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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
People Management
UK
Rank 349 399 395
Rank change year-on-year +50 -4  
Contract jobs citing People Management 267 253 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 131 118
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £51.69 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.51% +61.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - £31.00

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 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +46 243 £475 -1.04% 78
London +21 134 £500 - 30
South East +20 34 £450 +12.50% 14
East of England +6 18 £463 -11.90% 3
Yorkshire +25 16 £425 +0.59% 4
City of London +4 14 £475 -12.44% 17
West Yorkshire +22 13 £425 +44.06% 3
Scotland +19 13 £370 -7.50% 4
West Midlands +10 13 £406 +47.72% 6
North West +28 12 £375 -13.29% 7
Berkshire +18 10 £400 -11.11% 3
Leeds +17 10 £425 +44.06% 3
Glasgow +8 8 £310 - 1
Manchester +12 7 £465 +9.41% 7
Hertfordshire +6 7 £840 +46.08% 2
Bedfordshire +3 7 £525 -8.69%
Surrey +17 6 £500 +38.03% 2
West Sussex +5 6 £450 +4.65% 1
Cheshire +33 5 £350 -
South Wales +19 5 £400 +88.23% 1
Wales +14 5 £400 +88.23% 1
South West +1 5 £450 -32.07% 8
East Midlands -2 5 £525 +57.89% 5
Chester - 5 £350 -
Cardiff +22 4 £400 +88.23%
Belfast -11 4 £450 - 2
County Antrim -14 4 £450 - 2
Northern Ireland -16 4 £450 - 3
Staines - 4 £500 -
Kent - 4 £415 -

People Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 166 (33.67%) Finance
2 153 (31.03%) Project Management
3 142 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (16.02%) ITIL
6 77 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (14.20%) PRINCE2
8 63 (12.78%) Change Management
9 62 (12.58%) Degree
10 58 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 56 (11.36%) Microsoft
12 47 (9.53%) Scrum
12 47 (9.53%) Banking
13 46 (9.33%) MS Excel
14 45 (9.13%) Service Management
14 45 (9.13%) SC Cleared
15 44 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (7.91%) Telecoms
17 38 (7.71%) Retail
18 37 (7.51%) Management Information System
19 36 (7.30%) Service Delivery
20 35 (7.10%) Programme Management
21 33 (6.69%) Risk Management
21 33 (6.69%) MS Project
22 32 (6.49%) Coaching
23 31 (6.29%) Windows
24 30 (6.09%) Waterfall
25 29 (5.88%) PMO
25 29 (5.88%) Front Office
26 28 (5.68%) Back Office

People Management
Top Related 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 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.23%) IBM Domino
2 11 (2.23%) SAS
3 8 (1.62%) CMS
4 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.01%) Confluence
6 4 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.20%) CICS
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.69%) MS Project
3 26 (5.27%) MS Office
4 10 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.03%) SPSS
5 7 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.61%) HFM
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.41%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.41%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.45%) Office 365
3 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.81%) SaaS
5 3 (0.61%) Akamai
5 3 (0.61%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.45%) Firewall
2 15 (3.04%) VPN
3 12 (2.43%) SNMP
4 11 (2.23%) VLAN
5 10 (2.03%) DNS
5 10 (2.03%) Network Security
6 9 (1.83%) WAN
7 8 (1.62%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.42%) BGP
8 7 (1.42%) LAN
8 7 (1.42%) MPLS
8 7 (1.42%) OSPF
8 7 (1.42%) SMTP
8 7 (1.42%) VoIP
9 6 (1.22%) DHCP
9 6 (1.22%) GPRS
9 6 (1.22%) GSM
9 6 (1.22%) ICMP
9 6 (1.22%) IPv4
9 6 (1.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.62%) QlikView
4 7 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.22%) Big Data
5 6 (1.22%) Power BI
5 6 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.01%) Spotfire
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.61%) MySQL
8 3 (0.61%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 2 (0.41%) GIS
9 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.23%) Selenium
2 10 (2.03%) JIRA
3 7 (1.42%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.01%) HP UFT
4 5 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.81%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.41%) webpack
7 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 166 (33.67%) Finance
2 47 (9.53%) Banking
3 39 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 38 (7.71%) Retail
5 29 (5.88%) Front Office
6 28 (5.68%) Back Office
7 23 (4.67%) Law
8 21 (4.26%) Marketing
9 13 (2.64%) Legal
10 10 (2.03%) Local Government
11 9 (1.83%) Advertising
12 8 (1.62%) Military
13 7 (1.42%) Retail Banking
14 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
14 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
15 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.81%) Automotive
16 4 (0.81%) Electronics
17 2 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 120 (24.34%) Project Manager
2 30 (6.09%) Analyst
2 30 (6.09%) Architect
2 30 (6.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 20 (4.06%) Programme Manager
4 17 (3.45%) Test Manager
5 16 (3.25%) Senior Manager
5 16 (3.25%) Team Leader
5 16 (3.25%) Technical Manager
6 15 (3.04%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (3.04%) Developer
7 13 (2.64%) Product Manager
8 12 (2.43%) Head of Security
8 12 (2.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 12 (2.43%) IT Manager
9 11 (2.23%) Business Analyst
9 11 (2.23%) Head of Cybersecurity
9 11 (2.23%) Head of Operations
9 11 (2.23%) Service Manager
10 10 (2.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.83%) .NET
2 8 (1.62%) HTML
3 6 (1.22%) Web Services
4 5 (1.01%) CSS
4 5 (1.01%) REST
4 5 (1.01%) SOAP
4 5 (1.01%) XML
5 4 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.81%) HTML5
5 4 (0.81%) JSON
5 4 (0.81%) Middleware
6 3 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.61%) RSS
7 2 (0.41%) Angular 2
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Felix
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Sling
7 2 (0.41%) Compass CSS Framework
7 2 (0.41%) JRuby
7 2 (0.41%) Sass
7 2 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.48%) User Experience
4 16 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.25%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.62%) Cybercrime
5 8 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.42%) iSeries
7 6 (1.22%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.01%) Derivative
8 5 (1.01%) IVR
9 4 (0.81%) EMC VNX
9 4 (0.81%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.81%) NHS
9 4 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (0.81%) PMI
10 3 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.29%) Windows
2 17 (3.45%) Unix
3 12 (2.43%) Linux
4 8 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.41%) HPUX
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) SUSE
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.03%) Project Management
2 142 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (16.02%) ITIL
5 70 (14.20%) PRINCE2
6 63 (12.78%) Change Management
7 47 (9.53%) Scrum
8 45 (9.13%) Service Management
9 44 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (7.30%) Service Delivery
11 35 (7.10%) Programme Management
12 33 (6.69%) Risk Management
13 32 (6.49%) Coaching
14 30 (6.09%) Waterfall
15 27 (5.48%) Configuration Management
16 26 (5.27%) Change Control
17 24 (4.87%) Analytics
17 24 (4.87%) Business Analysis
17 24 (4.87%) Problem Management
18 23 (4.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.85%) SQL
2 14 (2.84%) Java
3 13 (2.64%) Python
4 10 (2.03%) C
5 8 (1.62%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.42%) R
7 5 (1.01%) C#
8 4 (0.81%) Scala
9 3 (0.61%) Perl
9 3 (0.61%) Ruby
10 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.41%) Groovy
10 2 (0.41%) Jython
10 2 (0.41%) PHP
10 2 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) COBOL
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (12.58%) Degree
2 58 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 45 (9.13%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.43%) CIPD
4 12 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.23%) CISSP
6 10 (2.03%) APMP
6 10 (2.03%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.83%) PMP
8 8 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.22%) CCIE
9 6 (1.22%) JNCIE
10 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.01%) CCNA
10 5 (1.01%) CCNP
10 5 (1.01%) CISA
11 4 (0.81%) CISM
11 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.88%) PMO
2 15 (3.04%) SLA
3 11 (2.23%) QA
4 5 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.61%) GDPR
5 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.20%) IFRS
7 1 (0.20%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.81%) vSphere
5 3 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.20%) RACF
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.41%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) vRealize
3 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.68%) SAP
3 27 (5.48%) Cisco
4 23 (4.67%) VMware
5 18 (3.65%) Oracle
6 16 (3.25%) Huawei
7 11 (2.23%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.83%) HP
9 8 (1.62%) IBM
9 8 (1.62%) Palo Alto
10 7 (1.42%) Avaya
10 7 (1.42%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.22%) EMC
11 6 (1.22%) LANDesk
11 6 (1.22%) Tableau
12 5 (1.01%) Apple
12 5 (1.01%) Cognos
12 5 (1.01%) F5
12 5 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.01%) RapidMiner
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