Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for People Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited People Management over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

People Management
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 495 441 400
Rank change year-on-year -54 -41 +57
Contract jobs citing People Management 428 537 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.61% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 311 400
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.82% +9.12%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £312
90th Percentile £657 £711 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.46% -7.50% -12.72%
10th Percentile £27.40 £14.58 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £24.68 £56.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +106.76% -7.50% -77.51%

People 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 84677 88405 92997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.89% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56261 58466 60205
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 2318 2697
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +6.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +12.50%

People Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing People Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for People Management in the UK

People Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing People Management.

Contractor daily rate trend for People Management in the UK

People Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing People Management over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for People Management in the UK

People Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing People Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for People Management in the UK

People Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing People Management over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for People Management in the UK

People 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 People Management within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 -45 378 £450 -10.00% 74
UK excluding London -12 258 £425 -10.53% 62
London -50 153 £475 -7.09% 18
North of England +37 50 £448 -18.64% 26
South East -28 47 £438 -7.89% 15
East of England -7 45 £450 -18.18% 10
Midlands -4 41 £425 -15.00% 1
South West +19 36 £425 -10.53% 4
Scotland +18 36 £344 -1.79% 6
East Midlands -6 22 £425 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +16 21 £445 -6.32% 6
North West +2 16 £525 -25.00% 15
West Midlands +2 15 £425 -3.95%
North East +77 13 £393 +12.14% 5
Northern Ireland -56 2 £81 +2.22%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing People 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 People Management.

1 167 (39.02%) Finance
2 98 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (21.73%) Project Management
4 87 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (14.49%) ITIL
7 52 (12.15%) PRINCE2
8 45 (10.51%) Banking
9 44 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (10.05%) Service Management
11 40 (9.35%) Scrum
12 38 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
12 38 (8.88%) SQL
13 37 (8.64%) CRM
13 37 (8.64%) Microsoft
14 36 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
15 33 (7.71%) Service Delivery
15 33 (7.71%) Degree
16 32 (7.48%) Marketing
16 32 (7.48%) Management Information System
16 32 (7.48%) Telecoms
17 31 (7.24%) Information Security
17 31 (7.24%) Oracle
17 31 (7.24%) Analytics
18 30 (7.01%) Mentoring
18 30 (7.01%) SAP
19 29 (6.78%) Windows
20 28 (6.54%) ERP
20 28 (6.54%) Time Management

People 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 17 (3.97%) SAS
2 16 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.50%) CICS
3 15 (3.50%) MQSeries
4 7 (1.64%) Confluence
5 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.70%) CMS
6 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.47%) JBoss
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.23%) Moodle
8 1 (0.23%) Totara
Applications
1 38 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.47%) Simulink
8 1 (0.23%) EViews
8 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.34%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 7 (1.64%) SAP FI
3 7 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.93%) Eikon
5 4 (0.93%) Maximo
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.93%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.47%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.23%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.44%) Office 365
2 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.57%) Veeva
4 8 (1.87%) SaaS
5 5 (1.17%) PaaS
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.70%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.50%) Kerberos
1 15 (3.50%) SSH
1 15 (3.50%) SSL
2 12 (2.80%) Network Security
3 9 (2.10%) Firewall
4 7 (1.64%) LAN
4 7 (1.64%) WAN
5 6 (1.40%) Internet
5 6 (1.40%) Intranet
6 5 (1.17%) SMS
6 5 (1.17%) VPN
6 5 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.93%) BGP
7 4 (0.93%) MPLS
7 4 (0.93%) Skype
7 4 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.93%) VLAN
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (4.21%) DB2
3 16 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (2.57%) Big Data
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.70%) MySQL
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.70%) Power BI
7 3 (0.70%) QlikView
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.34%) JIRA
2 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.47%) ProC
4 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.23%) GoCD
5 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.23%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 167 (39.02%) Finance
2 45 (10.51%) Banking
3 32 (7.48%) Marketing
3 32 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.67%) Retail
5 15 (3.50%) Legal
6 12 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.64%) Automotive
8 7 (1.64%) Back Office
9 6 (1.40%) Billing
9 6 (1.40%) Publishing
10 5 (1.17%) Law
10 5 (1.17%) Military
11 4 (0.93%) Electronics
11 4 (0.93%) Games
11 4 (0.93%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.70%) Advertising
12 3 (0.70%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (17.06%) Project Manager
2 45 (10.51%) Analyst
3 24 (5.61%) Architect
4 21 (4.91%) IT Manager
5 20 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
6 19 (4.44%) Administrator
7 18 (4.21%) Service Manager
8 17 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 16 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (3.50%) Consultant
10 15 (3.50%) Operations Manager
11 10 (2.34%) Services Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.10%) Functional Analyst
12 9 (2.10%) HR Analyst
12 9 (2.10%) Oracle Analyst
13 8 (1.87%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 8 (1.87%) Business Manager
13 8 (1.87%) Senior Manager
14 7 (1.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 7 (1.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.91%) Middleware
2 15 (3.50%) HTML
2 15 (3.50%) ISPF
3 11 (2.57%) Web Services
4 10 (2.34%) XML
5 8 (1.87%) CSS
5 8 (1.87%) SOAP
6 6 (1.40%) .NET
7 5 (1.17%) Ajax
7 5 (1.17%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.17%) HTML5
7 5 (1.17%) REST
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.70%) Java EE
9 3 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (0.70%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.70%) XSD
10 2 (0.47%) JDBC
10 2 (0.47%) Servlets
10 2 (0.47%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.37%) User Experience
4 22 (5.14%) Virtual Team
5 16 (3.74%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.50%) PKI
7 13 (3.04%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.87%) NHS
9 6 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.17%) Social Media
11 4 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.93%) PMI
11 4 (0.93%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.70%) FMCG
12 3 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.78%) Windows
2 26 (6.07%) Unix
3 15 (3.50%) zOS
4 9 (2.10%) Linux
5 7 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.17%) Android
7 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (21.73%) Project Management
3 80 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (14.49%) ITIL
5 52 (12.15%) PRINCE2
6 44 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 43 (10.05%) Service Management
8 40 (9.35%) Scrum
9 37 (8.64%) CRM
10 33 (7.71%) Service Delivery
11 31 (7.24%) Analytics
11 31 (7.24%) Information Security
12 30 (7.01%) Mentoring
13 28 (6.54%) ERP
13 28 (6.54%) Performance Management
13 28 (6.54%) Programme Management
13 28 (6.54%) Time Management
14 26 (6.07%) Coaching
15 25 (5.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.88%) SQL
2 21 (4.91%) Java
3 17 (3.97%) Perl
4 16 (3.74%) Shell Script
5 15 (3.50%) Assembly Language
5 15 (3.50%) CLIST
5 15 (3.50%) JCL
5 15 (3.50%) REXX
6 14 (3.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.17%) Python
8 4 (0.93%) C
8 4 (0.93%) C++
8 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.70%) C#
9 3 (0.70%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (7.71%) Degree
2 22 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.57%) MCSE
4 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.87%) ISEB
6 8 (1.87%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.64%) CISM
7 7 (1.64%) CISSP
8 6 (1.40%) PMP
9 5 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.70%) CCIE
10 3 (0.70%) CIPD
10 3 (0.70%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.91%) QA
1 21 (4.91%) SLA
2 16 (3.74%) PMO
3 10 (2.34%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.40%) COBIT
5 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.40%) GDPR
6 5 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.93%) FINREP
8 3 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.47%) MiFID
9 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 15 (3.50%) RACF
2 15 (3.50%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.47%) Docker
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
5 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.50%) zSecure
2 4 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.70%) SCCM
3 3 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.47%) Nagios
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.24%) Oracle
3 30 (7.01%) SAP
4 22 (5.14%) Cisco
5 21 (4.91%) VMware
6 18 (4.21%) CA
7 16 (3.74%) IBM
8 15 (3.50%) Sybase
9 12 (2.80%) Adobe
10 11 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.10%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.64%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.40%) Remedy
13 6 (1.40%) Reuters
14 5 (1.17%) Google
14 5 (1.17%) Siebel
15 4 (0.93%) Cadence
15 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
15 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.93%) Tradeweb