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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demand Management
Rank 579 560 535
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -25
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 52 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.093% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 32
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£400 £405 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
- -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.25

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
46337 42400 39480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.99% 76.18% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30192 26229 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1151 1100
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -31 49 £400 -2.43% 8
London +4 20 £463 -7.50% 2
South East -35 15 £406 +8.33% 5
Hampshire -6 6 £288 -14.66% 3
City of London -8 5 - - 1
North West -27 5 £425 +54.54%
South West - 5 £370 -
West Sussex - 4 £560 -
East of England +6 3 £450 +5.88%
Manchester -14 3 £425 -
Bristol - 3 £370 -
Southampton -1 2 £262 -4.90% 1
Surrey -3 2 £400 -55.55%
Berkshire -8 2 - - 2
Scotland -10 2 - -
Edinburgh -14 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £400 -
Crawley - 2 £560 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £413 -
Bedfordshire +12 1 - -
Newbury -11 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £285 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £365 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Demand Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 50 (45.87%) Project Management
2 49 (44.95%) Finance
3 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
5 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
6 19 (17.43%) Business Analysis
7 18 (16.51%) Degree
8 17 (15.60%) PRINCE2
9 15 (13.76%) ITIL
9 15 (13.76%) Programme Management
10 14 (12.84%) Change Control
11 13 (11.93%) Change Management
12 12 (11.01%) Service Delivery
12 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
12 12 (11.01%) Middleware
12 12 (11.01%) Legal
12 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (11.01%) Marketing
13 11 (10.09%) Service Management
14 10 (9.17%) MS Office
14 10 (9.17%) SAP
14 10 (9.17%) Windows
14 10 (9.17%) Linux
14 10 (9.17%) SQL
14 10 (9.17%) ERP
14 10 (9.17%) Analytics
15 9 (8.26%) User Experience
15 9 (8.26%) SharePoint

Demand Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.42%) IIS
2 7 (6.42%) Apache
2 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.59%) JBoss
4 3 (2.75%) MS Project Server
4 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) LiveLink
Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.17%) MS Office
3 9 (8.26%) MS Project
4 5 (4.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Firewall
2 6 (5.50%) DNS
3 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
5 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.92%) NAS
6 1 (0.92%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) ADSL
6 1 (0.92%) MPLS
6 1 (0.92%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (44.95%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Legal
2 12 (11.01%) Marketing
3 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.50%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Billing
5 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.67%) Law
6 3 (2.75%) Back Office
6 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.75%) Publishing
7 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) French Language
8 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Analyst
2 17 (15.60%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Programme Manager
5 4 (3.67%) Coordinator
6 3 (2.75%) Architect
6 3 (2.75%) Junior
6 3 (2.75%) Applications Support
6 3 (2.75%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (2.75%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (2.75%) Service Manager
6 3 (2.75%) Portfolio Analyst
7 2 (1.83%) PMO Lead
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Designer
7 2 (1.83%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (1.83%) Support Manager
7 2 (1.83%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) Middleware
2 6 (5.50%) .NET
3 5 (4.59%) J2EE
4 4 (3.67%) CSS
5 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) HTML
7 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.26%) User Experience
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.83%) Economics
6 2 (1.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.92%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.92%) Physics
7 1 (0.92%) CMDB
7 1 (0.92%) FMCG
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) Linux
1 10 (9.17%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.50%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Solaris
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.87%) Project Management
2 22 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.43%) Business Analysis
5 17 (15.60%) PRINCE2
6 15 (13.76%) ITIL
6 15 (13.76%) Programme Management
7 14 (12.84%) Change Control
8 13 (11.93%) Change Management
9 12 (11.01%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (10.09%) Service Management
11 10 (9.17%) ERP
11 10 (9.17%) Analytics
12 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.42%) Process Management
13 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
13 7 (6.42%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (6.42%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.17%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) Java
3 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.75%) Python
5 3 (2.75%) Ruby
6 2 (1.83%) C
7 1 (0.92%) C#
7 1 (0.92%) C++
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.75%) APMP
4 3 (2.75%) PMP
4 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.83%) CAPM
5 2 (1.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.92%) MAPM
6 1 (0.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.92%) ACCA
6 1 (0.92%) CIMA
6 1 (0.92%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) SLA
3 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.83%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.92%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) ISA Server
2 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.75%) vSphere
3 3 (2.75%) KVM
3 3 (2.75%) Docker
3 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) Squid
5 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) SAP
3 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle
4 7 (6.42%) Cisco
4 7 (6.42%) IBM
5 6 (5.50%) Endeca
6 5 (4.59%) Ektron
6 5 (4.59%) WorldPay
6 5 (4.59%) HP
6 5 (4.59%) BEA
7 4 (3.67%) VMware
8 3 (2.75%) BMC
8 3 (2.75%) EMC
8 3 (2.75%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.75%) Sun
8 3 (2.75%) Siebel
9 2 (1.83%) Sybase
9 2 (1.83%) Niku
9 2 (1.83%) Ericsson
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