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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 116 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 19 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.88% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 13
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £191 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £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
2130 1940 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.34% 70.91% 64.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 973 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 94 109
Average hourly rate £27.17 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 +2 12 £375 -6.25% 3
Manchester - 3 £445 -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 13 (25.49%) .NET
3 13 (25.49%) SAP
4 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 6 (11.76%) Java
7 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 6 (11.76%) Matrix Management
8 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
8 5 (9.80%) QA
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
8 5 (9.80%) ERP
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (7.84%) Cash Management
9 4 (7.84%) UML
9 4 (7.84%) MS Project
9 4 (7.84%) Information Security
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
9 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Time Management
10 3 (5.88%) Document Management
10 3 (5.88%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.96%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.96%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.96%) Maximo
3 1 (1.96%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) PMO Lead
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Software Development Team Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Service Improvement Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Service Improvement Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) SAP XI
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
1 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Project Management
2 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 6 (11.76%) Matrix Management
5 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) ERP
5 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Cash Management
6 4 (7.84%) UML
6 4 (7.84%) Information Security
6 4 (7.84%) Web Development
7 3 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) Document Management
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) VBA
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.96%) CISM
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Ariba
4 1 (1.96%) Infor
4 1 (1.96%) Kronos
4 1 (1.96%) CA
4 1 (1.96%) JDA
4 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) Primavera
4 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) RedPrairie