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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 74 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 4 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 1.75% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 2.36% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
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£284 £342 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £291 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £396
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £10.21 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+228.59% -33.04%
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
898 592 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.76% 74.09% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 312 304
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Chester -5 1 £284 -
Warrington - 1 £400 -
Wilmslow - 1 £275 -
Resource Management
North West

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) VB
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) OOP
3 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (42.11%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) GIS
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) 4G
7 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Demand Management

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) GPRS
1 1 (5.26%) GSM
1 1 (5.26%) WCDMA
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.26%) 2G
1 1 (5.26%) HSPA
1 1 (5.26%) LTE
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) .NET Team Leader
1 8 (42.11%) Software Development Team Leader
1 8 (42.11%) Software Team Leader
1 8 (42.11%) Team Leader
1 8 (42.11%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Telematics
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) OOP
1 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) FATCA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Nortel
2 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.26%) Huawei
2 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (5.26%) SAP