Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 159 187
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 +14
Contract jobs citing Line Management 44 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.82% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.97% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 21
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.83% +7.33%
10th Percentile £150 £190 £295
90th Percentile £660 £525 £625
England median daily rate £470 £445 £440
% change year-on-year +5.62% +1.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
North West median hourly rate £38.25 £23.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.30% +36.80% +36.13%
10th Percentile £26.15 £21.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £45.25 £24.60 £28.06
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.47
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.72% +40.07%

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 4,858 4,551 5,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.72% 84.62% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,091 2,935 3,251
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £269 £252 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 226 172
North West median hourly rate £24.63 £23.17 £25.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -10.44% -13.34%
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.70 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.55 £51.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -2.04% +6.52%

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 20 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in the North West over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 February 2019. 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 +3 16 £575 +80.39% 13
Manchester -24 10 £319 -15.00% 24
Merseyside -9 9 £156 - 1
Lancashire -14 8 £363 +7.41% 3
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Programme Management
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) Windows
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Finance
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
6 6 (13.64%) Decision-Making
6 6 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
7 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) VBScript
7 5 (11.36%) VB
7 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 5 (11.36%) Time Management
7 5 (11.36%) Validation
7 5 (11.36%) Sitecore
7 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (11.36%) Office 365
7 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.36%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (9.09%) Software Audit
8 4 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 4 (9.09%) Asset 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Appium
2 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.27%) PVCS
2 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Avionics
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Coordinator
2 5 (11.36%) Software Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Software Asset Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Project Officer
4 3 (6.82%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Project Officer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Project Support Officer
4 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Support Officer
5 2 (4.55%) Human Factors Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Test Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Programme Management
2 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Decision-Making
5 5 (11.36%) Change Management
5 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (11.36%) Time Management
5 5 (11.36%) Validation
6 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (9.09%) Software Audit
6 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 4 (9.09%) UML
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) VB
2 5 (11.36%) VBScript
3 3 (6.82%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Ada
5 1 (2.27%) AWK
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Korn
5 1 (2.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) HND
3 1 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) PMO
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) MIL-STD-498
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Xamarin