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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 109 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 29 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.69% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.98% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 16
Average daily rate £500 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.65% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.58 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+35.37% -34.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +8 19 £500 +23.00% 1
Manchester -15 7 £500 +75.43% 2
Merseyside 0 1 £563 +12.50%
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) Project Management
3 12 (23.53%) SAP
4 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
5 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.73%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) .NET
6 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.76%) Change Management
8 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (9.80%) ERP
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle
8 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
9 4 (7.84%) QA
9 4 (7.84%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.84%) Cash Management
9 4 (7.84%) SLA
9 4 (7.84%) UML
9 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
10 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (5.88%) Ariba
10 3 (5.88%) Service Management
10 3 (5.88%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) PBX
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.96%) MS Access
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
3 5 (9.80%) PMO Lead
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Service Improvement Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Service Improvement Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.96%) Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Author
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Author
7 1 (1.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) LIMS
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) AIX
2 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Project Management
2 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
3 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
5 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 5 (9.80%) ERP
7 4 (7.84%) Web Development
7 4 (7.84%) Matrix Management
7 4 (7.84%) Cash Management
7 4 (7.84%) UML
8 3 (5.88%) Service Management
8 3 (5.88%) Workflow
8 3 (5.88%) Document Management
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VBA
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.96%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) SAP
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Ariba
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
4 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft