The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Time Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Time Management over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Time Management
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 121 109
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12  
Contract jobs citing Time Management 40 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 1.10% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.33% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 13
Median daily rate £450 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £359
% change year-on-year +10.71% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 £10.38 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -59.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.88 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.88 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -54.54%  

Time Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Time Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Time Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Time Management in the North West

Time 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 Time Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Time Management in the North West

Time Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Time Management in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Time Management in the North West

Time 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 Time Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Time Management in the North West

Time 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 Time Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 19 £525 +110.00% 9
Lancashire +10 13 £475 +26.66% 1
Cheshire +22 7 £313 -28.97% 8
Merseyside -3 1 £325 -3.70% 2
Time Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Time Management 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 Time Management.

1 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
1 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.78%) Finance
3 14 (17.72%) SAP
4 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
4 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.92%) Performance Management
6 10 (12.66%) SAP HCM
6 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
7 9 (11.39%) Banking
7 9 (11.39%) SQL
7 9 (11.39%) Windows
8 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (10.13%) HP
8 8 (10.13%) Migration
8 8 (10.13%) SAP Payroll
8 8 (10.13%) Retail
9 7 (8.86%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
9 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.86%) SLA
10 6 (7.59%) Oracle
11 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
11 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.33%) MVC
11 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
11 5 (6.33%) .NET

Time 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 2 (2.53%) CMS
1 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (12.66%) SAP HCM
2 8 (10.13%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (5.06%) SAP HR
4 3 (3.80%) HFM
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Akamai
1 1 (1.27%) Bluemix
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) LAN
2 4 (5.06%) WAN
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) SAN
3 2 (2.53%) VoIP
3 2 (2.53%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.80%) Endeca
3 3 (3.80%) Essbase
3 3 (3.80%) MS Access
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.80%) Star Schema
4 2 (2.53%) QlikView
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) OLAP
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) gulp
3 1 (1.27%) JMeter
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) Toad
3 1 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Local Government
5 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.27%) French Language
7 1 (1.27%) German Language
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Consultant
3 12 (15.19%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.86%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Developer
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) HR Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Payroll Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) SAP HR Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) SAP Payroll Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.53%) LINQ
4 2 (2.53%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (2.53%) RESTful
5 1 (1.27%) EDI
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.27%) Sass
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Exalytics
5 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.53%) Life Science
6 1 (1.27%) Animation
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.53%) AIX
3 2 (2.53%) HPUX
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Solaris
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
2 11 (13.92%) Performance Management
3 8 (10.13%) Migration
4 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.86%) Project Management
5 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.33%) MVC
5 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.06%) Analytics
6 4 (5.06%) CRM
6 4 (5.06%) ERP
6 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.80%) Business Analytics
7 3 (3.80%) Change Management
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL
7 3 (3.80%) SDLC
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) C#
2 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) VB
3 3 (3.80%) VBA
4 2 (2.53%) C
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
1 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Salt
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) SAP
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) HP
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) EMC
6 3 (3.80%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.80%) Informatica
6 3 (3.80%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.80%) VMware
7 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.53%) Apple
7 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.53%) Brocade
7 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.27%) Aruba
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) Meraki
8 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
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