Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 175 224
Rank change year-on-year -24 +49 -6
Contract jobs citing Contract Management 18 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.51% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 10
North West median daily rate £450 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% +40.74%
10th Percentile £356 £326 £314
90th Percentile £638 £680 £775
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
North West median hourly rate £25.00 - £13.75
England median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +41.46% -43.45% -35.84%

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 5,033 4,551 6,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.57% 82.70% 83.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,167 2,775 3,910
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 213 213
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +16.69%

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 June 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 June 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 -20 10 £375 -3.23%
Lancashire - 3 £625 -
Cheshire -11 2 - -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (66.67%) ITIL
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Project Management
3 10 (55.56%) CISM
3 10 (55.56%) CISSP
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) CCIE
3 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 10 (55.56%) CCDP
3 10 (55.56%) Network Design
3 10 (55.56%) Data Management
3 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (55.56%) Chartered Engineer
3 10 (55.56%) SFIA
3 10 (55.56%) IT Strategy
3 10 (55.56%) Decision-Making
4 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (50.00%) Product Management
4 9 (50.00%) Open Source
4 9 (50.00%) SaaS
4 9 (50.00%) PaaS
4 9 (50.00%) Resource Management
4 9 (50.00%) 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 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) PaaS
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) BGP
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) OSPF
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Procurement Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Telephony Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Vendor Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Project Management
3 10 (55.56%) Data Management
3 10 (55.56%) Decision-Making
3 10 (55.56%) IT Strategy
3 10 (55.56%) Network Design
3 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 10 (55.56%) SFIA
4 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (50.00%) Open Source
4 9 (50.00%) Product Management
4 9 (50.00%) Resource Management
5 7 (38.89%) Line Management
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) CCDP
2 10 (55.56%) CCIE
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
2 10 (55.56%) Chartered Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CISM
2 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
1 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle