Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 135 167
Rank change year-on-year -40 +32 +19
Contract jobs citing Line Management 43 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 1.13% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.38% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 47
North West median daily rate £350 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £154 £245 £313
90th Percentile £578 £488 £671
England median daily rate £478 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -20.00% +1.21%
10th Percentile £26.95 £10.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £38.15 £18.20 £14.15
England median hourly rate £25.75 £18.25 £14.35
% change year-on-year +41.10% +27.18% +16.19%

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 4,973 4,786 6,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.48% 82.02% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,936 3,904
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 195 180
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +37.93% -26.82%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.73 £12.16
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.80 £53.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 0 23 £400 +33.33% 4
Manchester -50 9 £325 -13.33% 20
Lancashire -6 4 £625 +66.67% 2
Merseyside +19 3 £413 -25.00% 4
Cumbria - 3 £235 - 1
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 (32.56%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) Decision-Making
3 12 (27.91%) Finance
4 11 (25.58%) SLA
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
5 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (18.60%) Programme Management
7 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
7 7 (16.28%) Change Control
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (13.95%) ITIL
8 6 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (13.95%) Banking
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
9 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (9.30%) Matrix Management
10 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (9.30%) People Management
10 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
10 4 (9.30%) Telecoms

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 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.33%) OSPF
3 1 (2.33%) PBX
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) SMS
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MSI
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Local Government
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Administrator
1 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Project Officer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Project Officer
3 4 (9.30%) Support Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Support Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Management Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.65%) REST
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
1 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Life Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Project Management
2 12 (27.91%) Decision-Making
3 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.60%) Programme Management
5 7 (16.28%) Change Control
5 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) Matrix Management
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) People Management
8 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.98%) Innovative Thinking
9 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.98%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) VBScript
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) CISM
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) MCTS
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) APMP
4 1 (2.33%) CCDP
4 1 (2.33%) CCIE
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) SLA
2 6 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.98%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.65%) Altiris
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Imperva
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec