Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Demand Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Demand Management over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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.

Demand Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 183 177
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.21% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.25% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
West Midlands median daily rate £173 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.00% +15.38% +1.56%
10th Percentile £161 £310 £273
90th Percentile £376 £548 £378
England median daily rate £450 £409 £375
% change year-on-year +10.09% +9.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £10.81
England median hourly rate £44.66 - £28.18

Demand 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,997 4,385 4,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.34% 82.80% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,522 2,697 2,316
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 144 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.54 £10.69
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

Demand Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Demand Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Demand Management in the West Midlands

Demand Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Demand Management in the West Midlands

Demand Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Demand Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Demand Management in the West Midlands

Demand Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Demand Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Coventry - 3 £173 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £185 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 - 2
Demand Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Demand Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Demand Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008

Demand Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco LMS
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) Netcool
3 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Meridio
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas