Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 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.

Contract Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 189 209
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20 +16
Contract jobs citing Contract Management 11 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
North West median daily rate £625 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +45.45% -5.71%
10th Percentile £360 £431 £253
90th Percentile £673 £688 £735
England median daily rate £500 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +17.65% -4.49% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £10.57 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.36% -49.77% -
10th Percentile £21.71 £10.57 £19.90
90th Percentile £35.40 £10.57 £22.19
England median hourly rate £35.00 £15.54 £21.05
% change year-on-year +125.30% -26.18% -66.60%

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 5,023 4,753 6,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.63% 82.09% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,178 2,907 3,830
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £553
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 195 175
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +42.55% -29.19%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.73 £12.12
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.80 £50.65
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.46% -1.30% +6.82%

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 18 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contract Management in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 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
Cheshire -17 4 £525 -16.00% 1
Manchester -17 3 £650 +67.74% 2
Lancashire -11 2 £625 -
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Contract 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 North West region with a requirement for Contract Management.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) SFIA
4 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (27.27%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Availability Management
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) CCDP
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

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 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Procurement Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Procurement Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Transformation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Availability Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) SFIA
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CCDP
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CIMA
4 1 (9.09%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Snow
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) VMware