Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 326 303
Rank change year-on-year -15 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing Line Management 702 710 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.91% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 410 507
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £237
90th Percentile £650 £657 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 19
England median hourly rate £25.75 £18.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.10% +25.86% +17.41%
10th Percentile £12.41 £11.87 £9.00
90th Percentile £52.95 £33.48 £35.95
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +47.06% +11.48% +23.48%

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 80,314 77,837 84,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.78% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,581 51,761 56,694
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,200 1,897 2,152
England median hourly rate £20.90 £23.14 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.70% +1.31% +3.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -14.58% +5.10% +3.80%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +7 322 £525 +4.48% 111
Midlands 0 104 £438 +30.60% 63
North of England -39 99 £405 +0.81% 54
South East -36 96 £450 +6.82% 65
West Midlands -11 84 £450 +34.33% 50
East of England +5 45 £468 +6.25% 35
North West -42 42 £350 +2.94% 33
South West -18 38 £470 +30.42% 48
Yorkshire -27 37 £410 -18.00% 20
North East -2 22 £575 +26.79% 1
East Midlands +7 19 £393 +30.83% 13
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 267 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (27.21%) Finance
3 119 (16.95%) Project Management
4 100 (14.25%) Mentoring
5 97 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 93 (13.25%) Scrum
7 92 (13.11%) Microsoft
8 90 (12.82%) Coaching
9 88 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (12.39%) Security Cleared
11 78 (11.11%) ITIL
12 77 (10.97%) Decision-Making
12 77 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
13 74 (10.54%) SC Cleared
14 71 (10.11%) Degree
14 71 (10.11%) DevOps
15 68 (9.69%) Change Management
16 66 (9.40%) Test Automation
17 64 (9.12%) Java
18 63 (8.97%) Windows
19 60 (8.55%) Programme Management
20 59 (8.40%) Risk Management
21 58 (8.26%) QA
22 57 (8.12%) TDD
23 54 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
23 54 (7.69%) JIRA
23 54 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
24 53 (7.55%) Linux
25 52 (7.41%) JavaScript
25 52 (7.41%) User Experience

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 34 (4.84%) Confluence
2 17 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.14%) nginx
3 15 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.99%) Gunicorn
5 11 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.28%) CMS
8 8 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.71%) Documentum
10 3 (0.43%) Apache
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.43%) SAS
10 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.42%) Open Workbench
6 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
8 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.43%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.85%) Office 365
4 15 (2.14%) GitHub
5 12 (1.71%) Serverless
6 11 (1.57%) Route 53
7 10 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.42%) BlazeMeter
7 10 (1.42%) Slack
8 8 (1.14%) SaaS
8 8 (1.14%) Yammer
9 6 (0.85%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.71%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.43%) Boomi
12 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.56%) LAN
2 23 (3.28%) DNS
3 20 (2.85%) VPN
4 17 (2.42%) WAN
5 13 (1.85%) Firewall
5 13 (1.85%) Internet
6 11 (1.57%) DHCP
7 10 (1.42%) SMS
8 9 (1.28%) MPLS
8 9 (1.28%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.14%) BGP
9 8 (1.14%) VLAN
9 8 (1.14%) VoIP
10 7 (1.00%) Network Security
10 7 (1.00%) SMTP
11 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.71%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.71%) OSPF
13 4 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 16 (2.28%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 14 (1.99%) MySQL
5 10 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.28%) Big Data
6 9 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.71%) Power BI
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.57%) DTS
11 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (7.69%) JIRA
2 39 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.84%) Selenium
4 31 (4.42%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.85%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.85%) JMeter
7 12 (1.71%) LoadRunner
8 11 (1.57%) Zephyr
9 10 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.42%) Subversion
9 10 (1.42%) The Grinder
10 9 (1.28%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.14%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.14%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.00%) Axure RP
12 7 (1.00%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.85%) JUnit
13 6 (0.85%) Maven
13 6 (0.85%) MSI
General
1 191 (27.21%) Finance
2 31 (4.42%) Marketing
3 27 (3.85%) Back Office
3 27 (3.85%) Banking
4 26 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.56%) Retail
6 22 (3.13%) Law
7 18 (2.56%) Legal
8 14 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.71%) Front Office
10 11 (1.57%) Games
11 9 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.14%) Advertising
12 8 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.00%) Electronics
14 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.43%) Local Government
17 3 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (9.83%) Project Manager
2 66 (9.40%) Developer
3 64 (9.12%) Analyst
4 35 (4.99%) Senior Manager
5 31 (4.42%) Architect
6 30 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
7 29 (4.13%) Service Manager
8 27 (3.85%) IT Manager
9 21 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 20 (2.85%) Consultant
11 19 (2.71%) Business Analyst
11 19 (2.71%) Business Manager
12 18 (2.56%) Change Manager
13 17 (2.42%) Programme Manager
14 15 (2.14%) Desktop Support
14 15 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (1.99%) Senior Service Manager
15 14 (1.99%) Test Manager
16 13 (1.85%) Business Change Manager
16 13 (1.85%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.84%) CSS
2 39 (5.56%) HTML
3 33 (4.70%) Node.js
3 33 (4.70%) REST
4 30 (4.27%) .NET
5 24 (3.42%) Web Services
6 22 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 19 (2.71%) HTML5
8 16 (2.28%) CSS3
9 15 (2.14%) LDAP
10 14 (1.99%) JSON
10 14 (1.99%) Spring
11 13 (1.85%) Django
11 13 (1.85%) Kafka
12 12 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (1.57%) Ajax
13 11 (1.57%) Velocity
13 11 (1.57%) XML
14 10 (1.42%) jQuery
14 10 (1.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.41%) User Experience
3 43 (6.13%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.56%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.71%) NHS
9 10 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.14%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.00%) Social Media
11 7 (1.00%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.85%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.85%) FMCG
12 6 (0.85%) Handset
12 6 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.97%) Windows
2 53 (7.55%) Linux
3 29 (4.13%) Unix
4 17 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.14%) Ubuntu
5 15 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 15 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.14%) Android
9 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.28%) NetWare
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (16.95%) Project Management
3 100 (14.25%) Mentoring
4 97 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (13.25%) Scrum
6 90 (12.82%) Coaching
7 88 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
8 78 (11.11%) ITIL
9 77 (10.97%) Decision-Making
10 71 (10.11%) DevOps
11 68 (9.69%) Change Management
12 66 (9.40%) Test Automation
13 60 (8.55%) Programme Management
14 59 (8.40%) Risk Management
15 57 (8.12%) TDD
16 54 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (6.84%) PRINCE2
18 46 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (6.55%) Service Management
19 44 (6.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.12%) Java
2 52 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 44 (6.27%) SQL
4 34 (4.84%) Python
5 27 (3.85%) C#
5 27 (3.85%) Scala
6 19 (2.71%) Bash Shell
7 17 (2.42%) Ruby
8 12 (1.71%) TypeScript
9 11 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.42%) C
11 6 (0.85%) C++
11 6 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.85%) R
12 5 (0.71%) Java 8
12 5 (0.71%) Kotlin
12 5 (0.71%) PHP
12 5 (0.71%) VB
12 5 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 74 (10.54%) SC Cleared
3 71 (10.11%) Degree
4 20 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.42%) ISEB
8 9 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.14%) MCSE
10 7 (1.00%) CCNP
10 7 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.85%) APMG
11 6 (0.85%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.71%) CISSP
12 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.71%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.26%) QA
2 42 (5.98%) PMO
3 40 (5.70%) SLA
4 10 (1.42%) GDPR
5 7 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.57%) P3O
8 3 (0.43%) PSD2
9 2 (0.28%) ISO 9002
9 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.28%) TickIT
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.14%) EMIR
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.14%) MiFID
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (6.13%) Docker
2 36 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.71%) LXC
7 5 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.57%) vSphere
9 3 (0.43%) Firmware
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.43%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.14%) IAG
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
10 1 (0.14%) Postfix
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) Squid
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (3.42%) SCCM
2 15 (2.14%) Terraform
3 13 (1.85%) Puppet
4 11 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (1.14%) Kibana
6 7 (1.00%) WSUS
7 6 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.85%) PingFederate
8 5 (0.71%) Ansible
8 5 (0.71%) Grafana
8 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.71%) SafeCom
9 4 (0.57%) Graphite
10 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.43%) MOM
10 3 (0.43%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 92 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.42%) SAP
3 30 (4.27%) Oracle
4 24 (3.42%) VMware
5 22 (3.13%) Cisco
6 16 (2.28%) HP
7 10 (1.42%) Adobe
7 10 (1.42%) Dynatrace
7 10 (1.42%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.28%) AppDynamics
8 9 (1.28%) Citrix
8 9 (1.28%) ION Trading
8 9 (1.28%) New Relic
8 9 (1.28%) Symantec
9 8 (1.14%) Apple
9 8 (1.14%) IBM
9 8 (1.14%) Pega
10 7 (1.00%) Google
10 7 (1.00%) Juniper
10 7 (1.00%) Wyse