The table below looks at the statistics for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 61 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 8 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 1.99% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.57% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
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£375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £29.19
% change year-on-year
+89.28% -52.03%
Resource Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 700 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.32% 77.35% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 348 275
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Resource Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Resource Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Resource Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Resource Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Resource Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Resource Management
North West

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) SAP
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) JD Edwards
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (20.00%) SLA
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Time Management
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Trapeze
8 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (10.00%) Logistics
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Office Management
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) MOM
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
1 5 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (10.00%) Trapeze
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware