Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Runbook skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Runbook over the 6 months to 22 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.

Runbook
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 171 234
Rank change year-on-year -46 +63 -7
Contract jobs citing Runbook 5 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.081% 0.60% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.72% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 2
North West median daily rate £343 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.81% +15.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £311 £363 £363
90th Percentile £380 £466 £388
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £12.50

Runbook 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 5,204 4,713 6,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.60% 82.50% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,271 2,883 3,934
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £257 £261
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 257 220 215
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.95% +36.06% +0.63%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.74 £53.00 £52.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

Runbook
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Runbook in the North West

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Runbook in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Runbook in the North West

Runbook
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 Runbook within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 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 -17 5 £343 - 1
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Runbook 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 Runbook.

1 3 (60.00%) Service Design
1 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SRDF
3 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (20.00%) SnapMirror
3 1 (20.00%) SnapVault
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

Runbook
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Transition Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Transition Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (20.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SnapMirror
1 1 (20.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Brocade
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) SAP