Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 285 309
Rank change year-on-year -57 +24 -45
Contract jobs citing Line Management 647 757 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.01% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 483 477
England median daily rate £445 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £255
90th Percentile £666 £600 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £440 £443
% change year-on-year -3.41% -0.56% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 43
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.14 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +44.87% -18.88%
10th Percentile £15.13 £13.90 £11.87
90th Percentile £32.59 £75.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £19.90 £20.14 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +61.10% -35.06%

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 78,519 74,676 82,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.89% 84.05% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,870 49,828 54,387
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £297 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,892 2,027 2,417
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £11.43
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.93
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.30% +24.63%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -68 277 £493 +6.49% 149
Midlands +25 123 £400 -11.11% 59
South East -30 111 £400 -9.09% 62
West Midlands +21 95 £400 -11.11% 32
North of England +16 88 £400 -0.87% 63
North West +29 45 £375 -2.60% 37
East Midlands +2 28 £445 +1.14% 27
Yorkshire -15 28 £400 -8.57% 22
East of England -25 28 £450 -5.26% 45
South West -11 19 £338 +11.02% 33
North East +56 17 £550 +37.50% 4
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 223 (34.47%) Finance
2 181 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (19.32%) Project Management
4 91 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (14.06%) Scrum
5 89 (13.76%) Coaching
6 88 (13.60%) Microsoft
7 85 (13.14%) ITIL
8 78 (12.06%) Security Cleared
9 77 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 70 (10.82%) Change Management
10 70 (10.82%) Mentoring
10 70 (10.82%) Degree
11 67 (10.36%) Windows
12 64 (9.89%) Management Information System
13 58 (8.96%) Kanban
14 57 (8.81%) SQL
15 55 (8.50%) Service Delivery
16 53 (8.19%) PRINCE2
16 53 (8.19%) SLA
17 52 (8.04%) Oracle
18 51 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
18 51 (7.88%) SC Cleared
19 50 (7.73%) Performance Management
20 49 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
21 48 (7.42%) JIRA
22 47 (7.26%) Retail
23 46 (7.11%) User Experience
24 45 (6.96%) DevOps
24 45 (6.96%) Risk Management

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 32 (4.95%) Confluence
2 24 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.09%) OpenStack
4 13 (2.01%) IIS
5 11 (1.70%) Documentum
5 11 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.70%) SAS
5 11 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.55%) CMS
7 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.31%) Apache
8 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (4.02%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.08%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.31%) InVision
8 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.15%) InDesign
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.15%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle iProcurement
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (1.39%) Elite 3E
4 8 (1.24%) Maximo
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.31%) iTrent
7 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.78%) Office 365
3 12 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.39%) SaaS
5 8 (1.24%) PaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.31%) Force.com
8 2 (0.31%) GitHub
8 2 (0.31%) Slack
9 1 (0.15%) Akamai
9 1 (0.15%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Taleo
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.94%) Internet
2 17 (2.63%) Firewall
3 13 (2.01%) LAN
4 12 (1.85%) SMS
5 9 (1.39%) WAN
6 7 (1.08%) DPNSS
6 7 (1.08%) Q.931
7 6 (0.93%) Intranet
8 5 (0.77%) VPN
9 4 (0.62%) DNS
9 4 (0.62%) GPON
9 4 (0.62%) HTTP
9 4 (0.62%) Wireless
10 3 (0.46%) DOCSIS
10 3 (0.46%) Network Security
10 3 (0.46%) SSL
10 3 (0.46%) VDSL
10 3 (0.46%) VoIP
11 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.86%) Oracle Database
2 22 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.32%) MySQL
4 14 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (1.55%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (1.39%) Big Data
8 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.77%) Power BI
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (7.42%) JIRA
2 11 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.39%) Subversion
4 7 (1.08%) Selenium
5 5 (0.77%) Grunt
5 5 (0.77%) gulp
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.62%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.62%) Serena SBM
6 4 (0.62%) webpack
7 3 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.31%) Maven
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
General
1 223 (34.47%) Finance
2 47 (7.26%) Retail
3 38 (5.87%) Banking
4 29 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.33%) Legal
6 27 (4.17%) Marketing
7 19 (2.94%) Billing
7 19 (2.94%) Law
8 12 (1.85%) Front Office
9 10 (1.55%) Advertising
10 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.08%) Publishing
12 6 (0.93%) Automotive
13 5 (0.77%) Games
13 5 (0.77%) Military
14 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.46%) Back Office
15 3 (0.46%) Electronics
16 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (17.00%) Analyst
2 74 (11.44%) Project Manager
3 42 (6.49%) Architect
4 40 (6.18%) Business Analyst
5 34 (5.26%) Developer
6 25 (3.86%) IT Manager
7 23 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
7 23 (3.55%) Senior Manager
7 23 (3.55%) Support Analyst
8 21 (3.25%) Service Manager
9 19 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
10 17 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (2.47%) Desktop Support
11 16 (2.47%) Support Engineer
12 15 (2.32%) Operations Manager
12 15 (2.32%) Programme Manager
12 15 (2.32%) Release Manager
13 14 (2.16%) Product Owner
14 13 (2.01%) E-Commerce Product Owner
14 13 (2.01%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.26%) HTML
2 32 (4.95%) CSS
3 24 (3.71%) REST
4 21 (3.25%) .NET
5 16 (2.47%) HTML5
5 16 (2.47%) Web Services
6 15 (2.32%) Ajax
6 15 (2.32%) CSS3
7 14 (2.16%) JSON
8 12 (1.85%) Django
9 11 (1.70%) XML
10 8 (1.24%) Play Framework
10 8 (1.24%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (1.24%) SOAP
11 7 (1.08%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.93%) Node.js
12 6 (0.93%) RESTful
13 5 (0.77%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.77%) jQuery
14 4 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 46 (7.11%) User Experience
4 17 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.32%) NHS
6 14 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.70%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.55%) Social Media
9 10 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.93%) Blog
13 6 (0.93%) PKI
14 5 (0.77%) Clustering
14 5 (0.77%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.77%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.36%) Windows
2 27 (4.17%) Linux
3 24 (3.71%) Unix
4 12 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.93%) Android
8 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.62%) AIX
9 4 (0.62%) MVS
9 4 (0.62%) NetWare
9 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.46%) zOS
11 2 (0.31%) Solaris
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (19.32%) Project Management
3 91 (14.06%) Scrum
3 91 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (13.76%) Coaching
5 85 (13.14%) ITIL
6 70 (10.82%) Change Management
6 70 (10.82%) Mentoring
7 58 (8.96%) Kanban
8 55 (8.50%) Service Delivery
9 53 (8.19%) PRINCE2
10 50 (7.73%) Performance Management
11 49 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (6.96%) DevOps
12 45 (6.96%) Risk Management
13 41 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 34 (5.26%) E-Commerce
15 34 (5.26%) Problem Management
16 33 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 57 (8.81%) SQL
2 36 (5.56%) Java
3 24 (3.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.47%) Ruby
5 13 (2.01%) C
6 12 (1.85%) Python
6 12 (1.85%) Scala
7 10 (1.55%) C#
8 8 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.62%) C++
10 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.62%) R
11 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.46%) VBA
12 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.31%) Perl
12 2 (0.31%) PHP
12 2 (0.31%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 70 (10.82%) Degree
3 51 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (2.32%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.16%) CISM
6 14 (2.16%) CISSP
7 12 (1.85%) MCP
7 12 (1.85%) PMP
8 11 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.39%) CCNP
11 8 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.93%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.93%) CCDP
12 6 (0.93%) CCIE
12 6 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (0.93%) ISEB
12 6 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.19%) SLA
2 38 (5.87%) PMO
3 27 (4.17%) QA
4 22 (3.40%) GDPR
5 12 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.24%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.08%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.93%) COBIT
9 5 (0.77%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.31%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.31%) WCAG
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 9002
13 1 (0.15%) PSD2
13 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (1.24%) Docker
3 8 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.77%) XenApp
7 4 (0.62%) LXC
7 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.31%) RACF
9 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.31%) XenServer
10 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.15%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (1.24%) Puppet
2 8 (1.24%) SCCM
3 6 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.62%) Control-M
4 4 (0.62%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.46%) Terraform
5 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.46%) WSUS
6 2 (0.31%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.31%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Nessus
7 1 (0.15%) Packer
7 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.15%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 88 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.04%) Oracle
3 26 (4.02%) Cisco
4 23 (3.55%) SAP
5 20 (3.09%) Citrix
6 19 (2.94%) VMware
7 14 (2.16%) HP
8 10 (1.55%) IBM
9 9 (1.39%) ATG
9 9 (1.39%) hybris
9 9 (1.39%) Intapp
10 7 (1.08%) Google
10 7 (1.08%) Ivanti
11 6 (0.93%) Adobe
11 6 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.93%) Serena
12 5 (0.77%) Splunk
13 4 (0.62%) Aveksa
13 4 (0.62%) Tableau
13 4 (0.62%) Workday