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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demand Management
Rank 553 527 523
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 58 73 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 31
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£394 £400 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.39 - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 - £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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Demand Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Demand Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 -26 54 £394 -2.77% 11
London -1 19 £485 +38.37% 2
South East -33 15 £315 -13.10% 4
North West -10 10 £425 +54.54% 1
South West +9 7 £370 -35.65% 2
Hampshire +2 6 £315 -22.46% 2
City of London 0 6 - -
Surrey -1 6 £320 -49.80%
Cumbria - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £370 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 - -
Scotland -4 3 - -
Edinburgh -6 3 - -
Guildford - 3 £240 -
Manchester - 3 £425 - 1
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £413 -
Southampton - 2 £275 - 1
Staines -2 1 - -
Newbury -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -6 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £365 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £650 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £200 -

Demand Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (43.86%) Finance
2 43 (37.72%) Project Management
3 26 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
6 20 (17.54%) Business Analysis
7 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
9 15 (13.16%) ITIL
9 15 (13.16%) Degree
10 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
11 12 (10.53%) Service Management
11 12 (10.53%) Change Management
11 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
11 12 (10.53%) SQL
11 12 (10.53%) Change Control
11 12 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
12 11 (9.65%) Middleware
12 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (9.65%) Banking
13 10 (8.77%) Retail
13 10 (8.77%) Legal
13 10 (8.77%) SAP
13 10 (8.77%) Windows
13 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
13 10 (8.77%) ERP
14 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.89%) Linux
14 9 (7.89%) MS Project

Demand Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.14%) IIS
3 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.26%) Apache
4 5 (4.39%) JBoss
5 3 (2.63%) MS Project Server
5 3 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) LiveLink
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.89%) MS Project
3 7 (6.14%) MS Office
4 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Firewall
2 6 (5.26%) DNS
3 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.75%) LAN
4 2 (1.75%) WAN
4 2 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) MPLS
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) ADSL
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (43.86%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.65%) Banking
4 10 (8.77%) Retail
4 10 (8.77%) Legal
5 9 (7.89%) Marketing
6 6 (5.26%) Billing
7 5 (4.39%) Investment Banking
8 4 (3.51%) Law
9 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.63%) Back Office
9 3 (2.63%) Publishing
9 3 (2.63%) Games
10 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.88%) Electronics
11 1 (0.88%) French Language
11 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Analyst
2 17 (14.91%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.28%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.26%) Architect
5 5 (4.39%) Coordinator
5 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (3.51%) Service Manager
6 4 (3.51%) Data Analyst
6 4 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (3.51%) Portfolio Manager
6 4 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Portfolio Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Service Design Architect
7 3 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (2.63%) Applications Support
7 3 (2.63%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.63%) Junior
7 3 (2.63%) Senior Manager
8 2 (1.75%) Consultant
8 2 (1.75%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) Middleware
2 8 (7.02%) .NET
3 5 (4.39%) J2EE
4 4 (3.51%) CSS
5 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.75%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) User Experience
3 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (1.75%) Statistics
4 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Economics
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.26%) UNIX
5 3 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Project Management
2 23 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (17.54%) Business Analysis
4 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 15 (13.16%) ITIL
6 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
7 12 (10.53%) Change Management
7 12 (10.53%) Service Management
7 12 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.53%) Change Control
8 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
8 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.77%) ERP
10 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.89%) Resource Management
10 9 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (6.14%) Analytics
11 7 (6.14%) Capacity Management
11 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) Java
3 5 (4.39%) C
3 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.63%) C#
5 3 (2.63%) Python
5 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.75%) VBA
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) PMP
4 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.75%) ISEB
5 2 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.75%) CAPM
6 1 (0.88%) APMP
6 1 (0.88%) ACCA
6 1 (0.88%) CIMA
6 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 6 (5.26%) QA
3 5 (4.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.75%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) BS25999
5 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) ISA Server
2 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
3 3 (2.63%) KVM
3 3 (2.63%) Docker
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Squid
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) SAP
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
3 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.26%) IBM
4 6 (5.26%) Endeca
5 5 (4.39%) Ektron
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
5 5 (4.39%) BEA
6 4 (3.51%) HP
6 4 (3.51%) VMware
6 4 (3.51%) WorldPay
7 3 (2.63%) EMC
7 3 (2.63%) BMC
7 3 (2.63%) Hitachi
7 3 (2.63%) Sun
8 2 (1.75%) Sybase
8 2 (1.75%) Niku
8 2 (1.75%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix
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