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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 112 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 38 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 1.02% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.40% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 6
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£400 £425 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £26.50 £19.58
% change year-on-year
-58.49% +35.37%
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
2943 2283 1743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.71% 72.78% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1620 1201 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 123 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -12.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -4 23 £400 +6.66% 2
Manchester +1 11 £475 -5.00% 3
Lancashire +4 1 - -
Merseyside -11 1 £350 -37.77%
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 19 (38.00%) Finance
3 17 (34.00%) .NET
4 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (28.00%) PRINCE2
6 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (20.00%) Open Source
8 10 (20.00%) OOP
8 10 (20.00%) N-Tier
8 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.00%) C#
8 10 (20.00%) VB
9 9 (18.00%) ITIL
9 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (14.00%) Huawei
11 7 (14.00%) Degree
11 7 (14.00%) Network Design
11 7 (14.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 7 (14.00%) 4G
11 7 (14.00%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (14.00%) Performance Management
11 7 (14.00%) HSPA
11 7 (14.00%) LTE
11 7 (14.00%) 2G
11 7 (14.00%) 3G
11 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
11 7 (14.00%) Ericsson

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (14.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) 4G
1 7 (14.00%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (14.00%) HSPA
1 7 (14.00%) LTE
1 7 (14.00%) 2G
1 7 (14.00%) 3G
1 7 (14.00%) GPRS
1 7 (14.00%) GSM
1 7 (14.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.00%) Retail
5 3 (6.00%) Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) Electronics
7 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 10 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
1 10 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 10 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 10 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
2 7 (14.00%) Performance Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) PMO Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Project Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) PMO Lead
8 1 (2.00%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Open Source
1 10 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.00%) Life Science
3 2 (4.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.00%) OOP
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 7 (14.00%) Network Design
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.00%) ERP
6 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 4 (8.00%) Network Management
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (8.00%) eTOM
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Service Management
9 3 (6.00%) Change Management
9 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) C#
1 10 (20.00%) VB
2 6 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.00%) XenApp
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) MOM
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Huawei
2 7 (14.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (14.00%) Ericsson
2 7 (14.00%) JD Edwards
2 7 (14.00%) Nortel
3 6 (12.00%) SAP
4 4 (8.00%) Mapinfo
4 4 (8.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (4.00%) Trapeze
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) VMware