Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 181 205
Rank change year-on-year +91 +24 -35
Contract jobs citing Strategic Roadmap 30 20 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.49% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 4
Median daily rate £470 £480 £665
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% -27.82% +10.83%
10th Percentile £319 £403 £535
90th Percentile £650 £538 £883
England median daily rate £538 £590 £575
% change year-on-year -8.90% +2.61% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 -
% change year-on-year -56.25% - -

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 1,679 4,587 5,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.62% 85.42% 84.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,054 2,992 3,142
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £241 £263 £263
90th Percentile £594 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £473
% change year-on-year - +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 205 291
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.76% -7.72% -25.95%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.27 £11.41
90th Percentile £54.73 £53.75 £50.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.12
% change year-on-year +45.83% +13.64% -10.13%

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 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Strategic Roadmap in the North West

Strategic Roadmap
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Strategic Roadmap in the North West.

Hourly rate trend 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 29 October 2020. 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 +40 14 £600 +50.00% 1
Manchester +52 9 £338 -25.00% 4
Merseyside - 4 £520 - 1
Strategic Roadmap
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) Azure
3 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (33.33%) Migration
7 9 (30.00%) Law
7 9 (30.00%) Identity Management
7 9 (30.00%) SAML
7 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
7 9 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 9 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 9 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) Smartcard
9 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
10 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (13.33%) Scrum
11 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 4 (13.33%) Architecture Roadmap
12 3 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
12 3 (10.00%) Police
12 3 (10.00%) Situational Awareness

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 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) Azure
2 9 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 3 (10.00%) Tricentis Tosca
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) MPLS
1 3 (10.00%) Skype
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (3.33%) CockroachDB
3 1 (3.33%) DataStage
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) HBase
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (30.00%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Police
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Capability Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) SAML
2 3 (10.00%) CGI
3 1 (3.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Smartcard
2 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 9 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 9 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Architecture Roadmap
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) ATDD
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Situational Awareness
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GxP
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Istio
3 1 (3.33%) Knative
3 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Meraki
3 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Intel
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SnapLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Talend
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata