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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 119 108 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 21 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.87% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
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£394 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £257 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.21 £14.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.07% -66.26%
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
2365 2079 2091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.61% 72.87% 65.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1019 1064
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 125 88
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 11 £375 -11.76% 7
Manchester -6 5 £413 - 4
Merseyside -5 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.00%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) .NET
4 9 (20.45%) SAP
4 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
5 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
6 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.64%) Service Management
8 5 (11.36%) MS Project
8 5 (11.36%) ERP
8 5 (11.36%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
8 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (11.36%) QA
9 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (9.09%) Java
9 4 (9.09%) SLA
9 4 (9.09%) JD Edwards
9 4 (9.09%) Information Security
10 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
10 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
10 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
10 3 (6.82%) SAP Implementation

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Project
1 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.55%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP EWM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) DVB
2 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Operations Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Software Development Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) STB
3 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Project Management
1 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
4 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.64%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) ERP
5 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.36%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (6.82%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) VBA
2 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) SAP
2 4 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.27%) Primavera
4 1 (2.27%) Kronos
4 1 (2.27%) Infor
4 1 (2.27%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) JDA