The table below looks at the statistics for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 312 311 272
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -39
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 344 325 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.80% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 213 206
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £19.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% +35.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £26.00 £17.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £27.50 £21.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £19.58
% change year-on-year
-37.73% +35.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Resource Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Resource Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Resource Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management within the UK.

Resource Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Resource Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -19 305 £400 +4.98% 98
London +3 123 £475 +15.01% 43
South East -11 64 £388 +17.42% 14
West Midlands -3 29 £400 +6.66% 6
North West -9 28 £400 +6.66% 11
Scotland +11 26 £400 +14.28% 8
Yorkshire -15 22 £356 +14.83% 6
City of London -2 21 £550 +37.50% 12
Berkshire +16 19 £419 +76.31% 3
East of England +13 19 £325 -23.52% 3
South West +11 19 £350 - 7
West Yorkshire -13 17 £325 -17.92% 6
Cheshire -8 16 £400 +6.66% 2
Edinburgh +11 14 £400 +48.14% 3
Staffordshire +3 14 £400 +6.66% 2
Hampshire +4 13 £381 -7.57% 1
Surrey +9 12 £320 -8.59% 5
Glasgow +4 12 £338 -13.18% 1
Oxfordshire -7 12 £400 -3.61% 1
Leeds -11 12 £325 -21.21% 3
Manchester +5 11 £575 +9.52% 6
East Midlands +4 11 £400 +59.68% 1
Bristol +11 10 £350 - 3
Shropshire -2 9 £400 -5.88%
Derbyshire - 8 £400 -
Staines +2 6 £325 -
Wiltshire -1 6 £338 -11.47% 1
Oxford -6 6 £450 +63.63%
Reading - 6 £500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £309 -20.32%

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 279 (43.94%) Finance
2 257 (40.47%) Project Management
3 142 (22.36%) PRINCE2
4 120 (18.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (14.96%) Microsoft
6 94 (14.80%) MS Excel
7 85 (13.39%) .NET
8 78 (12.28%) ERP
9 74 (11.65%) Java
10 72 (11.34%) Change Management
11 70 (11.02%) Risk Management
12 69 (10.87%) Banking
13 67 (10.55%) Dynamics AX
13 67 (10.55%) Project Planning
14 66 (10.39%) MS Project
15 62 (9.76%) Programme Management
16 61 (9.61%) MS Office
16 61 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
17 60 (9.45%) Retail
18 58 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (9.13%) JD Edwards
19 56 (8.82%) Telecoms
19 56 (8.82%) SharePoint
20 55 (8.66%) Degree
21 52 (8.19%) SAP
22 49 (7.72%) SQL
23 48 (7.56%) Oracle
24 47 (7.40%) ITIL
24 47 (7.40%) Change Control
25 46 (7.24%) SQL Server

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 56 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.26%) Lync
3 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.79%) Apache
3 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.63%) SAS
4 4 (0.63%) IIS
5 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.31%) Node.js
6 2 (0.31%) Confluence
6 2 (0.31%) Xceptor
6 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 94 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 66 (10.39%) MS Project
3 61 (9.61%) MS Office
4 42 (6.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.79%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 67 (10.55%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.79%) Primavera
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.47%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.31%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.73%) Office 365
1 11 (1.73%) SaaS
2 6 (0.94%) Yammer
3 3 (0.47%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.89%) 3G
1 12 (1.89%) LTE
1 12 (1.89%) 4G
2 11 (1.73%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (1.73%) HSPA
2 11 (1.73%) 2G
2 11 (1.73%) Firewall
2 11 (1.73%) GPRS
3 10 (1.57%) GSM
3 10 (1.57%) WCDMA
4 8 (1.26%) WAN
5 6 (0.94%) LAN
5 6 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.94%) SAN
6 5 (0.79%) Network Security
7 4 (0.63%) VLAN
7 4 (0.63%) LDAP
8 3 (0.47%) Broadband
8 3 (0.47%) SSH
8 3 (0.47%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (1.26%) DB2
4 7 (1.10%) MySQL
4 7 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.94%) OLTP
5 6 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.63%) Big Data
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.63%) OLAP
8 3 (0.47%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (1.57%) JIRA
2 7 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.79%) JUnit
3 5 (0.79%) Subversion
3 5 (0.79%) Selenium
3 5 (0.79%) Redmine
4 2 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.16%) JMeter
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) NUnit
5 1 (0.16%) LSMW
5 1 (0.16%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.16%) SilkCentral
5 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
General
1 279 (43.94%) Finance
2 69 (10.87%) Banking
3 60 (9.45%) Retail
4 56 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.62%) Marketing
6 19 (2.99%) Retail Banking
6 19 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.89%) Billing
8 11 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.57%) Publishing
10 8 (1.26%) Legal
11 5 (0.79%) Back Office
11 5 (0.79%) Electronics
11 5 (0.79%) Local Government
12 4 (0.63%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.47%) Advertising
13 3 (0.47%) Automotive
13 3 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 149 (23.46%) Project Manager
2 80 (12.60%) Analyst
3 51 (8.03%) Consultant
4 34 (5.35%) Developer
5 33 (5.20%) PMO Analyst
6 27 (4.25%) Programme Manager
6 27 (4.25%) Coordinator
7 25 (3.94%) Business Analyst
8 23 (3.62%) PMO Manager
9 22 (3.46%) Resource Manager
10 20 (3.15%) Test Manager
10 20 (3.15%) Team Leader
11 19 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
12 17 (2.68%) Development Team Leader
13 16 (2.52%) Technical Manager
14 15 (2.36%) Architect
15 14 (2.20%) Software Development Team Leader
15 14 (2.20%) Business Manager
15 14 (2.20%) Operations Manager
15 14 (2.20%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.39%) .NET
2 23 (3.62%) XML
3 19 (2.99%) Web Services
4 17 (2.68%) HTML
5 15 (2.36%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.42%) SOAP
6 9 (1.42%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.26%) JSP
7 8 (1.26%) J2EE
8 7 (1.10%) CSS
8 7 (1.10%) Hibernate
8 7 (1.10%) Spring
8 7 (1.10%) Ajax
8 7 (1.10%) JSON
9 6 (0.94%) REST
9 6 (0.94%) XSL
10 5 (0.79%) Struts
10 5 (0.79%) Struts2
10 5 (0.79%) JPA
11 4 (0.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 9 (1.42%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.26%) PMI
6 6 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.63%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.63%) Statistics
8 4 (0.63%) NHS
9 3 (0.47%) DTV
9 3 (0.47%) Clustering
9 3 (0.47%) Life Science
9 3 (0.47%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.47%) User Experience
9 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.47%) FMCG
10 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.51%) Windows
2 17 (2.68%) Linux
3 16 (2.52%) UNIX
4 8 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.63%) Solaris
8 4 (0.63%) AIX
9 2 (0.31%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (40.47%) Project Management
2 142 (22.36%) PRINCE2
3 120 (18.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (12.28%) ERP
5 72 (11.34%) Change Management
6 70 (11.02%) Risk Management
7 67 (10.55%) Project Planning
8 62 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 58 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (7.40%) ITIL
10 47 (7.40%) Change Control
11 38 (5.98%) Migration
12 32 (5.04%) Line Management
13 31 (4.88%) People Management
13 31 (4.88%) Scrum
14 30 (4.72%) Business Analysis
14 30 (4.72%) Service Delivery
15 27 (4.25%) Time Management
15 27 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (4.25%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.65%) Java
2 49 (7.72%) SQL
3 17 (2.68%) C#
4 12 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 12 (1.89%) VB
5 10 (1.57%) C
5 10 (1.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.94%) Perl
7 4 (0.63%) R
7 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.63%) X++
7 4 (0.63%) Korn
8 3 (0.47%) VBA
8 3 (0.47%) C++
8 3 (0.47%) ABAP
8 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.47%) BeanShell
9 2 (0.31%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 55 (8.66%) Degree
2 28 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (2.99%) ISEB
4 19 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.20%) PMP
6 12 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.79%) MBA
11 3 (0.47%) ACCA
11 3 (0.47%) CIMA
11 3 (0.47%) MCSE
11 3 (0.47%) MCITP
12 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.61%) QA
2 10 (1.57%) SLA
3 8 (1.26%) P3O
3 8 (1.26%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.63%) FATCA
4 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) BS15000
5 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Basel III
5 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) COREP
5 1 (0.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.79%) vSphere
3 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.63%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.31%) XenApp
4 2 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.63%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (0.31%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) MOM
4 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 95 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.13%) JD Edwards
3 52 (8.19%) SAP
4 48 (7.56%) Oracle
5 16 (2.52%) IBM
6 12 (1.89%) Huawei
6 12 (1.89%) VMware
6 12 (1.89%) Citrix
6 12 (1.89%) Cognos
6 12 (1.89%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 10 (1.57%) Ericsson
8 10 (1.57%) Cisco
8 10 (1.57%) Nortel
9 9 (1.42%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.26%) HP
11 6 (0.94%) EMC
11 6 (0.94%) Sun
11 6 (0.94%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.79%) Red Hat
London
HFG
Rate: £440 - £520 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Curve Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Exception Ltd
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Edgware, Middlesex
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £420 - £440 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birchwood, Warrington
Your Housing Group
Rate: £33,600 - £42,000, per annum, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day + Non negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £420 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Croydon
HFG
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £384 - £400 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago