The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Cheshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 51 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.51% 1.69% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.29% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 10
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.02% 74.05% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 300
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Resource Management
North West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
Resource Management
North West

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.00%) SAP
5 6 (18.75%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Matrix Management
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) UML
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (12.50%) Cash Management
8 3 (9.38%) Time Management
8 3 (9.38%) QA
8 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 3 (9.38%) Information Security
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) SLA
8 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (9.38%) ERP
9 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.25%) LAN
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) Ariba
9 2 (6.25%) MS Project
9 2 (6.25%) VBA

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM
2 1 (3.13%) CA Clarity
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
2 6 (18.75%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Improvement Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Improvement Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (18.75%) Matrix Management
2 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) UML
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
3 4 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.13%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Ariba
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) RedPrairie
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) JDA
3 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards