Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 300 327
Rank change year-on-year -24 +27 -43
Contract jobs citing Line Management 691 789 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.98% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 483 478
England median daily rate £450 £435 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.14% +3.44%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £217
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £431 £413
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.05 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.37% +38.06% -36.67%
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £12.35
% change year-on-year +5.58% +45.71% -38.25%

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 79879 80397 85477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.21% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53860 53544 56412
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1831 2141 2541
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £24.02 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.08% +6.67% +15.38%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 -69 297 £500 +11.11% 66
South East 0 133 £413 -4.62% 41
North of England +57 98 £445 +11.25% 48
Midlands -13 94 £350 -21.35% 29
West Midlands +7 72 £335 -25.56% 15
North West +24 49 £400 +6.67% 29
Yorkshire +6 38 £513 +20.59% 16
South West -21 33 £344 +5.77% 7
East of England -4 31 £365 +7.35% 25
East Midlands -24 22 £475 +7.95% 14
North East +70 12 £475 +11.76% 3
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Line Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Line Management.

1 202 (29.23%) Finance
2 171 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (17.22%) Project Management
4 108 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 99 (14.33%) Microsoft
6 90 (13.02%) ITIL
7 84 (12.16%) Coaching
8 80 (11.58%) Windows
9 79 (11.43%) Scrum
10 75 (10.85%) Degree
10 75 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
11 69 (9.99%) Service Delivery
12 67 (9.70%) Management Information System
13 65 (9.41%) Security Cleared
14 63 (9.12%) Change Management
15 59 (8.54%) PRINCE2
15 59 (8.54%) Mentoring
16 54 (7.81%) Retail
17 51 (7.38%) Java
18 50 (7.24%) SQL
19 49 (7.09%) Oracle
19 49 (7.09%) SLA
20 48 (6.95%) Telecoms
21 47 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
22 46 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
22 46 (6.66%) User Experience
23 45 (6.51%) HTML
24 44 (6.37%) Banking
25 41 (5.93%) CSS
25 41 (5.93%) Active Directory

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 25 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.88%) IIS
5 12 (1.74%) Confluence
6 8 (1.16%) Apache
6 8 (1.16%) CMS
7 7 (1.01%) SAS
8 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.87%) Documentum
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.29%) Drupal
11 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Maximo
1 5 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.29%) iTrent
3 2 (0.29%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.32%) Office 365
4 9 (1.30%) SaaS
5 8 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.87%) PaaS
7 4 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.43%) IaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Akamai
9 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) Taleo
9 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.33%) Firewall
2 18 (2.60%) LAN
3 16 (2.32%) HTTP
4 14 (2.03%) DNS
4 14 (2.03%) Internet
5 13 (1.88%) SMS
6 12 (1.74%) WAN
7 9 (1.30%) VPN
8 7 (1.01%) Intranet
8 7 (1.01%) LDAP
8 7 (1.01%) Network Security
8 7 (1.01%) Wireless
9 6 (0.87%) DPNSS
9 6 (0.87%) Q.931
9 6 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.87%) SAN
10 5 (0.72%) FTP
10 5 (0.72%) SSL
10 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.46%) Big Data
2 17 (2.46%) MongoDB
2 17 (2.46%) MySQL
3 16 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.03%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.72%) Power BI
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.58%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 26 (3.76%) JIRA
2 18 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.88%) Subversion
5 11 (1.59%) Selenium
6 8 (1.16%) Serena SBM
7 5 (0.72%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.72%) Grunt
7 5 (0.72%) gulp
7 5 (0.72%) JUnit
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.58%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.58%) webpack
9 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.43%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.29%) MSI
11 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.14%) Maven
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 202 (29.23%) Finance
2 54 (7.81%) Retail
3 48 (6.95%) Telecoms
4 44 (6.37%) Banking
5 27 (3.91%) Marketing
6 25 (3.62%) Legal
7 22 (3.18%) Law
8 13 (1.88%) Front Office
9 9 (1.30%) Advertising
10 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.87%) Billing
11 6 (0.87%) Games
11 6 (0.87%) Military
12 5 (0.72%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Automotive
13 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Local Government
13 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (13.75%) Analyst
2 69 (9.99%) Project Manager
3 53 (7.67%) Architect
4 42 (6.08%) Developer
5 24 (3.47%) Business Analyst
6 23 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 23 (3.33%) Programme Manager
7 21 (3.04%) Service Manager
8 19 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
9 18 (2.60%) Change Manager
9 18 (2.60%) Product Owner
9 18 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (2.46%) Consultant
10 17 (2.46%) Senior Manager
10 17 (2.46%) Support Engineer
11 16 (2.32%) E-Commerce Product Owner
11 16 (2.32%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (2.03%) Desktop Support
12 14 (2.03%) IT Support
13 13 (1.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.51%) HTML
2 41 (5.93%) CSS
3 30 (4.34%) REST
4 25 (3.62%) HTML5
5 24 (3.47%) JSON
6 23 (3.33%) Ajax
6 23 (3.33%) CSS3
7 22 (3.18%) .NET
8 18 (2.60%) Django
9 14 (2.03%) Web Services
10 13 (1.88%) Play Framework
10 13 (1.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (1.74%) Spring
12 10 (1.45%) Node.js
13 8 (1.16%) SailPoint
14 7 (1.01%) React
14 7 (1.01%) SOAP
15 6 (0.87%) RESTful
15 6 (0.87%) WPF
16 5 (0.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (9.70%) Management Information System
3 46 (6.66%) User Experience
4 19 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.88%) Smartphone
6 12 (1.74%) NHS
6 12 (1.74%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (1.59%) Social Media
8 10 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.16%) PKI
10 6 (0.87%) Clustering
11 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.72%) Life Science
11 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.58%) Windows
2 37 (5.35%) Linux
3 34 (4.92%) Unix
4 18 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.58%) AIX
10 4 (0.58%) Android
10 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.58%) MVS
10 4 (0.58%) NetWare
10 4 (0.58%) Solaris
10 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.43%) VMS
12 2 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (17.22%) Project Management
3 108 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (13.02%) ITIL
5 84 (12.16%) Coaching
6 79 (11.43%) Scrum
7 69 (9.99%) Service Delivery
8 63 (9.12%) Change Management
9 59 (8.54%) Mentoring
9 59 (8.54%) PRINCE2
10 47 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (5.79%) Open Source
11 40 (5.79%) Service Management
12 38 (5.50%) Risk Management
13 36 (5.21%) Kanban
14 34 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (4.92%) Configuration Management
14 34 (4.92%) E-Commerce
14 34 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 33 (4.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.38%) Java
2 50 (7.24%) SQL
3 29 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 23 (3.33%) Ruby
5 18 (2.60%) C
5 18 (2.60%) Scala
6 17 (2.46%) Python
7 16 (2.32%) C#
8 10 (1.45%) C++
9 9 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.87%) PHP
12 6 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.58%) VBA
14 2 (0.29%) Perl
15 1 (0.14%) JCL
15 1 (0.14%) Korn
15 1 (0.14%) R
15 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (10.85%) Degree
2 65 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 39 (5.64%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (2.60%) CISSP
6 15 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.17%) CISM
7 11 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.45%) MCP
8 10 (1.45%) PMP
9 9 (1.30%) CCNP
9 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.16%) CCNA
10 8 (1.16%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.16%) SANS
10 8 (1.16%) SSCP
11 7 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.01%) MCSE
12 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.09%) SLA
2 38 (5.50%) PMO
3 35 (5.07%) QA
4 24 (3.47%) GDPR
5 22 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (2.32%) PCI DSS
7 11 (1.59%) COBIT
8 8 (1.16%) ISO 9001
9 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
9 7 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.29%) GAAP
12 2 (0.29%) IFRS
12 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 41 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.30%) Docker
5 8 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.01%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.87%) Samba
8 5 (0.72%) LXC
8 5 (0.72%) Squid
8 5 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.58%) iptables
9 4 (0.58%) Postfix
10 3 (0.43%) XenServer
11 2 (0.29%) NFS
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.29%) XenApp
12 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (1.88%) SCCM
2 8 (1.16%) Puppet
3 7 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.72%) SafeCom
4 5 (0.72%) WSUS
5 4 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.58%) Control-M
5 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.58%) Nessus
5 4 (0.58%) Nmap
5 4 (0.58%) Packer
5 4 (0.58%) Terraform
6 3 (0.43%) Ansible
6 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.29%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 99 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.09%) Oracle
3 34 (4.92%) Cisco
4 23 (3.33%) SAP
4 23 (3.33%) VMware
5 19 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.17%) Citrix
6 15 (2.17%) HP
7 12 (1.74%) ATG
7 12 (1.74%) Google
7 12 (1.74%) hybris
8 11 (1.59%) Symantec
9 10 (1.45%) IBM
9 10 (1.45%) Serena
10 9 (1.30%) Splunk
11 8 (1.16%) Aveksa
11 8 (1.16%) Qualys
11 8 (1.16%) Tufin
12 7 (1.01%) Workday
12 7 (1.01%) Wyse