Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 212 223
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 -23
Contract jobs citing Runbook 17 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.077% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.092% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 10
North West median daily rate £386 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.68% +31.03% +27.19%
10th Percentile £182 £443 £287
90th Percentile £425 £508 £487
England median daily rate £419 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -4.83% -2.22% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.49 - £102.50

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 4602 5446 7069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.38% 84.33% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2970 3526 4341
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £253
90th Percentile £596 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 159 282
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £29.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.85% +65.06%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.45 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.95 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Runbook in the North West over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 December 2017. 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 +22 8 £388 -
Lancashire - 4 £200 -
Cheshire 0 3 £385 -18.95%
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Runbook also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Runbook.

1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) 3G
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) 4G
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (23.53%) CMDB
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) Break/Fix
4 3 (17.65%) SCOrch
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) PKI

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) 3G
1 4 (23.53%) 4G
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) ADSL
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
1 3 (17.65%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Junior
3 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) CMDB
3 3 (17.65%) PKI
4 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) OS/2
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Break/Fix
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOrch
2 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
3 2 (11.76%) EdgeSight
3 2 (11.76%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) F5
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
2 3 (17.65%) Veeam
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Nokia
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec