The table below looks at the statistics for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Management
Rank 136 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 22 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.40% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.52% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 13
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £589 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
Resource Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Resource Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Resource Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Resource Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Resource Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Resource Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -11 8 £330 +55.29% 5
Cheshire -9 5 £425 +13.33%
Merseyside +2 4 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Project Management
3 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.93%) Banking
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) Change Control
7 7 (16.28%) MS Project
7 7 (16.28%) Change Management
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (11.63%) Logistics
8 5 (11.63%) Legal
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
9 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
10 3 (6.98%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 3 (6.98%) Dependency Management
10 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Use Case
10 3 (6.98%) SaaS
10 3 (6.98%) APMP
10 3 (6.98%) High Availability
10 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (6.98%) Retail
10 3 (6.98%) PMP

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.95%) PMO Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Communications Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Solaris
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Change Control
5 7 (16.28%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) Logistics
6 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
7 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.98%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Dependency Management
8 3 (6.98%) High Availability
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Use Case
9 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.98%) APMP
2 3 (6.98%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Cognizant
3 2 (4.65%) Pega
3 2 (4.65%) Tumbleweed
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.33%) SmartStream