Period
to 17 June 2021

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 17 June 2021 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
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 630 569 781
Rank change year-on-year -61 +212 +41
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 81 43 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.100% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 50
10th Percentile £267 £387 £223
25th Percentile £351 £453 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £500 £435
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.94% -8.42%
75th Percentile £550 £692 £538
90th Percentile £667 £733 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £395
% change year-on-year -7.37% +20.25% -16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £66.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -45.45% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £66.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.45% - -

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 54,692 37,026 79,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.80% 85.99% 87.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,346 24,715 52,922
10th Percentile £313 £300 £301
25th Percentile £400 £388 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £589 £575 £575
90th Percentile £679 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,539 1,058 2,071
10th Percentile £12.02 £12.50 £11.80
25th Percentile £15.25 £16.13 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.67 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.77% +12.50%
75th Percentile £47.38 £46.00 £44.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +18.42%

Demand Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Demand Management.

Daily rate trend for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Demand Management over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Demand Management.

Hourly rate trend for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Demand Management over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Demand Management in the UK

Demand Management
Top 12 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 17 June 2021. 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 -27 67 £481 -3.75% 8
UK excluding London +7 44 £440 -7.37% 8
Work from Home -243 27 £428 - 1
London -70 22 £545 -17.74%
South East +18 19 £475 +3.60% 1
North of England +12 10 £491 +9.17% 2
North West -1 8 £523 +60.77%
Midlands -8 7 £265 -27.40% 2
West Midlands -12 7 £265 -27.40% 2
South West +26 6 £403 -52.56% 3
Yorkshire +8 2 £375 -21.05% 2
Scotland -34 2 £440 -

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, 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 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) Project Management
3 22 (27.16%) Social Skills
4 18 (22.22%) Change Management
4 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.22%) PMO
5 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
5 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
6 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
7 13 (16.05%) Project Delivery
8 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 11 (13.58%) ITIL
10 10 (12.35%) Quality Management
10 10 (12.35%) Migration
10 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
10 10 (12.35%) Data Analysis
10 10 (12.35%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (11.11%) Public Sector
11 9 (11.11%) Analytics
11 9 (11.11%) JIRA
11 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
12 8 (9.88%) Process Improvement
12 8 (9.88%) Problem 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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.23%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Power Platform
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.47%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.47%) AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Azure
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) PaaS
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Power BI
2 3 (3.70%) Tableau
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) GIS
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 22 (27.16%) Social Skills
3 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
4 9 (11.11%) Public Sector
5 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
5 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.94%) Billing
6 4 (4.94%) Electronics
6 4 (4.94%) Local Government
7 2 (2.47%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.23%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.23%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) French Language
8 1 (1.23%) German Language
8 1 (1.23%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Analyst
2 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.88%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.17%) PMO Lead
6 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Resource Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 2 (2.47%) IT Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Service Transition Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Ajax
1 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.47%) EDI
1 2 (2.47%) LDAP
1 2 (2.47%) Node.js
1 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.47%) Velocity
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) CMDB
1 4 (4.94%) PMI
2 3 (3.70%) FMCG
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
1 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Project Management
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Change Management
3 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.05%) Project Delivery
5 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 11 (13.58%) ITIL
7 10 (12.35%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.35%) Migration
7 10 (12.35%) Portfolio Management
7 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
7 10 (12.35%) Quality Management
8 9 (11.11%) Analytics
8 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
9 8 (9.88%) Process Improvement
10 6 (7.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) C
2 2 (2.47%) Java
2 2 (2.47%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.17%) PMP
4 4 (4.94%) Degree
5 3 (3.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.47%) CAPM
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.22%) PMO
2 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.70%) SLA
4 2 (2.47%) EMIR
4 2 (2.47%) GDPR
4 2 (2.47%) MiFID
5 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.47%) Cognos
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Remedy
5 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Minitab
6 1 (1.23%) Planview
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) Snow