Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Contract Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Contract Management over the 6 months to 13 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.

Contract Management
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 200 232
Rank change year-on-year +8 +32 -45
Contract jobs citing Contract Management 14 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
North West median daily rate £263 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -25.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £213 £242 £240
90th Percentile £735 £595 £588
England median daily rate £437 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -0.80% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
North West median hourly rate £10.57 £21.05 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.77% - -
England median hourly rate £10.57 £21.05 £49.00
% change year-on-year -49.77% -57.05% +95.02%

Contract 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5497 6983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.57% 84.34% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2976 3565 4273
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £588 £570 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 161 280
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.40% +72.29%
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.17 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.50 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.31% +11.07% +15.79%

Contract Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Contract Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Contract Management in the North West

Contract Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Contract Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Contract Management in the North West

Contract Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contract Management in the North West over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contract Management in the North West

Contract Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contract Management in the North West

Contract Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contract Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 13 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
Manchester +29 10 £225 -14.29% 2
Cheshire -6 3 £675 +45.95%
Lancashire +10 1 - -
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Contract 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 North West region with a requirement for Contract Management.

1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) CCIE
4 5 (35.71%) CCNP
4 5 (35.71%) CCDP
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 5 (35.71%) Data Management
4 5 (35.71%) Network Design
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (35.71%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) SFIA
5 4 (28.57%) GDPR
5 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) Product Management
5 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification

Contract Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Buyer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Buyer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Procurement Officer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) SFIA
2 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
3 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Product Management
4 3 (21.43%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Process Management
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) CCDP
2 5 (35.71%) CCIE
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CISM
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) GDPR
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) AppSense
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Maconomy