The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Demand Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Demand Management over the 3 months to 25 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.

Demand Management
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 260 258
Rank change year-on-year +48 -2  
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 26 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Median daily rate £385 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £530 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £47.39

Demand 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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Demand Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Demand Management in the South East

Demand Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Demand Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Demand Management in the South East

Demand Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Demand Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Demand Management in the South East

Demand Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Demand Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire +27 15 £395 +31.66%
Hampshire +11 7 £300 -14.59% 1
Kent - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -17 1 - -
Demand Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Demand 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 South East region with a requirement for Demand Management.

1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
3 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (31.71%) Project Management
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (29.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (26.83%) MS Visio
6 11 (26.83%) SLA
6 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
7 10 (24.39%) Supplier Management
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) ITIL
9 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (19.51%) PMI
9 8 (19.51%) PMI Certification
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) MS Project Server
9 8 (19.51%) Resource Allocation
9 8 (19.51%) Gantt Chart
9 8 (19.51%) PMO
10 7 (17.07%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (17.07%) Presales
10 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
11 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (14.63%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management

Demand Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (19.51%) MS Project Server
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (26.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.44%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) SoftLayer
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
2 2 (4.88%) VSAN
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.44%) Junos
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) PMO Planner
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Service Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Planner
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Supply Chain Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Supply Chain Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) PMI
3 5 (12.20%) CMDB
3 5 (12.20%) User Experience
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.88%) FlexPod
5 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
3 13 (31.71%) Project Management
4 12 (29.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (24.39%) Supplier Management
6 8 (19.51%) Gantt Chart
6 8 (19.51%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (17.07%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (17.07%) Presales
7 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
8 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (14.63%) Dependency Management
8 6 (14.63%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (14.63%) Service Design
9 5 (12.20%) Compliance Management
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
9 5 (12.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) PMI Certification
2 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) VCDX
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
2 8 (19.51%) PMO
3 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) vCloud
1 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Netcool
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) BMC
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) Remedy
3 3 (7.32%) F5
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Nimsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Nokia
5 1 (2.44%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow