Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Strategic Roadmap skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Roadmap over the 6 months to 21 January 2021 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.

Strategic Roadmaps
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 168 193
Rank change year-on-year +59 +25 -23
Contract jobs citing Strategic Roadmap 20 29 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.70% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 9
Median daily rate £415 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.95% -4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £319 £367 £476
90th Percentile £553 £700 £810
England median daily rate £525 £550 £600
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.43 -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £76.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -82.30% +391.94% -22.50%

Strategic Roadmap 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 2,024 4,138 4,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.75% 83.90% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 2,703 3,039
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 195 263
Median hourly rate £17.43 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.61% +7.95% +4.76%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.02 £12.83
90th Percentile £50.68 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.96 £20.50 £21.76
% change year-on-year +31.51% -5.79% -1.09%

Strategic Roadmap
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Strategic Roadmap as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Roadmap in the North West

Strategic Roadmap
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Strategic Roadmap in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Strategic Roadmap in the North West

Strategic Roadmap
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Strategic Roadmap in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Strategic Roadmap in the North West

Strategic Roadmap
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 Strategic Roadmap within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. 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 +37 8 £363 -19.44% 4
Lancashire +8 4 £466 -30.90% 1
Merseyside - 4 £520 -
Cheshire +35 2 £675 +68.75% 1
Strategic Roadmap
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Roadmap 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 Strategic Roadmap.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) Azure
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (45.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 9 (45.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 9 (45.00%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) SAML
3 9 (45.00%) Identity Management
4 8 (40.00%) Smartcard
4 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Public Sector
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) SaaS
7 3 (15.00%) PaaS
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) TDD

Strategic Roadmap
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 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Azure
1 10 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) PaaS
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Tricentis Tosca
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.00%) eggPlant
1 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
1 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) SAML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Identity Access Management
2 9 (45.00%) Identity Management
2 9 (45.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 9 (45.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) ArchiMate
5 3 (15.00%) ATDD
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Project Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.00%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) NCSC
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Dell