Period
to 2 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Inventory Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Inventory Management over the 6 months to 2 December 2020 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.

Inventory Management
UK > England
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 480 601 667
Rank change year-on-year +121 +66 -35
Contract jobs citing Inventory Management 48 173 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 81 126
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -9.86%
10th Percentile £160 £132 £106
90th Percentile £519 £588 £631
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 34
Median hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.57% - +19.45%
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +57.35% -2.86% -7.89%

Inventory Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,187 63,907 81,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.15% 86.35% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,394 42,199 54,805
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,053 1,984 2,109
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +7.95% -4.79%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.97 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% +6.82% -4.35%

Inventory Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Inventory Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Inventory Management in England

Inventory Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Inventory Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Inventory Management in England

Inventory Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Inventory Management in England over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Inventory Management in England

Inventory Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Inventory Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Inventory Management in England

Inventory Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Inventory Management in England over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Inventory Management in England

Inventory Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inventory Management within the England region over the 6 months to 2 December 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +116 13 £315 +5.00% 5
South West +101 10 £400 -15.79% 6
South East +108 8 £250 -33.33% 1
East of England +67 8 £460 +155.56%
North of England +99 4 £425 +6.25% 10
Midlands +65 4 - - 1
West Midlands +58 4 - - 1
North West +71 3 - - 6
Yorkshire +58 1 £425 -5.56% 2
Inventory Management
UK

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Inventory Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Inventory Management.

1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 8 (16.67%) Office 365
5 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
5 7 (14.58%) SAP
5 7 (14.58%) Retail
6 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle
6 5 (10.42%) Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
7 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
7 4 (8.33%) SCCM
7 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (6.25%) CMS
8 3 (6.25%) Logistics
8 3 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX

Inventory Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Jadu
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Site Server
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
3 2 (4.17%) SAP Retail
3 2 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (2.08%) Magento
4 1 (2.08%) SAP IBP
4 1 (2.08%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.08%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (2.08%) SAP SCM
4 1 (2.08%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.17%) AWS
4 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.08%) GCP
4 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (4.17%) Skype
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) BigQuery
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) Power BI
1 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.17%) BAPI
2 2 (4.17%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Fibre Optics
4 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.17%) Shadow IT
4 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) DataPower
5 1 (2.08%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (10.42%) Analytics
1 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
1 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
2 4 (8.33%) Change Management
2 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.25%) Logistics
3 3 (6.25%) Migration
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (6.25%) Requirements Workshops
3 3 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.17%) QMS
4 2 (4.17%) Release Management
4 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) ABAP
1 2 (4.17%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CPIM
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCDST
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Ariba
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) ClickTale
5 1 (2.08%) Facebook
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Instagram
5 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow