (5.10%) Service Design Architect
5 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.08%) Portfolio Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.04%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.04%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.04%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.04%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.04%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.04%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (2.04%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Ajax
2 1 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
2 1 (1.02%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Economics
3 4 (4.08%) FMCG
3 4 (4.08%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) IVR
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) Project Management
2 26 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (18.37%) Change Management
4 17 (17.35%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
6 15 (15.31%) Portfolio Management
7 14 (14.29%) Change Control
7 14 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 13 (13.27%) ITIL
9 12 (12.24%) Programme Management
9 12 (12.24%) Resource Management
10 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.18%) Coaching
11 9 (9.18%) Release Management
12 8 (8.16%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.16%) Line Management
13 7 (7.14%) People Management
13 7 (7.14%) Time Management
13 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) C
2 3 (3.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.04%) VBA
3 2 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) R
4 1 (1.02%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.02%) VCP4
5 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) SLA
2 6 (6.12%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) P3O
4 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) COBIT
4 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
1 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) SAP
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) CA
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Planview
5 1 (1.02%) Tableau
5 1 (1.02%) F5
5 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.02%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco
5 1 (1.02%) Dell
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe
5 1 (1.02%) JDA
5 1 (1.02%) Manugistics
5 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
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