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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 149 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 18 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £396
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £10.21 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+228.59% -33.04%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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 -12 10 £413 -7.35% 5
Cheshire -17 4 £284 -7.79% 1
Merseyside - 3 £238 - 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Project Management
3 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.09%) .NET
4 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
4 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 8 (17.39%) C#
7 8 (17.39%) VB
7 8 (17.39%) OOP
7 8 (17.39%) N-Tier
7 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (17.39%) Open Source
8 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) MS Project
9 5 (10.87%) Java
9 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 5 (10.87%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.70%) Retail
10 4 (8.70%) Service Management
10 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
10 4 (8.70%) PMP
10 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
10 4 (8.70%) JD Edwards
10 4 (8.70%) ERP
11 3 (6.52%) MS Office
11 3 (6.52%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Project
2 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Office
4 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) GPRS
1 1 (2.17%) GSM
1 1 (2.17%) WCDMA
1 1 (2.17%) 3G
1 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.17%) 2G
1 1 (2.17%) HSPA
1 1 (2.17%) LTE
1 1 (2.17%) 4G
1 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Team Leader
2 8 (17.39%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (17.39%) .NET Team Leader
2 8 (17.39%) Software Development Team Leader
2 8 (17.39%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (8.70%) PMO Manager
4 3 (6.52%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) DBA
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.17%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Resource Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) GIS
3 2 (4.35%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) AIX
1 2 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Project Management
2 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) OOP
4 8 (17.39%) Open Source
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) Change Management
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) ERP
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.52%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
9 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C#
1 8 (17.39%) VB
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) PMP
1 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) FATCA
2 1 (2.17%) GAAP
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) JD Edwards
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.35%) SmartStream
5 1 (2.17%) Nortel
5 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.17%) Huawei
5 1 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks