The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 North West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 107 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 22 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.90% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 15
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £191 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £475
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2112 1894 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.59% 70.94% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Resource Management
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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
Cheshire +6 15 £375 -6.25% 4
Manchester - 3 £445 - 3
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
3 13 (26.00%) .NET
3 13 (26.00%) SAP
4 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.00%) Matrix Management
6 6 (12.00%) Java
7 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (10.00%) ERP
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.00%) QA
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (8.00%) Cash Management
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security
8 4 (8.00%) Web Development
8 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (8.00%) UML
9 3 (6.00%) Service Management
9 3 (6.00%) Change Management
9 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (6.00%) SLA
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle
9 3 (6.00%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.00%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.00%) SAP EWM
3 1 (2.00%) CA Clarity
3 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.00%) SAP APO
3 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (12.00%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (10.00%) PMO Lead
4 4 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Engagement Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) NHS
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Project Management
2 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (12.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) ERP
5 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.00%) UML
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 4 (8.00%) Web Development
6 4 (8.00%) Cash Management
7 3 (6.00%) Time Management
7 3 (6.00%) Change Control
7 3 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CISM
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Ariba
4 1 (2.00%) CA
4 1 (2.00%) JDA
4 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) Primavera
4 1 (2.00%) Kronos
4 1 (2.00%) Infor
4 1 (2.00%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft