Period
to 24 February 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 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.

Contract Management
England > North West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 194 218
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 -26
Contract jobs citing Contract Management 18 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 12
North West median daily rate £350 £345 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -15.85% -25.45%
10th Percentile £213 £285 £215
90th Percentile £713 £425 £569
England median daily rate £475 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +8.26% +3.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £21.05 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.79% +53.05% -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% -58.16% +69.70%

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 4,458 4,978 6,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.58% 84.27% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,871 3,237 4,087
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £560
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 169 285
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.89% -15.38% +64.77%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £50.48
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%

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 24 February 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
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 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
Manchester +14 14 £263 -22.79% 1
Cheshire -5 3 £675 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) CISSP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (38.89%) CISM
4 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
4 7 (38.89%) CCIE
4 7 (38.89%) CCNP
4 7 (38.89%) CCDP
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) Data Management
4 7 (38.89%) Network Design
4 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (38.89%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) SFIA
5 6 (33.33%) IT Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) Product Management
5 6 (33.33%) Line Management
5 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 6 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V

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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Law
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Buyer
4 4 (22.22%) IT Buyer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Telephony Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Handset
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Data Management
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Network Design
2 7 (38.89%) SFIA
3 6 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 6 (33.33%) Line Management
3 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (33.33%) Product Management
3 6 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (16.67%) Process Management
5 3 (16.67%) Supplier Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) CCDP
2 7 (38.89%) CCIE
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
2 7 (38.89%) Chartered Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CISM
2 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) GDPR
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
1 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Ivanti