The first table below looks at the demand for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 16 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 Staffordshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 4.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 62 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 68.99% 61.39% 66.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 59
Average daily rate £315 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £17.30 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.66 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.29 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Resource Management
West Midlands

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Resource Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle