The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 292 321 269
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -52
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 351 280 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.75% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 189 226
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £279 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40519 37298 40761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.05% 72.96% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25042 22618 23491
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1163 1058 1467
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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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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 +20 306 £386 -9.29% 72
London +5 122 £425 -15.00% 26
South East +18 69 £368 -10.36% 18
East of England -4 28 £425 +6.58% 5
Scotland -14 25 £275 -26.66% 8
City of London +20 24 £425 -20.93% 11
Yorkshire +16 22 £396 +5.60% 6
West Midlands -8 21 £353 -6.00% 2
South West -16 21 £350 +7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 19 £250 -49.49% 3
Berkshire +9 19 £405 +4.51% 1
North West -1 18 £375 - 6
West Yorkshire +12 16 £398 +2.58% 5
Glasgow +2 16 £350 -6.66%
Hertfordshire +12 15 £435 +8.75% 2
Hampshire -4 13 £375 +74.41% 4
Milton Keynes +5 12 £250 -49.49% 2
Cheshire +1 12 £375 -6.25% 4
Birmingham +6 10 £256 -33.44%
Wiltshire -1 10 £350 -1.40%
Swindon +5 9 £350 -1.40%
Leeds -4 8 £413 +3.12% 4
Bristol -23 7 £413 +36.36% 4
Staffordshire - 7 £375 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £215 - 3
Slough +7 5 - -
East Midlands -3 5 £525 +55.55% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £400 +0.62%
Surrey -10 5 £325 -22.61% 4

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 259 (37.81%) Finance
2 247 (36.06%) Project Management
3 145 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 140 (20.44%) PRINCE2
5 106 (15.47%) Change Management
6 96 (14.01%) SAP
7 79 (11.53%) .NET
7 79 (11.53%) Banking
8 74 (10.80%) Project Planning
8 74 (10.80%) Risk Management
9 73 (10.66%) ERP
10 72 (10.51%) MS Excel
11 70 (10.22%) Java
12 69 (10.07%) ITIL
13 67 (9.78%) Programme Management
14 65 (9.49%) Microsoft
15 64 (9.34%) Degree
16 60 (8.76%) QA
16 60 (8.76%) Dynamics AX
16 60 (8.76%) Change Control
17 59 (8.61%) MS Project
18 57 (8.32%) JD Edwards
19 53 (7.74%) MS Office
20 52 (7.59%) SharePoint
21 51 (7.45%) Migration
21 51 (7.45%) Retail
22 49 (7.15%) Telecoms
23 48 (7.01%) SQL
24 46 (6.72%) Oracle
25 43 (6.28%) Security Cleared

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 52 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.61%) SAS
3 6 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (0.73%) CMS
5 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) Documentum
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.15%) Lync
7 1 (0.15%) Node.js
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.15%) WordPress
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 72 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.61%) MS Project
3 53 (7.74%) MS Office
4 37 (5.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.73%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.73%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (8.76%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.02%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.02%) SAP EWM
5 6 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.73%) CA Clarity
7 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.58%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.58%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.58%) SAP PM
7 4 (0.58%) SAP MRS
8 2 (0.29%) SAP cProjects
8 2 (0.29%) SAP QM
8 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.29%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.29%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.15%) Force.com
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.21%) 4G
2 17 (2.48%) WAN
3 15 (2.19%) Internet
4 11 (1.61%) GPRS
5 8 (1.17%) LAN
6 6 (0.88%) GSM
6 6 (0.88%) DAB
7 5 (0.73%) Firewall
7 5 (0.73%) InfiniBand
7 5 (0.73%) Network Security
7 5 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.73%) LTE
7 5 (0.73%) VPN
8 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.58%) 3GPP
8 4 (0.58%) WCDMA
8 4 (0.58%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.44%) 3G
9 3 (0.44%) Intranet
10 2 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.88%) DB2
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.58%) MS Access
5 4 (0.58%) Big Data
5 4 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.15%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.15%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.58%) Subversion
2 4 (0.58%) JIRA
3 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.29%) Xcode
3 2 (0.29%) MorphX
4 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.15%) Grunt
4 1 (0.15%) RubyGems
4 1 (0.15%) Selenium
4 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 259 (37.81%) Finance
2 79 (11.53%) Banking
3 51 (7.45%) Retail
4 49 (7.15%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.77%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.04%) Billing
6 14 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.46%) Front Office
7 10 (1.46%) Back Office
7 10 (1.46%) Marketing
8 9 (1.31%) Local Government
9 6 (0.88%) Advertising
9 6 (0.88%) Electronics
9 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.88%) Legal
10 4 (0.58%) Law
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 193 (28.18%) Project Manager
2 104 (15.18%) Analyst
3 44 (6.42%) PMO Analyst
4 35 (5.11%) Developer
4 35 (5.11%) Consultant
5 34 (4.96%) Senior Manager
6 31 (4.53%) Senior Project Manager
7 29 (4.23%) Coordinator
8 26 (3.80%) Programme Manager
8 26 (3.80%) Architect
9 24 (3.50%) Business Analyst
10 23 (3.36%) PMO Manager
11 22 (3.21%) Project Coordinator
12 21 (3.07%) Administrator
13 20 (2.92%) Resource Manager
14 19 (2.77%) IT Project Manager
15 18 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
16 17 (2.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 17 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
17 12 (1.75%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (11.53%) .NET
2 32 (4.67%) HTML
3 26 (3.80%) CSS
4 19 (2.77%) XML
5 15 (2.19%) HTML5
6 11 (1.61%) CSS3
6 11 (1.61%) Backbone.js
7 10 (1.46%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.31%) Web Services
9 8 (1.17%) JSON
9 8 (1.17%) Ajax
10 7 (1.02%) jQuery
11 6 (0.88%) SAP ALE
11 6 (0.88%) BAPI
11 6 (0.88%) J2EE
11 6 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.73%) MapReduce
13 4 (0.58%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.58%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (0.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (2.04%) PMI
3 10 (1.46%) NHS
3 10 (1.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.17%) Open Source
5 8 (1.17%) Symmetrix DMX
5 8 (1.17%) CLARiiON
6 7 (1.02%) Statistics
7 6 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 6 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.73%) Equities
8 5 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.73%) FMCG
9 4 (0.58%) iPhone
9 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.58%) iPad
9 4 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.99%) Windows
2 28 (4.09%) UNIX
3 22 (3.21%) Linux
4 9 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.02%) Android
6 5 (0.73%) VMS
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.44%) Debian
8 2 (0.29%) zOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) pSOS
9 1 (0.15%) SUSE
9 1 (0.15%) OS/400
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.15%) Fedora
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (36.06%) Project Management
2 145 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 140 (20.44%) PRINCE2
4 106 (15.47%) Change Management
5 74 (10.80%) Risk Management
5 74 (10.80%) Project Planning
6 73 (10.66%) ERP
7 69 (10.07%) ITIL
8 67 (9.78%) Programme Management
9 60 (8.76%) Change Control
10 51 (7.45%) Migration
11 41 (5.99%) Business Analysis
12 33 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (4.23%) Document Management
14 28 (4.09%) Service Delivery
15 25 (3.65%) Service Management
15 25 (3.65%) Quality Management
15 25 (3.65%) Logistics
16 24 (3.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 24 (3.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (10.22%) Java
2 48 (7.01%) SQL
3 25 (3.65%) C
4 24 (3.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.31%) C++
5 9 (1.31%) VBA
6 8 (1.17%) ABAP
7 6 (0.88%) MATLAB
8 5 (0.73%) C#
8 5 (0.73%) R
9 3 (0.44%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.44%) X++
9 3 (0.44%) Python
9 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.29%) VB
10 2 (0.29%) JCL
11 1 (0.15%) XAML
11 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (9.34%) Degree
2 43 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.84%) PMI Certification
4 35 (5.11%) PMP
5 27 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (1.90%) CISSP
7 13 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.02%) ISEB
9 7 (1.02%) MBA
10 6 (0.88%) CISA
10 6 (0.88%) CISM
11 5 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.44%) APMP
12 3 (0.44%) CIMA
13 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 2 (0.29%) HNC
13 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.76%) QA
2 17 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.34%) SLA
4 7 (1.02%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.58%) P3O
7 2 (0.29%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.73%) GPFS
4 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.44%) vSphere
4 3 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 13 (1.90%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 96 (14.01%) SAP
2 65 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.32%) JD Edwards
4 46 (6.72%) Oracle
5 20 (2.92%) Cisco
6 17 (2.48%) IBM
7 15 (2.19%) VMware
8 14 (2.04%) NEC
8 14 (2.04%) Intel
9 13 (1.90%) EMC
10 8 (1.17%) JDA
10 8 (1.17%) Siebel
10 8 (1.17%) Symantec
11 7 (1.02%) Teradata
11 7 (1.02%) Citrix
12 6 (0.88%) NetApp
12 6 (0.88%) Primavera
13 5 (0.73%) Isilon
13 5 (0.73%) Planview
13 5 (0.73%) HP
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £100 - £110 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Advantage XPO
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CRL
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
DP Connect
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
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