Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 136 147
Rank change year-on-year -33 +11 +37
Contract jobs citing Line Management 51 59 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.26% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 61
North West median daily rate £375 £326 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -31.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £305
90th Percentile £518 £488 £683
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
North West median hourly rate £30.34 £10.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.35% -24.53% +6.00%
10th Percentile £24.70 £10.00 £12.38
90th Percentile £40.40 £18.20 £14.33
England median hourly rate £24.00 £18.75 £17.38
% change year-on-year +28.00% +7.91% -0.71%

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 5,196 4,665 6,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.72% 82.45% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,266 2,861 3,928
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £254 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 218 212
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.31% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.60
90th Percentile £53.74 £52.65 £48.68
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

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 18 July 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
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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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 -28 24 £375 +5.63% 13
Cheshire -4 16 £400 +33.33% 6
Lancashire -7 4 £625 - 4
Cumbria - 4 £235 -
Merseyside +18 3 £413 -9.34% 3
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 23 (45.10%) Project Management
3 19 (37.25%) PRINCE2
4 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (29.41%) Decision-Making
6 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (25.49%) ITIL
8 10 (19.61%) Project Planning
8 10 (19.61%) People Management
9 9 (17.65%) Performance Management
9 9 (17.65%) SLA
9 9 (17.65%) Supplier Management
10 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.69%) SaaS
10 8 (15.69%) Resource Management
10 8 (15.69%) Strategic Thinking
11 7 (13.73%) Contract Management
11 7 (13.73%) Case Management
11 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.73%) ServiceNow
11 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
11 7 (13.73%) Matrix Management
11 7 (13.73%) Degree
11 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.73%) ITSM
11 7 (13.73%) CISM

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 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) SaaS
2 5 (9.80%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) Network Security
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
2 2 (3.92%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.96%) OSPF
3 1 (1.96%) PBX
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) MSI
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 5 (9.80%) Local Government
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.80%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Billing
6 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Administrator
2 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Business Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Software Asset Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Software Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Planning Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 3 (5.88%) REST
1 3 (5.88%) SOAP
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.76%) Virtual Team
4 4 (7.84%) Life Science
5 2 (3.92%) CMDB
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.96%) Handset
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) PMI
6 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) CentOS
2 1 (1.96%) Fedora
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Project Management
2 19 (37.25%) PRINCE2
3 15 (29.41%) Decision-Making
4 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (25.49%) ITIL
5 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (19.61%) People Management
6 10 (19.61%) Project Planning
7 9 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 9 (17.65%) Supplier Management
8 8 (15.69%) Resource Management
8 8 (15.69%) Strategic Thinking
9 7 (13.73%) Case Management
9 7 (13.73%) Contract Management
9 7 (13.73%) Data Management
9 7 (13.73%) ITSM
9 7 (13.73%) Matrix Management
9 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
9 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
10 6 (11.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) C#
1 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 3 (5.88%) VBScript
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) Go
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (13.73%) CISM
2 7 (13.73%) CISSP
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) CCDP
3 6 (11.76%) CCIE
3 6 (11.76%) CCNP
3 6 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCTS
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) APMP
6 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.88%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (9.80%) XenApp
2 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) ServiceNow
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.92%) Altiris
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Imperva
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Wyse