The table below looks at the statistics for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 73 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £238 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -42.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £219 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £405 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.78 - £15.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1281 994 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.61% 77.72% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 580 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Banking
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) Retail
5 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 4 (14.29%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) Broadband
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) Change Control
9 3 (10.71%) FATCA
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Dependency Management
9 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (7.14%) Intranet
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL
10 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Planview

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Broadband
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) QlikView
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Publishing
6 1 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 4 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Dependency Management
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
1 3 (10.71%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) MIIS
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Planview
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos