Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 790 794 734
Rank change year-on-year +4 -60 +4
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 80 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.096% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 76
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £318 £213
90th Percentile £600 £654 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
UK median hourly rate £34.45 £44.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £44.66 -
% change year-on-year -23.86% - -

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 84,134 87,001 78,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.03% 86.16% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,686 57,723 52,037
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,131 2,164 2,212
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.06 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.23% -3.78% +6.38%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.50 £11.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.66 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.74% -1.38% -

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Top 15 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 20 March 2019. 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 -4 67 £438 -7.89% 9
UK excluding London +6 52 £400 -11.11% 8
South East +9 23 £423 -6.11% 2
London -2 22 £450 -8.11% 1
North of England -15 12 £413 -2.94% 1
Yorkshire +11 7 £375 -11.76%
South West -28 6 £375 -3.23%
Wales -1 5 £233 -49.89%
North West +1 4 - - 1
East of England +4 2 £406 -26.47% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £425 -
Midlands +4 1 - - 4
Scotland +3 1 - -
North East -7 1 £450 -
West Midlands -13 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 34 (42.50%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) PMO
4 16 (20.00%) Change Management
4 16 (20.00%) Project Management
5 15 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
6 13 (16.25%) ITIL
7 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (13.75%) SAP
8 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
9 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
11 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (10.00%) ERP
11 8 (10.00%) ServiceNow
11 8 (10.00%) Decision-Making
12 7 (8.75%) Scorecard
12 7 (8.75%) Resource Management
12 7 (8.75%) Degree
12 7 (8.75%) DevOps
12 7 (8.75%) Process Improvement
12 7 (8.75%) Change Control
12 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
13 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (7.50%) SLA
13 6 (7.50%) LAN
13 6 (7.50%) WAN
13 6 (7.50%) Scrum
13 6 (7.50%) Asset Management

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 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Drupal
3 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP PP
1 3 (3.75%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.50%) Changepoint
2 2 (2.50%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.25%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (1.25%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) LAN
1 6 (7.50%) WAN
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.75%) VoIP
4 2 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) MariaDB
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (42.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Law
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.75%) Front Office
5 2 (2.50%) Billing
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Consultant
3 8 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) IT Manager
4 6 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) Procurement Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Senior PMO
5 4 (5.00%) Senior PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Business Manager
6 3 (3.75%) IT Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) IT Procurement Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) PMO Lead
6 3 (3.75%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (3.75%) SAP PP Consultant
7 2 (2.50%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) COM
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.25%) Flash
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Taxonomies
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.50%) PMI
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.25%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Life Science
5 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.25%) RIA
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) Change Management
2 16 (20.00%) Project Management
3 15 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (16.25%) ITIL
5 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
7 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 8 (10.00%) ERP
9 7 (8.75%) Change Control
9 7 (8.75%) DevOps
9 7 (8.75%) Process Improvement
9 7 (8.75%) Resource Management
9 7 (8.75%) Scorecard
10 6 (7.50%) Asset Management
10 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 6 (7.50%) Release Management
10 6 (7.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) ABAP
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.50%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.25%) PMO
2 6 (7.50%) SLA
3 5 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 5 (6.25%) QA
4 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.25%) EMIR
5 1 (1.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.25%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) SAP
2 8 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (5.00%) Ariba
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) NetApp
6 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) BT
7 2 (2.50%) Nokia
7 2 (2.50%) Openreach
7 2 (2.50%) Planview
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) Huawei
8 1 (1.25%) Infor
8 1 (1.25%) Virgin Media