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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 136 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 18 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.89% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £473 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £21.00
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2844 2249 1784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.51% 73.21% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1194 875
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.23 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Cheshire -18 11 £400 +6.66% 3
Manchester - 6 £425 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
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Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (37.25%) Project Management
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
5 10 (19.61%) Open Source
5 10 (19.61%) N-Tier
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
5 10 (19.61%) C#
5 10 (19.61%) VB
5 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.61%) OOP
6 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 7 (13.73%) 2G
7 7 (13.73%) MS Project
7 7 (13.73%) GPRS
7 7 (13.73%) GSM
7 7 (13.73%) WCDMA
7 7 (13.73%) Nortel
7 7 (13.73%) Ericsson
7 7 (13.73%) 3G
7 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 7 (13.73%) HSPA
7 7 (13.73%) LTE
7 7 (13.73%) 4G
7 7 (13.73%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (13.73%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (13.73%) MS Project
4 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) GPRS
1 7 (13.73%) GSM
1 7 (13.73%) WCDMA
1 7 (13.73%) 3G
1 7 (13.73%) HSPA
1 7 (13.73%) LTE
1 7 (13.73%) 4G
1 7 (13.73%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (13.73%) 2G
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Team Leader
1 10 (19.61%) Development Team Leader
1 10 (19.61%) .NET Team Leader
1 10 (19.61%) Software Development Team Leader
1 10 (19.61%) Software Team Leader
2 7 (13.73%) Performance Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) RAN Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) PMO Manager
4 5 (9.80%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior RAN Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Project Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Telematics
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Project Management
2 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2
2 10 (19.61%) OOP
2 10 (19.61%) Open Source
3 7 (13.73%) Performance Management
3 7 (13.73%) Network Design
3 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.76%) ERP
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.84%) Network Management
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Service Management
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) eTOM
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) C#
1 10 (19.61%) VB
2 6 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) GAAP
1 1 (1.96%) FATCA
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Nortel
2 7 (13.73%) Ericsson
2 7 (13.73%) Huawei
2 7 (13.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (11.76%) JD Edwards
4 5 (9.80%) SAP
5 4 (7.84%) Mapinfo
5 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.92%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix