Period
to 23 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 439 411
Rank change year-on-year -10 -28 +40
Contract jobs citing People Management 438 548 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.61% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 331 347
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £646 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
UK median hourly rate £39.25 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.16% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30.00 £17.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £38.34 £56.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +162.16% -7.50% -76.61%

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 81053 90302 91082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.39% 83.52% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53201 59638 58141
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2208 2606
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.11 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 August 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 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for People Management in the UK

People Management
Top 16 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 August 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 -24 392 £450 -10.00% 91
UK excluding London -2 259 £425 -10.53% 49
London -45 165 £500 - 40
North of England +63 82 £400 -24.71% 14
South East -15 51 £413 -13.16% 9
North West +30 41 £375 -31.03% 8
Midlands -4 37 £481 -3.75% 5
Scotland +38 31 £381 +5.17% 1
South West +24 30 £425 -10.57% 7
Yorkshire +26 25 £448 -12.25% 5
East of England -13 24 £450 +1.12% 12
East Midlands -20 17 £550 +10.00% 2
North East +66 16 £385 -30.00% 1
West Midlands +25 16 £463 +6.32% 3
Wales -6 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland -59 1 £81 +0.63%

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 195 (44.52%) Finance
2 119 (27.17%) Project Management
3 109 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (20.78%) PRINCE2
5 82 (18.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (15.30%) ITIL
7 66 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (10.96%) Banking
9 46 (10.50%) Scrum
10 45 (10.27%) Line Management
11 44 (10.05%) Security Cleared
12 43 (9.82%) Microsoft
13 40 (9.13%) Service Management
14 39 (8.90%) SQL
14 39 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
15 38 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
16 34 (7.76%) Degree
17 33 (7.53%) SC Cleared
17 33 (7.53%) Telecoms
18 30 (6.85%) Oracle
18 30 (6.85%) CRM
18 30 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 30 (6.85%) Marketing
18 30 (6.85%) Waterfall
19 29 (6.62%) Management Information System
19 29 (6.62%) Migration
20 28 (6.39%) Information Security
20 28 (6.39%) Service Delivery

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 16 (3.65%) SAS
1 16 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.42%) CICS
2 15 (3.42%) MQSeries
3 6 (1.37%) Confluence
4 4 (0.91%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.91%) CMS
5 3 (0.68%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.46%) Drupal
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Moodle
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Totara
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (3.88%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (2.97%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.46%) Simulink
8 1 (0.23%) EViews
8 1 (0.23%) InVision
8 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.46%) Eikon
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.57%) Office 365
2 17 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.51%) Veeva
4 6 (1.37%) SaaS
5 4 (0.91%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.68%) PaaS
7 2 (0.46%) CloudSense
7 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.11%) Network Security
2 15 (3.42%) Kerberos
2 15 (3.42%) SSH
2 15 (3.42%) SSL
3 14 (3.20%) Firewall
4 11 (2.51%) VPN
5 10 (2.28%) WAN
6 9 (2.05%) BGP
6 9 (2.05%) LAN
6 9 (2.05%) MPLS
6 9 (2.05%) VLAN
7 8 (1.83%) ICMP
7 8 (1.83%) IPv4
7 8 (1.83%) IPv6
7 8 (1.83%) OSPF
7 8 (1.83%) SNMP
8 6 (1.37%) SAN
9 5 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.91%) Intranet
10 4 (0.91%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.34%) DB2
1 19 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (2.74%) Big Data
5 6 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.14%) Power BI
7 4 (0.91%) MySQL
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.68%) QlikView
8 3 (0.68%) Riak
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.28%) JIRA
2 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.68%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.68%) Selenium
4 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) GoCD
5 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 195 (44.52%) Finance
2 48 (10.96%) Banking
3 33 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.85%) Marketing
5 26 (5.94%) Retail
6 16 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.97%) Legal
8 11 (2.51%) Law
9 10 (2.28%) Military
10 9 (2.05%) Back Office
10 9 (2.05%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.37%) Billing
11 6 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.37%) Front Office
12 5 (1.14%) Automotive
12 5 (1.14%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.91%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.91%) French Language
14 3 (0.68%) Advertising
14 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (26.94%) Project Manager
2 41 (9.36%) Analyst
3 38 (8.68%) Architect
4 20 (4.57%) Business Analyst
5 19 (4.34%) Delivery Manager
6 17 (3.88%) Administrator
6 17 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 17 (3.88%) IT Manager
7 16 (3.65%) Service Manager
8 14 (3.20%) Consultant
9 11 (2.51%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 11 (2.51%) Senior Manager
9 11 (2.51%) Test Manager
10 9 (2.05%) Business Manager
10 9 (2.05%) Functional Analyst
10 9 (2.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (2.05%) Network Architect
10 9 (2.05%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (2.05%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (2.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.88%) Middleware
2 15 (3.42%) ISPF
3 10 (2.28%) HTML
4 7 (1.60%) .NET
4 7 (1.60%) Web Services
5 4 (0.91%) HTML5
5 4 (0.91%) XML
6 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.68%) Flask
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.23%) Ajax
8 1 (0.23%) jQuery
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.23%) SOAP
8 1 (0.23%) WSDL
8 1 (0.23%) XHTML
8 1 (0.23%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.23%) XSD
8 1 (0.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.48%) Virtual Team
4 18 (4.11%) Mainframe
5 16 (3.65%) User Experience
6 15 (3.42%) PKI
7 14 (3.20%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.83%) Cybercrime
8 8 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.37%) CMDB
9 6 (1.37%) Life Science
10 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.14%) Social Media
11 4 (0.91%) Derivative
11 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.91%) IVR
11 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.91%) NHS
11 4 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.16%) Windows
2 24 (5.48%) Unix
3 15 (3.42%) zOS
4 9 (2.05%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.60%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.68%) Linux
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (27.17%) Project Management
2 109 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (20.78%) PRINCE2
4 82 (18.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (15.30%) ITIL
6 46 (10.50%) Scrum
7 45 (10.27%) Line Management
8 40 (9.13%) Service Management
9 38 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (6.85%) CRM
10 30 (6.85%) Waterfall
11 29 (6.62%) Migration
12 28 (6.39%) Information Security
12 28 (6.39%) Service Delivery
13 27 (6.16%) Supplier Management
14 26 (5.94%) Performance Management
15 25 (5.71%) Mentoring
15 25 (5.71%) Time Management
16 24 (5.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.90%) SQL
2 18 (4.11%) Perl
3 16 (3.65%) Shell Script
4 15 (3.42%) Assembly Language
4 15 (3.42%) CLIST
4 15 (3.42%) JCL
4 15 (3.42%) REXX
5 13 (2.97%) Java
6 7 (1.60%) Python
7 6 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.91%) Scala
9 3 (0.68%) C
9 3 (0.68%) C#
9 3 (0.68%) C++
10 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.46%) Korn
10 2 (0.46%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.76%) Degree
3 33 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 30 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (2.51%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.51%) PMP
6 8 (1.83%) CCIE
6 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.83%) ISEB
6 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.83%) JNCIE
6 8 (1.83%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.14%) CISM
8 5 (1.14%) CISSP
8 5 (1.14%) MCSE
8 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.71%) SLA
2 22 (5.02%) QA
3 20 (4.57%) PMO
4 10 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.28%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.83%) GDPR
5 8 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.91%) COBIT
8 2 (0.46%) MiFID
8 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.23%) FINREP
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (3.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (3.42%) RACF
1 15 (3.42%) Time Sharing Option
2 13 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.05%) XenApp
4 8 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.68%) vSphere
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) XenServer
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.42%) zSecure
2 5 (1.14%) Ansible
3 4 (0.91%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.91%) SCCM
4 3 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.85%) Oracle
3 23 (5.25%) Cisco
4 20 (4.57%) SAP
5 18 (4.11%) CA
6 17 (3.88%) IBM
6 17 (3.88%) VMware
7 15 (3.42%) Sybase
8 11 (2.51%) Adobe
8 11 (2.51%) Google
9 10 (2.28%) Citrix
10 8 (1.83%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.83%) Remedy
11 7 (1.60%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.37%) Netezza
13 5 (1.14%) Reuters
13 5 (1.14%) Siebel
14 4 (0.91%) EMC
14 4 (0.91%) HP
14 4 (0.91%) Wyse