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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 73 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.13% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.58% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £448 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -5.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £168 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £648 £575
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%
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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
1028 823 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.26% 71.75% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 433 223
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
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 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 29 January 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) Retail
4 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) Chordiant
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Project Governance
6 4 (25.00%) Campaign Management
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Change Control
9 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Test Management
9 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
9 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Retail
3 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 4 (25.00%) Campaign Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Chordiant
2 4 (25.00%) IBM