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 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 132 138
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 2199 2324 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.05% 78.81% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1535 1657
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 110
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
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 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 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
Bristol -8 2 £375 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 - -
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 West region with a requirement for Demand Management.

1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Network Security
3 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
5 8 (38.10%) Proactive Monitoring
5 8 (38.10%) F5
5 8 (38.10%) Change Control
5 8 (38.10%) Nokia
5 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
5 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
5 8 (38.10%) SLA
6 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Juniper
9 4 (19.05%) Broadband

Demand Management
Co-occurring 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 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) VoIP
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) Broadband
4 4 (19.05%) ISDN
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) Junos
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Check Point Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Change Control
1 8 (38.10%) Proactive Monitoring
1 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Netcool
2 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
2 8 (38.10%) F5
2 8 (38.10%) Nokia
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Meridio
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) VMware