Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Line Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Line Management over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 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.

Line Management
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 291 298
Rank change year-on-year -51 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing Line Management 675 711 805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.85% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.00% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 434 510
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £255 £237 £260
90th Percentile £675 £600 £651
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 17
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.21 £8.64
90th Percentile £34.77 £64.50 £39.85
UK median hourly rate £19.20 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.65% -14.29% +16.67%

Line 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 78,369 71,397 82,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.80% 84.96% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,008 46,986 55,155
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,145 1,884 2,050
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -13.00% -0.24% +18.49%

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Line Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Line Management in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Line Management in England

Line 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 Line Management within the England region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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 -6 305 £525 +6.60% 112
Midlands +30 127 £425 +26.87% 58
West Midlands +29 106 £416 +18.93% 37
North of England -66 102 £400 - 71
South East -50 91 £400 -12.33% 80
North West -15 50 £375 +20.48% 34
Yorkshire -39 38 £400 -13.98% 24
East of England -3 31 £510 -0.97% 38
South West -24 21 £325 -7.14% 18
East Midlands 0 20 £445 +48.33% 21
North East -5 19 £450 +11.52% 13
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Line 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 Line Management.

1 260 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (28.44%) Finance
3 146 (21.63%) Project Management
4 115 (17.04%) Coaching
5 113 (16.74%) Mentoring
6 107 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 99 (14.67%) Scrum
7 99 (14.67%) ITIL
8 87 (12.89%) Security Cleared
9 86 (12.74%) Microsoft
10 83 (12.30%) Change Management
10 83 (12.30%) DevOps
11 79 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
12 75 (11.11%) Decision-Making
13 71 (10.52%) Degree
14 68 (10.07%) SC Cleared
15 65 (9.63%) Performance Management
15 65 (9.63%) JIRA
15 65 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
16 62 (9.19%) Kanban
17 61 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 60 (8.89%) PRINCE2
19 59 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
20 56 (8.30%) SLA
21 54 (8.00%) Java
22 53 (7.85%) Self-Motivation
23 50 (7.41%) Confluence
24 47 (6.96%) Test Automation
25 46 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
26 44 (6.52%) Windows

Line 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 50 (7.41%) Confluence
2 25 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 18 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.93%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.78%) CMS
5 12 (1.78%) nginx
6 11 (1.63%) Gunicorn
7 10 (1.48%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.19%) Documentum
9 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.04%) SAS
10 6 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.89%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.74%) IIS
11 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.30%) Apache
12 2 (0.30%) Captiva
12 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 46 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.33%) Open Workbench
5 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.44%) InVision
6 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.48%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.74%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.30%) Maximo
5 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.15%) Office 365
3 26 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.22%) SaaS
5 11 (1.63%) Route 53
5 11 (1.63%) Serverless
6 10 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.33%) Slack
8 8 (1.19%) GitHub
8 8 (1.19%) Yammer
9 6 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.89%) BlazeMeter
9 6 (0.89%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.89%) PaaS
10 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.59%) Force.com
12 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.30%) Boomi
13 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.81%) LAN
2 17 (2.52%) WAN
3 15 (2.22%) DNS
3 15 (2.22%) Internet
4 14 (2.07%) SMS
5 13 (1.93%) Firewall
6 12 (1.78%) VPN
7 11 (1.63%) DHCP
7 11 (1.63%) SSL
8 8 (1.19%) Network Security
8 8 (1.19%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.04%) Intranet
10 6 (0.89%) MPLS
10 6 (0.89%) SMTP
10 6 (0.89%) VoIP
10 6 (0.89%) WLAN
11 5 (0.74%) BGP
11 5 (0.74%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.74%) SAN
11 5 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 13 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.33%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.19%) Big Data
5 8 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.74%) MySQL
9 4 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.59%) Power BI
9 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.44%) GIS
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (9.63%) JIRA
2 32 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.81%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.22%) Selenium
6 9 (1.33%) Subversion
6 9 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.19%) JMeter
7 8 (1.19%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.89%) The Grinder
9 6 (0.89%) Zephyr
10 5 (0.74%) MSI
10 5 (0.74%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.74%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.59%) InstallShield
11 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 192 (28.44%) Finance
2 36 (5.33%) Banking
3 35 (5.19%) Retail
4 28 (4.15%) Marketing
4 28 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.00%) Back Office
6 24 (3.56%) Legal
7 16 (2.37%) Front Office
8 11 (1.63%) Games
8 11 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.48%) Advertising
9 10 (1.48%) Billing
10 9 (1.33%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.19%) Local Government
12 7 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.89%) Law
14 5 (0.74%) Electronics
14 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.59%) Publishing
16 3 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (11.26%) Project Manager
2 75 (11.11%) Analyst
3 53 (7.85%) Developer
4 38 (5.63%) Business Analyst
5 34 (5.04%) Architect
6 30 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
7 28 (4.15%) Service Manager
8 26 (3.85%) IT Manager
9 23 (3.41%) Programme Manager
9 23 (3.41%) Senior Manager
10 18 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
10 18 (2.67%) Lead DevOps
11 17 (2.52%) Business Manager
11 17 (2.52%) Change Manager
12 16 (2.37%) Release Manager
13 14 (2.07%) AWS DevOps
13 14 (2.07%) Designer
13 14 (2.07%) Desktop Support
13 14 (2.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (1.93%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.89%) .NET
2 29 (4.30%) REST
3 24 (3.56%) Node.js
4 22 (3.26%) CSS
4 22 (3.26%) HTML
4 22 (3.26%) Web Services
5 16 (2.37%) AngularJS
6 14 (2.07%) LDAP
7 10 (1.48%) HTML5
7 10 (1.48%) Kafka
7 10 (1.48%) RxJS
7 10 (1.48%) SOAP
7 10 (1.48%) Socket.IO
7 10 (1.48%) Velocity
8 9 (1.33%) XML
9 8 (1.19%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.04%) 802.1X
11 6 (0.89%) JMS
11 6 (0.89%) Spring
12 5 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.85%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (6.07%) Management Information System
4 39 (5.78%) User Experience
5 24 (3.56%) Virtual Team
6 22 (3.26%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.63%) NHS
10 10 (1.48%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.33%) PKI
12 7 (1.04%) Handset
12 7 (1.04%) Social Media
13 6 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.59%) Fintech
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.52%) Windows
2 42 (6.22%) Linux
3 26 (3.85%) Unix
4 14 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.63%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.48%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.19%) Android
8 8 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.04%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.44%) NetWare
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (21.63%) Project Management
3 115 (17.04%) Coaching
4 113 (16.74%) Mentoring
5 107 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (14.67%) ITIL
6 99 (14.67%) Scrum
7 83 (12.30%) Change Management
7 83 (12.30%) DevOps
8 75 (11.11%) Decision-Making
9 65 (9.63%) Performance Management
9 65 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (9.19%) Kanban
11 61 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 60 (8.89%) PRINCE2
13 59 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (6.96%) Test Automation
15 44 (6.52%) Service Management
16 43 (6.37%) Risk Management
16 43 (6.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.00%) Java
2 34 (5.04%) JavaScript
3 32 (4.74%) SQL
4 27 (4.00%) C#
5 23 (3.41%) Python
6 18 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.78%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.78%) TypeScript
8 10 (1.48%) PHP
9 9 (1.33%) C
10 8 (1.19%) Ruby
10 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.04%) Perl
11 7 (1.04%) Scala
12 6 (0.89%) R
13 5 (0.74%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.59%) VBScript
15 2 (0.30%) VB
15 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (12.89%) Security Cleared
2 71 (10.52%) Degree
3 68 (10.07%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.78%) ISEB
6 12 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.48%) CISSP
8 10 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.48%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.33%) CCNP
9 9 (1.33%) CISM
10 8 (1.19%) DBS Check
10 8 (1.19%) MCP
11 7 (1.04%) APMG
12 6 (0.89%) CCDP
12 6 (0.89%) CCIE
12 6 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.30%) SLA
2 41 (6.07%) QA
3 39 (5.78%) PMO
4 18 (2.67%) GDPR
5 7 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.74%) PSD2
7 3 (0.44%) COBIT
7 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.44%) P3O
8 2 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.30%) WCAG
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 24 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.11%) Docker
3 18 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.74%) XenApp
6 5 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.30%) LXC
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) iptables
8 1 (0.15%) Postfix
8 1 (0.15%) Samba
8 1 (0.15%) Squid
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.67%) Terraform
2 14 (2.07%) SCCM
3 13 (1.93%) Puppet
4 12 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
6 6 (0.89%) PingFederate
7 5 (0.74%) Kibana
7 5 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.74%) Rundeck
7 5 (0.74%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.44%) Nessus
8 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.44%) WSUS
9 2 (0.30%) Ansible
9 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.30%) MOM
9 2 (0.30%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.15%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 86 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.19%) Oracle
3 26 (3.85%) SAP
4 24 (3.56%) Cisco
5 20 (2.96%) VMware
6 15 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 14 (2.07%) Citrix
8 13 (1.93%) HP
9 12 (1.78%) IBM
10 11 (1.63%) hybris
10 11 (1.63%) ION Trading
10 11 (1.63%) New Relic
10 11 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.33%) Adobe
11 9 (1.33%) Capita
11 9 (1.33%) Pega
11 9 (1.33%) Symantec
12 8 (1.19%) Apple
12 8 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.04%) Progress