The table below looks at the statistics for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Resource Management
UK
Rank 405 356 381
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +25
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 196 281 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.56% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.69% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 173 152
Median daily rate £400 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £25.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -49.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -50.94%

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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Resource Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Management within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 183 £388 -8.82% 36
London -16 71 £375 -18.91% 15
South East -6 40 £325 -14.47% 6
North West +9 15 £405 -4.70% 5
Berkshire -2 13 £198 -39.23%
Yorkshire +11 11 £475 +7.34% 1
South West +7 11 £405 -1.81% 5
City of London -6 11 £335 -41.73% 5
East of England +7 10 £575 +12.19% 3
West Midlands -9 10 £419 +4.68% 1
Surrey +15 9 £353 +37.56% 3
Manchester +15 9 £453 +79.20% 2
Tyne and Wear - 7 £350 -
North East - 7 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £350 -
Scotland +10 6 £444 +7.44% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £625 +108.33% 2
East Midlands +5 6 £515 +17.71%
Cambridge +4 6 £625 +108.33% 2
Oxfordshire 0 6 £363 -9.37%
West Yorkshire +10 5 £373 -17.05% 1
Bristol +8 5 £383 +53.00%
Hampshire 0 5 £450 -2.43% 1
Cheshire +22 4 - - 3
Reading +7 4 £563 +150.00%
Oxford +4 4 £325 -18.75%
Edinburgh +4 4 £475 +10.59% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £481 +56.50%
South Yorkshire -3 4 £488 +12.06%
Belfast -17 4 £413 -8.33%

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Resource Management.

1 215 (48.64%) Finance
2 156 (35.29%) Project Management
3 116 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (23.76%) PRINCE2
6 95 (21.49%) Change Management
7 72 (16.29%) Risk Management
7 72 (16.29%) MS Excel
8 63 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (13.35%) Microsoft
10 58 (13.12%) MS Project
11 56 (12.67%) Banking
12 54 (12.22%) Programme Management
13 50 (11.31%) MS PowerPoint
14 49 (11.09%) ITIL
15 46 (10.41%) MS Office
16 42 (9.50%) Security Cleared
17 41 (9.28%) SharePoint
18 37 (8.37%) Project Planning
19 36 (8.14%) Windows
20 35 (7.92%) Oracle
21 34 (7.69%) PMI Certification
22 33 (7.47%) Line Management
23 31 (7.01%) Migration
24 30 (6.79%) Management Information System
25 29 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
26 27 (6.11%) Change Control
27 26 (5.88%) SC Cleared
28 25 (5.66%) Service Management
28 25 (5.66%) Business Transformation

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.49%) Confluence
3 10 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (2.04%) CMS
5 5 (1.13%) IIS
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.68%) SAS
7 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.45%) JBoss
8 2 (0.45%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 58 (13.12%) MS Project
3 50 (11.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (10.41%) MS Office
5 17 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.94%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.45%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.23%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.07%) SaaS
2 17 (3.85%) IaaS
3 16 (3.62%) PaaS
4 12 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.49%) Office 365
6 6 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.49%) Internet
2 10 (2.26%) LAN
3 9 (2.04%) LDAP
4 8 (1.81%) DNS
4 8 (1.81%) Firewall
5 7 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.58%) VPN
5 7 (1.58%) WAN
6 4 (0.90%) Network Security
6 4 (0.90%) VoIP
7 3 (0.68%) 2G
7 3 (0.68%) 3G
7 3 (0.68%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.68%) Skype
7 3 (0.68%) SSL
7 3 (0.68%) VoLTE
7 3 (0.68%) WebEx
8 2 (0.45%) DWDM
8 2 (0.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 13 (2.94%) DB2
2 13 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 13 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.13%) MySQL
7 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.45%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.45%) Informix
9 2 (0.45%) Ingres
9 2 (0.45%) MS Access
10 1 (0.23%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.23%) GIS
10 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (2.94%) JIRA
2 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.68%) Log4j
4 1 (0.23%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 215 (48.64%) Finance
2 56 (12.67%) Banking
3 24 (5.43%) Legal
4 19 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.07%) Marketing
6 11 (2.49%) Retail
7 7 (1.58%) Advertising
8 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.90%) Local Government
9 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Military
10 3 (0.68%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 43 (9.73%) Analyst
3 27 (6.11%) IT Manager
4 26 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 26 (5.88%) Resource Manager
5 22 (4.98%) Consultant
5 22 (4.98%) Senior Manager
6 18 (4.07%) Coordinator
6 18 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (4.07%) PMO Analyst
6 18 (4.07%) PMO Manager
7 16 (3.62%) DBA
8 15 (3.39%) Test Manager
9 14 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
9 14 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
11 11 (2.49%) Resource Coordinator
11 11 (2.49%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.49%) Velocity
2 9 (2.04%) XML
3 8 (1.81%) Middleware
4 7 (1.58%) Web Services
5 5 (1.13%) .NET
6 4 (0.90%) CSS
6 4 (0.90%) XSLT
7 3 (0.68%) CSS3
7 3 (0.68%) HTML
7 3 (0.68%) HTML5
7 3 (0.68%) JAX-RPC
7 3 (0.68%) JMS
7 3 (0.68%) REST
7 3 (0.68%) SOAP
7 3 (0.68%) WSDL
7 3 (0.68%) XSL
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.23%) RESTful
9 1 (0.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.43%) PMI
4 14 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.71%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.26%) Health Informatics
6 10 (2.26%) Informatics
7 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.36%) EPoS
8 5 (1.13%) Replication
8 5 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.90%) NHS
9 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.68%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.68%) Statistics
10 3 (0.68%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.14%) Windows
2 20 (4.52%) Linux
3 15 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.17%) Unix
5 7 (1.58%) Android
5 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.13%) AIX
7 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.90%) MVS
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) zOS
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) pSOS
10 1 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (35.29%) Project Management
2 116 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 106 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (23.76%) PRINCE2
5 95 (21.49%) Change Management
6 72 (16.29%) Risk Management
7 54 (12.22%) Programme Management
8 49 (11.09%) ITIL
9 37 (8.37%) Project Planning
10 33 (7.47%) Line Management
11 31 (7.01%) Migration
12 29 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
13 27 (6.11%) Change Control
14 25 (5.66%) Business Transformation
14 25 (5.66%) Service Management
15 23 (5.20%) Business Analysis
15 23 (5.20%) DevOps
16 22 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (4.98%) Data Management
16 22 (4.98%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.17%) SQL
2 9 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.36%) Java
4 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.90%) Korn
4 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.90%) VBScript
5 3 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.45%) ABAP
6 2 (0.45%) C
6 2 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) COBOL
7 1 (0.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 26 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 21 (4.75%) APMP
6 13 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.71%) ISEB
8 11 (2.49%) Degree
8 11 (2.49%) PMP
9 10 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.90%) MAPM
11 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.68%) MCSE
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.45%) CCNP
12 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.45%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.45%) MCITP
12 2 (0.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.52%) QA
2 18 (4.07%) SLA
3 9 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.45%) Basel II
5 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.45%) MiFID
5 2 (0.45%) P3O
5 2 (0.45%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.45%) Docker
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) KVM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.58%) Puppet
2 5 (1.13%) Ansible
3 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.90%) PowerCLI
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.23%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.23%) Mesos
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 59 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.92%) Oracle
3 20 (4.52%) SAP
4 18 (4.07%) VMware
5 10 (2.26%) IBM
6 8 (1.81%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.81%) Cisco
6 8 (1.81%) Planview
7 6 (1.36%) Remedy
7 6 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.90%) Ab Initio
8 4 (0.90%) Dell
8 4 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.68%) Avaya
9 3 (0.68%) BMC
9 3 (0.68%) Huawei
9 3 (0.68%) Sybase
9 3 (0.68%) Workday
10 2 (0.45%) Juniper
10 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
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