Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 799 776
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 +25
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 119 96 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 81
UK median daily rate £450 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £246 £244 £203
90th Percentile £600 £618 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £376
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.53% +0.13%
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 91,392 88,694 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.72% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,516 59,163 57,746
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,345 2,083 2,479
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.19 £49.24 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.62 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.07% +6.67% -1.45%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +10 113 £450 +9.76% 12
UK excluding London -1 74 £400 +1.91% 9
London +22 42 £475 -5.00% 3
South East +4 33 £400 +1.91% 1
North of England -9 15 £413 +30.95% 5
South West -38 12 £322 -20.49%
North East 0 6 £450 +57.89%
Yorkshire -3 6 £275 -35.29%
East of England +8 5 £463 +8.82% 1
Midlands -15 4 £475 +165.73% 2
Wales -15 4 £250 -46.24%
North West -26 4 - - 5
West Midlands -25 2 £475 +175.36% 2
Scotland -15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 36 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.57%) Finance
3 31 (26.05%) Security Cleared
4 26 (21.85%) Incident Management
4 26 (21.85%) PMO
5 25 (21.01%) Project Management
6 21 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 19 (15.97%) SharePoint
7 19 (15.97%) Problem Management
8 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.61%) ERP
9 15 (12.61%) QA
10 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 14 (11.76%) Retail
10 14 (11.76%) SAP
10 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.92%) Change Control
11 13 (10.92%) Change Management
11 13 (10.92%) DV Cleared
11 13 (10.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 12 (10.08%) Military
12 12 (10.08%) ITIL
13 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (9.24%) Risk Management
13 11 (9.24%) Programme Management
13 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.40%) Logistics
14 10 (8.40%) Telecoms

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 19 (15.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.72%) NServiceBus
3 6 (5.04%) Apache
3 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 6 (5.04%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.68%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.52%) SAP PS
3 2 (1.68%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.84%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.84%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.84%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Internet
2 7 (5.88%) DHCP
2 7 (5.88%) DNS
3 6 (5.04%) Broadband
3 6 (5.04%) Firewall
3 6 (5.04%) LAN
3 6 (5.04%) Network Security
3 6 (5.04%) SAN
3 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.04%) WAN
4 5 (4.20%) ISDN
4 5 (4.20%) VoIP
4 5 (4.20%) VPN
5 3 (2.52%) Junos
5 3 (2.52%) Wireless
6 1 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) MS Access
2 1 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.72%) Subversion
2 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 3 (2.52%) LSMW
4 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (28.57%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Retail
3 12 (10.08%) Military
4 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.36%) Marketing
7 3 (2.52%) Billing
7 3 (2.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.84%) Law
8 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (14.29%) Analyst
2 15 (12.61%) Consultant
3 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
4 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 7 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (5.04%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.04%) Senior PMO
6 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.20%) Wintel Support
6 5 (4.20%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Architect
7 4 (3.36%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.36%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.36%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) PMO Lead
7 4 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
8 3 (2.52%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
2 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
2 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (6.72%) Entity Framework
2 8 (6.72%) jQuery
2 8 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (6.72%) NHibernate
2 8 (6.72%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.52%) IDoc
3 3 (2.52%) Middleware
4 2 (1.68%) COM
4 2 (1.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.84%) RESTful
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.36%) CMDB
3 4 (3.36%) FMCG
3 4 (3.36%) PKI
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.84%) LPAR
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) PMI
5 1 (0.84%) RIA
5 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.04%) Unix
4 5 (4.20%) Solaris
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.52%) Linux
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.85%) Incident Management
3 25 (21.01%) Project Management
4 21 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 19 (15.97%) Problem Management
6 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.61%) ERP
8 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.92%) Change Control
9 13 (10.92%) Change Management
10 12 (10.08%) ITIL
11 11 (9.24%) Programme Management
11 11 (9.24%) Risk Management
11 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
12 10 (8.40%) Logistics
13 9 (7.56%) Data Analysis
13 9 (7.56%) NsoIT
13 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
13 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.72%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) C#
2 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.20%) C
4 1 (0.84%) Java
4 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (26.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.92%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.20%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.20%) PMP
6 4 (3.36%) JNCIA
6 4 (3.36%) JNCIE
6 4 (3.36%) JNCIP
6 4 (3.36%) JNCIS
6 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.85%) PMO
2 15 (12.61%) QA
3 6 (5.04%) Data Quality
3 6 (5.04%) SLA
4 3 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.84%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.36%) vSphere
3 2 (1.68%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) WSUS
2 4 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.36%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.84%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.84%) Kibana
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) Netcool
4 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.84%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 14 (11.76%) SAP
2 6 (5.04%) Cisco
3 5 (4.20%) Juniper
3 5 (4.20%) VMware
4 4 (3.36%) Adobe
4 4 (3.36%) McAfee
4 4 (3.36%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.52%) Ariba
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle
6 2 (1.68%) BT
6 2 (1.68%) HP
6 2 (1.68%) Openreach
6 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.68%) Veritas
7 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.84%) EMC
7 1 (0.84%) F5
7 1 (0.84%) Isilon
7 1 (0.84%) Remedy