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 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.

People Management
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 406 405
Rank change year-on-year +58 -1  
Contract jobs citing People Management 270 264 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 155 146
Median daily rate £450 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.21% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £444
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £43.35 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - +12.90%  

People 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%  

People Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing People Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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
Top 30 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 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 +48 244 £450 -7.21% 101
London +3 123 £550 +10.00% 44
North West +48 35 £375 -13.29% 8
Manchester +34 28 £375 -9.09% 7
South East +1 26 £400 -8.04% 12
West Midlands +37 16 £425 +93.18% 7
Yorkshire +25 15 £475 -13.63% 11
East of England 0 13 £388 -13.88% 8
West Yorkshire +22 12 £423 -23.18% 8
City of London -9 12 £523 +2.45% 18
Scotland +34 11 £370 -8.92% 3
Leeds +19 9 £519 -5.59% 4
Berkshire +14 7 £375 -16.66% 3
West Sussex +18 6 £400 -6.97% 5
South Wales - 6 £400 - 1
Wales - 6 £400 - 1
Cheshire +36 5 £350 -31.37%
Surrey +10 5 £500 -24.52% 1
Glasgow +9 5 £343 - 2
South West +2 5 £450 -10.00% 5
Bedfordshire +1 5 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £400 - 3
Coventry - 5 £350 - 5
Chester - 5 £350 -
North East +15 4 £350 -36.36% 3
Kent +14 4 £415 -2.35% 1
Tyne and Wear +12 4 £350 -11.28% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 4 £350 -11.28% 1
East Midlands -3 4 £344 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 183 (36.60%) Finance
2 160 (32.00%) Project Management
3 155 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (18.60%) PRINCE2
6 79 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (15.60%) ITIL
8 61 (12.20%) Security Cleared
9 53 (10.60%) Degree
10 51 (10.20%) Scrum
10 51 (10.20%) Change Management
11 50 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 49 (9.80%) Banking
13 48 (9.60%) Microsoft
14 47 (9.40%) Line Management
15 45 (9.00%) SC Cleared
16 40 (8.00%) Telecoms
17 37 (7.40%) Retail
18 36 (7.20%) Service Management
19 34 (6.80%) Programme Management
20 33 (6.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 31 (6.20%) Windows
21 31 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
21 31 (6.20%) Coaching
22 30 (6.00%) SAP
22 30 (6.00%) Service Delivery
23 29 (5.80%) Migration
24 28 (5.60%) Management Information System
24 28 (5.60%) Configuration Management
24 28 (5.60%) Waterfall

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 14 (2.80%) IBM Domino
2 11 (2.20%) SAS
2 11 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.60%) CMS
4 7 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.00%) Confluence
6 4 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.20%) CICS
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (5.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.00%) SPSS
6 9 (1.80%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.20%) InVision
8 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.60%) HFM
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.40%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.40%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.40%) Office 365
3 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.80%) SaaS
5 3 (0.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Akamai
6 2 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.40%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.40%) Firewall
2 16 (3.20%) SNMP
3 15 (3.00%) VPN
4 13 (2.60%) Network Security
5 12 (2.40%) VLAN
6 11 (2.20%) MPLS
7 10 (2.00%) BGP
7 10 (2.00%) ICMP
7 10 (2.00%) IPv4
7 10 (2.00%) IPv6
7 10 (2.00%) OSPF
8 8 (1.60%) DNS
9 7 (1.40%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.40%) VoIP
10 6 (1.20%) DHCP
10 6 (1.20%) GPRS
10 6 (1.20%) GSM
10 6 (1.20%) SMTP
10 6 (1.20%) UMTS
10 6 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.80%) Big Data
4 8 (1.60%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.60%) QlikView
5 7 (1.40%) Power BI
6 6 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.00%) MySQL
7 5 (1.00%) Spotfire
8 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.60%) Riak
9 3 (0.60%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.40%) DB2
10 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.40%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.40%) Selenium
2 11 (2.20%) JIRA
3 7 (1.40%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.00%) HP UFT
4 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.80%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.40%) webpack
7 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.20%) GoCD
7 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
General
1 183 (36.60%) Finance
2 49 (9.80%) Banking
3 40 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 37 (7.40%) Retail
5 25 (5.00%) Marketing
6 24 (4.80%) Back Office
6 24 (4.80%) Front Office
7 22 (4.40%) Law
8 14 (2.80%) Legal
9 12 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.20%) Military
11 10 (2.00%) Investment Banking
11 10 (2.00%) Local Government
12 7 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.40%) Retail Banking
13 6 (1.20%) Advertising
14 5 (1.00%) Automotive
14 5 (1.00%) Electronics
15 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (29.80%) Project Manager
2 38 (7.60%) Architect
3 29 (5.80%) Analyst
4 24 (4.80%) Infrastructure Manager
5 19 (3.80%) Programme Manager
5 19 (3.80%) Senior Manager
6 18 (3.60%) Test Manager
7 17 (3.40%) IT Manager
8 16 (3.20%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (3.00%) Developer
10 14 (2.80%) Team Leader
11 13 (2.60%) Product Manager
12 12 (2.40%) IT Project Manager
13 11 (2.20%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.20%) Consultant
13 11 (2.20%) Development Manager
13 11 (2.20%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 10 (2.00%) HR Manager
14 10 (2.00%) Network Architect
14 10 (2.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.80%) .NET
2 7 (1.40%) HTML
3 6 (1.20%) Web Services
4 5 (1.00%) CSS
4 5 (1.00%) SOAP
4 5 (1.00%) XML
5 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.80%) HTML5
5 4 (0.80%) JSON
5 4 (0.80%) Middleware
5 4 (0.80%) REST
6 3 (0.60%) Flask
6 3 (0.60%) RSS
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Felix
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Sling
7 2 (0.40%) Java EE
7 2 (0.40%) JRuby
7 2 (0.40%) JSP
7 2 (0.40%) JSTL
7 2 (0.40%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.00%) User Experience
4 17 (3.40%) Virtual Team
5 13 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (1.80%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.60%) Cybercrime
8 8 (1.60%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.40%) iSeries
9 7 (1.40%) IVR
9 7 (1.40%) Life Science
9 7 (1.40%) NHS
10 6 (1.20%) Derivative
11 5 (1.00%) CMDB
12 4 (0.80%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.60%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.20%) Windows
2 18 (3.60%) Unix
3 12 (2.40%) Linux
4 11 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (32.00%) Project Management
2 155 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (18.60%) PRINCE2
5 78 (15.60%) ITIL
6 51 (10.20%) Change Management
6 51 (10.20%) Scrum
7 50 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (9.40%) Line Management
9 36 (7.20%) Service Management
10 34 (6.80%) Programme Management
11 31 (6.20%) Coaching
12 30 (6.00%) Service Delivery
13 29 (5.80%) Migration
14 28 (5.60%) Configuration Management
14 28 (5.60%) Waterfall
15 26 (5.20%) Analytics
15 26 (5.20%) ERP
16 25 (5.00%) Problem Management
17 24 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.60%) SQL
2 16 (3.20%) Python
3 13 (2.60%) Java
4 7 (1.40%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.40%) R
5 6 (1.20%) C
5 6 (1.20%) Scala
6 5 (1.00%) C#
7 3 (0.60%) Perl
8 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.40%) Groovy
8 2 (0.40%) Jython
8 2 (0.40%) PHP
8 2 (0.40%) Ruby
8 2 (0.40%) VBA
9 1 (0.20%) COBOL
9 1 (0.20%) Erlang
9 1 (0.20%) Korn
9 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 53 (10.60%) Degree
3 45 (9.00%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.00%) CCIE
6 10 (2.00%) CIPD
6 10 (2.00%) JNCIE
6 10 (2.00%) PMP
7 9 (1.80%) APMP
7 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.80%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.80%) CCNA
10 4 (0.80%) CCNP
10 4 (0.80%) CISA
11 3 (0.60%) CISM
11 3 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.60%) PMO
2 17 (3.40%) SLA
3 15 (3.00%) QA
4 7 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.00%) GDPR
5 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.40%) COBIT
9 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.20%) IFRS
9 1 (0.20%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.40%) XenApp
3 6 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.20%) RACF
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.00%) SAP
3 23 (4.60%) Cisco
4 16 (3.20%) Oracle
4 16 (3.20%) VMware
5 13 (2.60%) Huawei
5 13 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.60%) Ab Initio
6 8 (1.60%) Citrix
7 7 (1.40%) Avaya
7 7 (1.40%) Palo Alto
8 6 (1.20%) Google
8 6 (1.20%) HP
8 6 (1.20%) IBM
8 6 (1.20%) LANDesk
8 6 (1.20%) Tableau
9 5 (1.00%) BT
9 5 (1.00%) Cognos
9 5 (1.00%) RapidMiner
9 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
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