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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 370 382
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12  
Contract jobs citing People Management 219 309 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 183 164
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 £328 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £709 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £469 £475
% change year-on-year -9.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £48.50 £18.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.16% +42.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £18.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +162.16% +42.30%  

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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
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 £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -43 195 £455 -9.00% 98
London -37 78 £500 -1.96% 40
North West +28 28 £375 -43.86% 6
Manchester +32 26 £375 -42.30% 6
South East -7 24 £413 -13.15% 12
Yorkshire +22 14 £500 -3.84% 11
East of England -5 14 £550 +29.41% 13
South West +12 13 £430 +32.30% 2
Scotland +26 11 £440 +21.37% 4
West Yorkshire +12 10 £500 -9.09% 10
Hampshire +6 9 £463 -2.63% 3
City of London -8 9 £425 -34.61% 7
Leeds +11 8 £510 -7.34% 7
East Midlands -9 8 £688 +52.77% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +74 7 £350 +40.00%
Tyne and Wear +74 7 £350 +40.00%
North East +70 7 £350 -12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £370 -47.14% 3
Berkshire +10 6 £375 -17.12% 1
West Midlands +3 6 £450 +7.14% 7
Luton -1 6 £625 -
Bedfordshire -5 6 £625 -
Glasgow - 6 £429 -
Cambridge +9 5 £293 -58.21% 3
Plymouth - 5 £215 -
Devon - 5 £215 -
West Sussex +17 4 £400 -14.89%
Wiltshire +3 4 £515 -6.78%
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £688 - 3
Nottingham 0 4 £688 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 189 (39.29%) Finance
2 150 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (30.35%) Project Management
4 99 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (18.09%) PRINCE2
6 78 (16.22%) ITIL
7 75 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (11.02%) Security Cleared
9 52 (10.81%) Banking
10 49 (10.19%) Scrum
11 48 (9.98%) Line Management
11 48 (9.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 47 (9.77%) Degree
13 43 (8.94%) Service Management
13 43 (8.94%) Microsoft
14 40 (8.32%) Change Management
15 39 (8.11%) SC Cleared
16 35 (7.28%) SQL
17 34 (7.07%) Telecoms
17 34 (7.07%) Retail
18 32 (6.65%) Supplier Management
18 32 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
19 30 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (6.03%) Management Information System
20 29 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 28 (5.82%) Service Delivery
21 28 (5.82%) SQL Server
21 28 (5.82%) User Experience
22 27 (5.61%) PMO
22 27 (5.61%) SAP

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 (3.53%) SAS
2 8 (1.66%) CMS
2 8 (1.66%) Confluence
2 8 (1.66%) IBM Domino
2 8 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.46%) CICS
4 6 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.25%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.42%) Drupal
6 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (4.37%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.08%) SPSS
6 2 (0.42%) Simulink
7 1 (0.21%) InVision
7 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.21%) Actimize
5 1 (0.21%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.53%) Office 365
3 5 (1.04%) SaaS
4 4 (0.83%) PaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.42%) CloudSense
6 2 (0.42%) Veeva
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.53%) Network Security
2 16 (3.33%) Firewall
3 14 (2.91%) SNMP
3 14 (2.91%) VPN
4 13 (2.70%) MPLS
5 12 (2.49%) BGP
5 12 (2.49%) ICMP
5 12 (2.49%) IPv4
5 12 (2.49%) IPv6
5 12 (2.49%) OSPF
5 12 (2.49%) VLAN
6 6 (1.25%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.25%) SSH
6 6 (1.25%) SSL
6 6 (1.25%) WAN
7 4 (0.83%) DNS
7 4 (0.83%) LAN
7 4 (0.83%) RFID
7 4 (0.83%) SAN
7 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.29%) Big Data
4 10 (2.08%) DB2
5 8 (1.66%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.66%) Power BI
5 8 (1.66%) QlikView
6 5 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.04%) Spotfire
7 4 (0.83%) MySQL
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.62%) Riak
8 3 (0.62%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (2.70%) JIRA
2 11 (2.29%) Selenium
3 6 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.83%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.83%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.21%) GoCD
7 1 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
General
1 189 (39.29%) Finance
2 52 (10.81%) Banking
3 34 (7.07%) Retail
3 34 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.99%) Marketing
5 15 (3.12%) Law
6 14 (2.91%) Back Office
6 14 (2.91%) Military
7 13 (2.70%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.49%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.29%) Legal
10 9 (1.87%) Front Office
11 8 (1.66%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.25%) Advertising
13 5 (1.04%) Billing
13 5 (1.04%) Electronics
13 5 (1.04%) Local Government
14 4 (0.83%) Automotive
14 4 (0.83%) Digital Economy
14 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (27.23%) Project Manager
2 39 (8.11%) Architect
3 29 (6.03%) Analyst
4 22 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 18 (3.74%) IT Manager
6 16 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 16 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 15 (3.12%) Business Analyst
7 15 (3.12%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (3.12%) Test Manager
8 13 (2.70%) Consultant
8 13 (2.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 12 (2.49%) Network Architect
10 11 (2.29%) IT Project Manager
10 11 (2.29%) Service Manager
10 11 (2.29%) Team Leader
11 10 (2.08%) Operations Manager
11 10 (2.08%) Product Manager
12 9 (1.87%) Administrator
12 9 (1.87%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.87%) Middleware
1 9 (1.87%) Web Services
2 7 (1.46%) HTML
3 6 (1.25%) .NET
3 6 (1.25%) ISPF
4 5 (1.04%) XML
5 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.83%) HTML5
6 3 (0.62%) Flask
6 3 (0.62%) SOAP
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Sling
7 2 (0.42%) CSS
7 2 (0.42%) Java EE
7 2 (0.42%) JSP
7 2 (0.42%) JSTL
7 2 (0.42%) REST
7 2 (0.42%) RSS
7 2 (0.42%) Servlets
7 2 (0.42%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.82%) User Experience
4 17 (3.53%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.49%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.66%) Cybercrime
6 8 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.66%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.46%) iSeries
7 7 (1.46%) IVR
8 6 (1.25%) Life Science
8 6 (1.25%) NHS
8 6 (1.25%) PKI
9 5 (1.04%) CMDB
9 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.83%) Derivative
10 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.61%) Windows
2 19 (3.95%) Unix
3 11 (2.29%) Linux
4 9 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.46%) zOS
6 5 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (30.35%) Project Management
3 99 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (18.09%) PRINCE2
5 78 (16.22%) ITIL
6 49 (10.19%) Scrum
7 48 (9.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 48 (9.98%) Line Management
8 43 (8.94%) Service Management
9 40 (8.32%) Change Management
10 32 (6.65%) Supplier Management
11 30 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (5.82%) Service Delivery
13 27 (5.61%) Migration
14 26 (5.41%) Waterfall
15 25 (5.20%) Coaching
15 25 (5.20%) Programme Management
16 24 (4.99%) ERP
16 24 (4.99%) Mentoring
17 23 (4.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.28%) SQL
2 15 (3.12%) Python
3 14 (2.91%) Java
4 8 (1.66%) Perl
4 8 (1.66%) R
5 7 (1.46%) JCL
5 7 (1.46%) Scala
6 6 (1.25%) Assembly Language
6 6 (1.25%) C
6 6 (1.25%) CLIST
6 6 (1.25%) REXX
6 6 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.04%) C#
7 5 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.42%) C++
8 2 (0.42%) Groovy
8 2 (0.42%) Jython
8 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.77%) Degree
3 39 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 29 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.49%) CCIE
6 12 (2.49%) JNCIE
7 11 (2.29%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.08%) PMP
9 8 (1.66%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.66%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.46%) CIPD
11 6 (1.25%) CISM
11 6 (1.25%) CISSP
11 6 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.04%) ISEB
12 5 (1.04%) MCSE
12 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.83%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.61%) PMO
2 22 (4.57%) SLA
3 14 (2.91%) QA
4 10 (2.08%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (1.04%) COBIT
7 5 (1.04%) GDPR
8 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.42%) MiFID
10 1 (0.21%) FINREP
10 1 (0.21%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.21%) IFRS
10 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.46%) RACF
2 7 (1.46%) XenApp
3 6 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (1.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.25%) zSecure
2 5 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.83%) Ansible
4 3 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.61%) Cisco
2 27 (5.61%) SAP
3 19 (3.95%) Oracle
4 18 (3.74%) VMware
5 12 (2.49%) IBM
6 9 (1.87%) CA
7 8 (1.66%) Ab Initio
7 8 (1.66%) Citrix
8 7 (1.46%) Avaya
8 7 (1.46%) Google
8 7 (1.46%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.46%) Tableau
9 6 (1.25%) Netezza
9 6 (1.25%) Remedy
9 6 (1.25%) Sybase
10 5 (1.04%) Cognos
10 5 (1.04%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.04%) RapidMiner
11 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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Brentford, Middlesex
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 6 days ago