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 3 months to 26 April 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
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 583 596
Rank change year-on-year +42 +13  
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 59 72 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 37
Median daily rate £395 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year -2.59% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.81 -
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38875 46261 44658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.64% 82.82% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25600 30568 27749
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 1094 1314
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Demand Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
Top 26 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 3 months to 26 April 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
England +40 58 £395 +3.94% 13
South East +21 20 £395 -5.67% 3
South West +5 16 £375 +7.14% 1
Berkshire +35 11 £395 +31.66%
London 0 11 £425 +11.47% 2
Gloucestershire +16 9 - -
West Midlands +27 7 £336 -4.00% 1
North West +29 4 £390 -8.23% 2
Manchester +12 4 £390 -2.50% 1
Warwickshire +11 4 £336 -
Surrey +10 4 £263 -
Wiltshire - 4 £361 -
Gloucester - 4 - -
Staines - 4 £263 -
Corsham - 4 £361 -
Bristol -5 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Hampshire +3 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £375 -
Birmingham +10 1 £275 -50.00% 1
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £484 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 with a requirement for Demand Management.

1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 31 (25.41%) Project Management
3 24 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.67%) PMO
4 23 (18.85%) Change Management
5 22 (18.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 20 (16.39%) Cisco
6 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
7 19 (15.57%) PRINCE2
7 19 (15.57%) Firewall
7 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (13.11%) Service Delivery
9 16 (13.11%) ITIL
9 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.11%) SLA
9 16 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (11.48%) DV Cleared
10 14 (11.48%) Network Security
10 14 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
11 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.66%) Portfolio Management
12 12 (9.84%) Change Control
12 12 (9.84%) MS Visio
12 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
13 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
13 11 (9.02%) F5
13 11 (9.02%) Performance Management
13 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared

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 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) Confluence
2 4 (3.28%) MS Project Server
2 4 (3.28%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.46%) Apache
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.64%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (9.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP PP
1 2 (1.64%) SAP QM
1 2 (1.64%) SAP VC
1 2 (1.64%) Workfront
2 1 (0.82%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.28%) SoftLayer
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) Firewall
2 14 (11.48%) Network Security
3 8 (6.56%) LAN
3 8 (6.56%) WAN
4 7 (5.74%) DNS
4 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.74%) VoIP
5 6 (4.92%) VPN
6 5 (4.10%) Broadband
6 5 (4.10%) ISDN
7 4 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.28%) Junos
7 4 (3.28%) VSAN
7 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.28%) Wireless
8 3 (2.46%) DHCP
9 2 (1.64%) DMZ
9 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.64%) SAN
10 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.64%) MS Access
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.82%) QlikView
3 1 (0.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
1 4 (3.28%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Local Government
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.28%) Automotive
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Banking
7 1 (0.82%) German Language
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.21%) Analyst
2 17 (13.93%) Project Manager
3 12 (9.84%) Service Manager
4 11 (9.02%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.38%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Cisco Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Firewall Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) RSS
2 1 (0.82%) Middleware
2 1 (0.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.56%) CMDB
5 4 (3.28%) FlexPod
5 4 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.28%) PMI
5 4 (3.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.64%) Clustering
7 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.82%) Life Science
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.64%) Solaris
5 2 (1.64%) Unix
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) Project Management
2 24 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.85%) Change Management
4 19 (15.57%) PRINCE2
5 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (13.11%) ITIL
6 16 (13.11%) Service Delivery
7 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.66%) Portfolio Management
8 12 (9.84%) Change Control
9 11 (9.02%) Performance Management
9 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
10 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.20%) Line Management
10 10 (8.20%) Proactive Monitoring
11 9 (7.38%) People Management
11 9 (7.38%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.56%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) SQL
2 4 (3.28%) Java
2 4 (3.28%) Perl
2 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.28%) Python
2 4 (3.28%) Ruby
3 2 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.48%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.10%) Degree
6 4 (3.28%) CISA
6 4 (3.28%) CISSP
6 4 (3.28%) IIBA
6 4 (3.28%) ISEB
6 4 (3.28%) JNCIA
6 4 (3.28%) JNCIE
6 4 (3.28%) JNCIP
6 4 (3.28%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.28%) VCDX
7 3 (2.46%) CCNA
8 2 (1.64%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.82%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.67%) PMO
2 16 (13.11%) SLA
3 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) Docker
2 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.28%) vCloud
2 4 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Ansible
1 4 (3.28%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.28%) Puppet
1 4 (3.28%) vRealize
2 3 (2.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.64%) Netcool
3 2 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.64%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 20 (16.39%) Cisco
2 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) F5
4 9 (7.38%) CheckPoint
4 9 (7.38%) Nokia
5 7 (5.74%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.92%) Juniper
7 4 (3.28%) Citrix
7 4 (3.28%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.28%) Nimsoft
8 3 (2.46%) SAP
8 3 (2.46%) Veritas
9 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.64%) BT
9 2 (1.64%) EMC
9 2 (1.64%) HP
9 2 (1.64%) Meridio
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle
9 2 (1.64%) VMware
10 1 (0.82%) WatchGuard
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