Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 15 November 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.

Line Management
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 146 188
Rank change year-on-year -38 +42 +5
Contract jobs citing Line Management 37 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.96% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.16% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 27
North West median daily rate £350 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% -7.74% -6.06%
10th Percentile £151 £258 £287
90th Percentile £635 £563 £500
England median daily rate £475 £457 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.47% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.49% +44.44% +9.31%
10th Percentile £32.20 £18.75 £11.95
90th Percentile £39.20 £20.25 £19.18
England median hourly rate £25.75 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +35.53% +18.75% +28.77%

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 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 4,959 4,731 5,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.08% 82.25% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,145 3,018 3,808
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £578 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 203 181
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.41% +28.30% -31.05%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.18 £51.12 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in the North West

Line 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 Line Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Line Management in the North West

Line Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in the North West over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Line Management in the North West

Line 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 Line Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Line Management in the North West

Line 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 Line Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 November 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 -5 26 £400 +33.33% 4
Manchester -32 4 £288 -35.39% 27
Lancashire -17 3 £350 -1.75% 8
Merseyside -4 2 £246 -55.23% 7
Cumbria -2 1 £235 -37.33%
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Line 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 Line Management.

1 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SLA
3 9 (24.32%) Programme Management
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (18.92%) Decision-Making
5 7 (18.92%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (16.22%) Change Control
6 6 (16.22%) Banking
7 5 (13.51%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
7 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (8.11%) Windows
9 3 (8.11%) VBScript
9 3 (8.11%) LAN
9 3 (8.11%) Change Management
9 3 (8.11%) QA
9 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.11%) Programme Governance
9 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
10 2 (5.41%) ThinApp
10 2 (5.41%) People Management

Line 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 (2.70%) SAS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) Appium
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Administrator
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Project Officer
2 4 (10.81%) Senior Project Officer
2 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Support Officer
3 3 (8.11%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Project Support Officer
4 2 (5.41%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Architecture Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Head of IT
4 2 (5.41%) Management Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.41%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Programme Management
2 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
2 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (18.92%) Decision-Making
4 6 (16.22%) Change Control
5 5 (13.51%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
7 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Governance
8 2 (5.41%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (5.41%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) People Management
8 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
8 2 (5.41%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) VBScript
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) MCTS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) SLA
2 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.11%) QA
4 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) ThinApp
2 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Altiris
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) EMC
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Imperva
3 1 (2.70%) NetApp
3 1 (2.70%) Splunk
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec
3 1 (2.70%) Xamarin