Period
to 25 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Management Information System in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Management Information System over the 6 months to 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Management Information Systems
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 132 101 159
Rank change year-on-year -31 +58 -12
Contract jobs citing Management Information System 1,378 868 1,648
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 2.31% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.53% 7.57% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 520 983
10th Percentile £224 £256 £238
25th Percentile £381 £356 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £598 £588 £550
90th Percentile £675 £714 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 60 91
10th Percentile £12.46 £15.00 £11.63
25th Percentile £15.47 £18.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.03 £23.34
Median % change year-on-year -23.17% +11.53% +19.69%
75th Percentile £40.40 £42.25 £43.18
90th Percentile £61.59 £70.32 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.73 £24.87
% change year-on-year +5.87% -12.65% +38.17%

Management Information System is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,109 11,464 26,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.83% 30.55% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,386 7,581 17,655
10th Percentile £306 £263 £283
25th Percentile £406 £381 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £615 £600 £575
90th Percentile £706 £719 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +1.71% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 419 905
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.42 £11.80
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £47.63 £46.25 £45.00
90th Percentile £61.59 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.48 £21.54 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.92% +16.41% -18.03%

Management Information System
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Management Information System in the UK

Management Information System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Management Information System in the UK

Management Information System
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Management Information System over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Management Information System in the UK

Management Information System
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Management Information System in the UK

Management Information System
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Management Information System over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Management Information System in the UK

Management Information System
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Management Information System within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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 -28 1,142 £475 -0.42% 555
UK excluding London -27 596 £450 -5.26% 447
London +3 582 £500 - 147
Work from Home -35 380 £500 +17.65% 80
South East -8 175 £472 +4.89% 98
North of England -31 101 £433 -3.89% 148
Midlands -42 84 £450 -10.00% 63
East of England +24 80 £379 +0.33% 45
South West -19 73 £473 -1.64% 51
Scotland -48 64 £406 +4.70% 19
West Midlands -37 56 £513 +2.50% 42
North West -30 54 £400 -15.79% 72
Yorkshire -10 43 £445 +4.71% 57
East Midlands -8 28 £388 +31.36% 21
Wales +1 20 £563 +50.00% 17
North East -14 4 £463 +6.32% 19
Northern Ireland -1 2 - - 6

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Management Information System 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 Management Information System.

1 410 (29.75%) Social Skills
2 358 (25.98%) Finance
3 318 (23.08%) Information Security
4 281 (20.39%) Degree
5 277 (20.10%) Microsoft
6 268 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
7 225 (16.33%) Project Management
8 219 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
9 208 (15.09%) Azure
10 196 (14.22%) SQL
11 184 (13.35%) Security Cleared
11 184 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
12 173 (12.55%) Analytics
12 173 (12.55%) Risk Management
13 172 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
14 161 (11.68%) ITIL
15 147 (10.67%) Linux
16 145 (10.52%) Cybersecurity
17 140 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
18 138 (10.01%) SC Cleared
19 137 (9.94%) Windows
20 134 (9.72%) Python
21 131 (9.51%) Change Management
22 130 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
23 127 (9.22%) Computer Science
24 122 (8.85%) AWS
25 121 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
25 121 (8.78%) Public Sector
26 120 (8.71%) Decision-Making
27 117 (8.49%) CISSP

Management Information System
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 35 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.74%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.60%) Confluence
4 17 (1.23%) Jupyter
5 16 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
6 15 (1.09%) Apache
6 15 (1.09%) CMS
7 14 (1.02%) Luigi
7 14 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.94%) IIS
9 10 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.65%) IBM Domino
10 9 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.36%) nginx
13 5 (0.36%) SAS
14 3 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 140 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 33 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.22%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.22%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.073%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.073%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.073%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.073%) Stata
9 1 (0.073%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (1.31%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.65%) Magento
2 9 (0.65%) Shopify
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.36%) Maximo
3 5 (0.36%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.36%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.22%) iTrent
5 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.22%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.15%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.15%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.073%) HealthRoster
Cloud Services
1 208 (15.09%) Azure
2 122 (8.85%) AWS
3 84 (6.10%) Microsoft 365
4 77 (5.59%) Power Platform
5 67 (4.86%) SaaS
6 53 (3.85%) IaaS
7 47 (3.41%) PaaS
8 35 (2.54%) GCP
9 25 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (1.60%) Serverless
11 20 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.87%) GitHub
14 11 (0.80%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.80%) Azure Functions
15 10 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 9 (0.65%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.95%) Firewall
2 56 (4.06%) DNS
3 50 (3.63%) Network Security
4 42 (3.05%) Internet
5 36 (2.61%) VPN
6 34 (2.47%) WAN
7 32 (2.32%) HTTP
8 29 (2.10%) LAN
9 23 (1.67%) TCP/IP
10 19 (1.38%) DHCP
11 18 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.23%) Wireless
13 16 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (1.09%) Ethernet
15 14 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (1.02%) VLAN
16 13 (0.94%) FTP
16 13 (0.94%) VoIP
17 12 (0.87%) Intranet
17 12 (0.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
2 76 (5.52%) SQL Server
3 74 (5.37%) Power BI
4 68 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 36 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (2.47%) Metadata
6 34 (2.47%) Tableau
7 25 (1.81%) Big Data
7 25 (1.81%) QlikView
8 22 (1.60%) MySQL
9 21 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.09%) GIS
12 15 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.02%) Azkaban
13 14 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 82 (5.95%) JIRA
2 59 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 57 (4.14%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.31%) Gatling
5 14 (1.02%) Mockito
5 14 (1.02%) Subversion
6 13 (0.94%) Maven
7 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.73%) GitLab
9 9 (0.65%) GCC
10 8 (0.58%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.58%) GDB
10 8 (0.58%) Jasmine
10 8 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.36%) ERwin
12 5 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.29%) Gradle
13 4 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 410 (29.75%) Social Skills
2 358 (25.98%) Finance
3 219 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (8.78%) Public Sector
5 100 (7.26%) Presentation Skills
6 82 (5.95%) Banking
7 80 (5.81%) Marketing
8 76 (5.52%) Telecoms
9 72 (5.22%) Legal
10 67 (4.86%) Manufacturing
11 45 (3.27%) Influencing Skills
12 41 (2.98%) Organisational Skills
13 38 (2.76%) Law
13 38 (2.76%) Retail
14 33 (2.39%) Electronics
15 19 (1.38%) Billing
15 19 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (1.31%) Investment Banking
16 18 (1.31%) Local Government
17 17 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 255 (18.51%) Analyst
2 165 (11.97%) Architect
3 105 (7.62%) Business Analyst
3 105 (7.62%) Developer
4 71 (5.15%) Project Manager
5 66 (4.79%) Consultant
6 49 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
7 39 (2.83%) Security Architect
8 37 (2.69%) Security Manager
9 34 (2.47%) Azure Engineer
10 32 (2.32%) Security Analyst
11 31 (2.25%) Data Analyst
12 30 (2.18%) Administrator
13 28 (2.03%) Security Engineer
13 28 (2.03%) Technical Architect
14 27 (1.96%) Data Architect
14 27 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
15 26 (1.89%) IT Manager
15 26 (1.89%) Service Analyst
16 25 (1.81%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.98%) Web Services
2 35 (2.54%) HTML
3 29 (2.10%) .NET
4 25 (1.81%) AngularJS
4 25 (1.81%) D3.js
4 25 (1.81%) REST
4 25 (1.81%) Spring
4 25 (1.81%) XML
5 24 (1.74%) CSS
6 23 (1.67%) Node.js
7 20 (1.45%) React
7 20 (1.45%) Shiny
8 19 (1.38%) Kafka
8 19 (1.38%) RESTful
9 18 (1.31%) Middleware
10 15 (1.09%) JSON
11 14 (1.02%) Hibernate
11 14 (1.02%) JPA
11 14 (1.02%) Play Framework
11 14 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (4.93%) User Experience
2 66 (4.79%) NHS
3 63 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 46 (3.34%) Data Centre
6 32 (2.32%) Data Protection Act
6 32 (2.32%) Social Media
7 30 (2.18%) Cloud Native
8 24 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.52%) PKI
10 20 (1.45%) Legacy Systems
10 20 (1.45%) LIMS
11 18 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
13 16 (1.16%) Clustering
14 14 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
15 13 (0.94%) Cyberattack
15 13 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (0.80%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 147 (10.67%) Linux
2 137 (9.94%) Windows
3 62 (4.50%) Unix
4 33 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 20 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 13 (0.94%) Android
10 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.65%) Debian
13 6 (0.44%) CentOS
14 5 (0.36%) AIX
14 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
16 3 (0.22%) Alpine Linux
16 3 (0.22%) Solaris
16 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (23.08%) Information Security
2 268 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (16.33%) Project Management
4 184 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
5 173 (12.55%) Analytics
5 173 (12.55%) Risk Management
6 172 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
7 161 (11.68%) ITIL
8 145 (10.52%) Cybersecurity
9 131 (9.51%) Change Management
10 130 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 127 (9.22%) Computer Science
12 120 (8.71%) Decision-Making
13 111 (8.06%) Data Modelling
14 107 (7.76%) Information Management
14 107 (7.76%) Project Delivery
15 102 (7.40%) Security Management
16 101 (7.33%) Business Analysis
16 101 (7.33%) Data Management
17 100 (7.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 196 (14.22%) SQL
2 134 (9.72%) Python
3 103 (7.47%) Java
4 64 (4.64%) JavaScript
5 37 (2.69%) Bash Shell
5 37 (2.69%) PowerShell
6 34 (2.47%) Scala
7 31 (2.25%) R
8 30 (2.18%) C
9 27 (1.96%) C++
10 24 (1.74%) PHP
11 23 (1.67%) Ruby
12 22 (1.60%) VBA
13 21 (1.52%) C#
14 18 (1.31%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.23%) Go
15 17 (1.23%) Perl
16 12 (0.87%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.80%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 281 (20.39%) Degree
2 184 (13.35%) Security Cleared
3 138 (10.01%) SC Cleared
4 117 (8.49%) CISSP
5 61 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 57 (4.14%) CISM
7 39 (2.83%) CISA
8 30 (2.18%) PMP
9 29 (2.10%) DV Cleared
10 26 (1.89%) CRISC
11 25 (1.81%) CESG Certified Professional
11 25 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.45%) GIAC
13 20 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (1.45%) PMI Certification
14 16 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (0.94%) CCNP
15 13 (0.94%) Master's Degree
16 11 (0.80%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (5.44%) Data Quality
3 63 (4.57%) QA
4 61 (4.43%) GDPR
5 51 (3.70%) NIST
6 42 (3.05%) SLA
7 40 (2.90%) PMO
8 37 (2.69%) COBIT
9 31 (2.25%) GRC
10 29 (2.10%) PCI DSS
11 24 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 19 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
13 18 (1.31%) NCSC
14 17 (1.23%) Accessibility
15 11 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
15 11 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 11 (0.80%) JSP 440
15 11 (0.80%) RMADS
16 10 (0.73%) NIST 800
17 9 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 85 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 70 (5.08%) Docker
3 41 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.51%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 6 (0.44%) Postfix
6 6 (0.44%) qmail
6 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.29%) XenApp
8 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.15%) vSphere
11 1 (0.073%) Firmware
11 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.073%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 70 (5.08%) Kubernetes
2 51 (3.70%) Ansible
3 47 (3.41%) Terraform
4 26 (1.89%) Grafana
5 23 (1.67%) Prometheus
5 23 (1.67%) SCCM
6 17 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.94%) AirWatch
8 12 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 11 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.65%) Puppet
11 7 (0.51%) Salt
12 6 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.44%) Nessus
12 6 (0.44%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.36%) EnCase
13 5 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.29%) FTK
14 4 (0.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 277 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.40%) SAP
3 87 (6.31%) Oracle
4 65 (4.72%) Cisco
5 51 (3.70%) VMware
6 36 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (2.32%) IBM
8 26 (1.89%) Alteryx
8 26 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 26 (1.89%) Splunk
9 22 (1.60%) Citrix
9 22 (1.60%) Google
10 18 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.16%) Databricks
12 14 (1.02%) Meraki
12 14 (1.02%) Remedy
13 13 (0.94%) Workday
14 12 (0.87%) New Relic
15 11 (0.80%) BT
16 10 (0.73%) HP