The first table below looks at the demand for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 54 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.75% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£288 £385 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% -34.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £393
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 399 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.50% 67.06% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 226 249
Average daily rate £351 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +833.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £19.29 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Resource Management
West Midlands

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Resource Management across the Birmingham region.

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Resource Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Resource Management Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Resource Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management across the Birmingham region.

Resource Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Resource Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Resource Management.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) MS Project
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) PMI
5 3 (18.75%) PMP
5 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) CA Clarity
5 3 (18.75%) P3O
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) SAP MRS
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (12.50%) SAP cProjects
6 2 (12.50%) SAP PLM
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) PLM
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Resource Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Resource Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) CA Clarity
2 2 (12.50%) SAP MRS
2 2 (12.50%) SAP cProjects
2 2 (12.50%) SAP PLM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) RubyGems
1 1 (6.25%) Grunt
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Assistant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SVG
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Symfony
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) Sinatra
1 1 (6.25%) WebGL
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
1 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Fedora
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) PLM
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) P3O
2 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya