Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 736 725
Rank change year-on-year -38 -11 +56
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 94 116 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 83 85
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £249 £206 £213
90th Percentile £613 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -0.62% +7.33% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK median hourly rate £44.66 - £45.55
10th Percentile £24.37 - £43.58
90th Percentile £46.21 - £47.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.66 - -

Demand Management 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,004 80,534 88,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.79% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,901 53,357 57,266
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,993 2,243 2,704
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.90% -2.14% +25.00%

Demand Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Demand Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Demand Management over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Demand Management over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
England -44 92 £425 +2.72% 27
UK excluding London -30 49 £400 -0.62% 21
London -10 45 £500 -4.76% 6
South East -35 20 £393 +4.67% 7
North of England +37 10 £370 -7.50% 8
South West +8 10 £410 +5.13% 2
North West +15 8 £370 -15.43% 6
West Midlands +8 5 £173 -63.72% 2
Midlands -2 5 £173 -54.12% 2
East of England -16 2 £425 -19.81% 2
North East +36 1 £240 -18.64%
Yorkshire +8 1 £425 +19.38% 2
Scotland -19 1 - -
Wales - 1 £465 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Demand Management 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 with a requirement for Demand Management.

1 38 (40.43%) Finance
2 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.53%) PMO
4 23 (24.47%) Project Management
5 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
6 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (17.02%) Oracle
7 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
8 14 (14.89%) ITIL
9 13 (13.83%) Service Delivery
9 13 (13.83%) Change Management
9 13 (13.83%) Project Planning
10 12 (12.77%) Problem Management
10 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.77%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
11 11 (11.70%) Windows
11 11 (11.70%) ERP
11 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
12 10 (10.64%) SQL
13 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (9.57%) SAP
13 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
13 9 (9.57%) DNS
13 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
13 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement

Demand Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (2.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) SAP MM
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.13%) Maximo
3 2 (2.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
1 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) DNS
2 8 (8.51%) DHCP
2 8 (8.51%) SAN
3 3 (3.19%) Internet
3 3 (3.19%) Intranet
4 2 (2.13%) SSL
4 2 (2.13%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) DTS
4 1 (1.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (40.43%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
2 6 (6.38%) Military
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Analyst
2 12 (12.77%) Project Planner
3 10 (10.64%) PMO Planner
4 9 (9.57%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.51%) Coordinator
5 8 (8.51%) PMO Coordinator
6 7 (7.45%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Project Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (6.38%) Capacity Manager
7 6 (6.38%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Service Management Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Data Modeller
9 4 (4.26%) Programme Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Business Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Business Process Owner
10 3 (3.19%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (2.13%) REST
2 2 (2.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) PKI
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.06%) Life Science
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.26%) Solaris
5 4 (4.26%) Unix
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.13%) Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Project Management
2 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) ITIL
4 13 (13.83%) Change Management
4 13 (13.83%) Project Planning
4 13 (13.83%) Service Delivery
5 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 12 (12.77%) Matrix Organization
5 12 (12.77%) Problem Management
6 11 (11.70%) ERP
6 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
7 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.51%) Project Governance
9 7 (7.45%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.45%) Capacity Management
9 7 (7.45%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) C
3 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.13%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
3 6 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.06%) APMP
6 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.06%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.53%) PMO
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 4 (4.26%) QA
4 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) WSUS
2 4 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.19%) SCOM
4 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.06%) Netcool
5 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.06%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) SAP
4 8 (8.51%) VMware
5 5 (5.32%) Ariba
5 5 (5.32%) HP
5 5 (5.32%) Teradata
6 4 (4.26%) McAfee
6 4 (4.26%) NetApp
7 3 (3.19%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco
8 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 2 (2.13%) IFS
8 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.13%) Veeam
8 2 (2.13%) Veritas
9 1 (1.06%) EMC
9 1 (1.06%) Meridio
9 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow