The first table below looks at the demand for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 18 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 South 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 122 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 22 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.10% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 22
Average daily rate £388 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.58 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+35.37% -34.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Resource Management across the South West region.

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Resource Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Resource Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Resource Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management across the South West region.

Resource Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Resource Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Wiltshire -17 8 £388 +49.75%
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 -
Bristol -12 3 £396 +58.40% 1
Dorset -8 2 £450 +41.50%
Somerset - - - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Risk Management
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) MS Project
8 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Change Control
8 4 (13.33%) QA
8 4 (13.33%) Document Management
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.00%) Retail
9 3 (10.00%) Billing
9 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.00%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (16.67%) MS Project
4 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Military
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Project Officer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (10.00%) Finance Systems Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) JFC
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Risk Management
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 4 (13.33%) Document Management
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
9 1 (3.33%) Data Reconciliation
9 1 (3.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBA
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) PHP5
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) Infor
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Pegasus
4 1 (3.33%) Apple