The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demand Management
England / South West
Rank 120 127 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18  
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 17 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 0.45% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.56% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Median daily rate £375 £363 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -21.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.81 -

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Demand Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Demand Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Demand Management in the South West

Demand Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Gloucestershire - 9 - -
Bristol -4 4 £375 +7.14%
Wiltshire - 4 £375 -
Demand Management
England

Demand Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West region with a requirement for Demand Management.

1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Network Security
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) F5
4 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (36.00%) SLA
4 9 (36.00%) Nokia
4 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (32.00%) Change Control
5 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Citrix
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
9 3 (12.00%) WAN
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP

Demand Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Junos
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) VoIP
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Broadband
5 2 (8.00%) DMZ
5 2 (8.00%) ISDN
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Check Point Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (32.00%) Change Control
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Use Case
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) CISA
4 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 3 (12.00%) IIBA
4 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (12.00%) JNCIE
4 3 (12.00%) JNCIP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Netcool
2 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (36.00%) F5
2 9 (36.00%) Nokia
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) Veritas
5 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Meridio
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) VMware