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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 328 274 250
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -24
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 271 326 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.67% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.90% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 196 193
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.98 £14.00 £29.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.57% -52.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.56 £11.70 £15.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £14.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £29.19
% change year-on-year
+89.28% -52.03%

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 -59 249 £400 - 85
London -28 104 £440 +3.52% 29
South East -63 41 £350 +3.70% 12
East of England +17 26 £450 +51.89% 12
City of London +5 23 £457 +6.95% 10
Yorkshire -4 22 £340 -15.00% 4
Scotland -3 20 £400 -10.71% 1
Hertfordshire +24 19 £500 +104.08% 3
South West -6 19 £350 -12.50% 8
West Yorkshire +2 16 £400 -3.61% 4
West Midlands -4 14 £500 +42.85% 4
Berkshire -35 12 £390 +9.47% 4
Wiltshire -1 10 £338 -25.00%
North West -23 10 £375 - 10
Glasgow +8 9 £400 -
Edinburgh -13 9 £438 -2.34%
Hampshire -15 9 £239 +122.09% 2
Halifax 0 8 £320 -22.89% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £325 -18.75% 1
East Midlands +12 7 £525 +2.43% 3
Leeds +1 7 £425 +2.40% 3
Cheshire -5 7 £375 -6.25% 4
Bristol -10 7 £396 -4.00% 3
Warwickshire - 6 £550 -
South Yorkshire +4 5 £340 -
Milton Keynes -6 5 £363 -3.33% 1
Reading -8 5 £400 +23.07% 1
Surrey -9 5 £350 +10.41% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £419 +20.50% 6
Leicestershire +9 3 £525 +31.25%

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 231 (40.67%) Finance
2 180 (31.69%) Project Management
3 121 (21.30%) PRINCE2
4 103 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (13.20%) Banking
6 74 (13.03%) Risk Management
6 74 (13.03%) Microsoft
7 72 (12.68%) Change Management
8 68 (11.97%) SAP
8 68 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (11.62%) ERP
10 63 (11.09%) Java
10 63 (11.09%) MS Excel
11 62 (10.92%) MS Office
12 59 (10.39%) .NET
12 59 (10.39%) Dynamics AX
13 56 (9.86%) Project Planning
14 52 (9.15%) MS Project
14 52 (9.15%) JD Edwards
15 49 (8.63%) Security Cleared
15 49 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (8.45%) ITIL
16 48 (8.45%) Programme Management
17 46 (8.10%) Retail
18 45 (7.92%) MS PowerPoint
19 40 (7.04%) SharePoint
20 36 (6.34%) Degree
20 36 (6.34%) Change Control
21 35 (6.16%) Telecoms
21 35 (6.16%) Migration

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 40 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.41%) Apache
3 7 (1.23%) SAS
4 5 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (0.53%) Lync
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.35%) CMS
6 2 (0.35%) Documentum
6 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 63 (11.09%) MS Excel
2 62 (10.92%) MS Office
3 52 (9.15%) MS Project
4 45 (7.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.64%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.88%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.70%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.18%) SPSS
9 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 59 (10.39%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.23%) CA Clarity
3 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.18%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.58%) WAN
1 9 (1.58%) Firewall
2 6 (1.06%) SAN
2 6 (1.06%) LAN
3 4 (0.70%) MVNO
3 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.53%) GPRS
4 3 (0.53%) 3G
4 3 (0.53%) BGP
4 3 (0.53%) SSH
4 3 (0.53%) Network Security
5 2 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.35%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (0.35%) SS7
5 2 (0.35%) INAP
5 2 (0.35%) MPLS
5 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.35%) ATM
5 2 (0.35%) GSM
5 2 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.23%) MS Access
3 7 (1.23%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.23%) Big Data
4 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.70%) OLTP
7 3 (0.53%) OLAP
7 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) DTS
8 2 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (1.94%) JIRA
1 11 (1.94%) Selenium
2 8 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.06%) Redmine
3 6 (1.06%) Subversion
3 6 (1.06%) JUnit
4 5 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.35%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) JMeter
6 1 (0.18%) LSMW
6 1 (0.18%) TestLink
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 231 (40.67%) Finance
2 75 (13.20%) Banking
3 46 (8.10%) Retail
4 35 (6.16%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 13 (2.29%) Legal
7 12 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.94%) Marketing
9 8 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.88%) Publishing
10 5 (0.88%) Automotive
11 4 (0.70%) German Language
11 4 (0.70%) Back Office
12 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.53%) French Language
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.35%) Local Government
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (22.71%) Project Manager
2 90 (15.85%) Analyst
3 32 (5.63%) Consultant
4 30 (5.28%) Developer
4 30 (5.28%) Coordinator
5 25 (4.40%) Business Analyst
5 25 (4.40%) Programme Manager
5 25 (4.40%) Resource Manager
6 23 (4.05%) Project Coordinator
6 23 (4.05%) PMO Analyst
7 19 (3.35%) Architect
7 19 (3.35%) PMO Manager
8 17 (2.99%) Senior Manager
9 16 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
9 16 (2.82%) Operations Manager
9 16 (2.82%) Test Manager
10 15 (2.64%) Project Planner
10 15 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
12 13 (2.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.39%) .NET
2 15 (2.64%) Web Services
3 12 (2.11%) Middleware
4 11 (1.94%) HTML
5 10 (1.76%) CSS
6 8 (1.41%) Spring
6 8 (1.41%) JSON
6 8 (1.41%) Hibernate
6 8 (1.41%) XML
7 7 (1.23%) JSP
7 7 (1.23%) SOAP
8 6 (1.06%) Struts2
8 6 (1.06%) JPA
8 6 (1.06%) J2EE
8 6 (1.06%) Struts
9 4 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.35%) RESTful
11 2 (0.35%) jQuery
11 2 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
4 11 (1.94%) PMI
5 8 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.23%) User Experience
7 4 (0.70%) FMCG
8 3 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.53%) Clustering
8 3 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.35%) Social Media
9 2 (0.35%) DataPower
9 2 (0.35%) iSeries
9 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.35%) VLE
9 2 (0.35%) Statistics
9 2 (0.35%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.35%) PKI
9 2 (0.35%) DTV
10 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.64%) Windows
2 14 (2.46%) Linux
3 9 (1.58%) UNIX
4 8 (1.41%) Solaris
5 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) SUSE
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (31.69%) Project Management
2 121 (21.30%) PRINCE2
3 103 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (13.03%) Risk Management
5 72 (12.68%) Change Management
6 68 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (11.62%) ERP
8 56 (9.86%) Project Planning
9 48 (8.45%) ITIL
9 48 (8.45%) Programme Management
10 36 (6.34%) Change Control
11 35 (6.16%) Migration
12 34 (5.99%) Portfolio Management
13 31 (5.46%) People Management
14 30 (5.28%) Service Delivery
15 29 (5.11%) Service Management
15 29 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (4.23%) Line Management
17 23 (4.05%) Quality Management
17 23 (4.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.09%) Java
2 31 (5.46%) SQL
3 9 (1.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.41%) C
5 7 (1.23%) VBA
5 7 (1.23%) R
6 6 (1.06%) MATLAB
7 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.70%) C#
8 4 (0.70%) Perl
9 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) RPG
10 2 (0.35%) ABAP
10 2 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.34%) Degree
3 34 (5.99%) SC Cleared
4 33 (5.81%) PMI Certification
5 24 (4.23%) PMP
6 22 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (2.82%) ISEB
8 13 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.29%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.88%) APMP
13 3 (0.53%) CISSP
13 3 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.35%) CISA
14 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.99%) QA
2 15 (2.64%) SLA
3 6 (1.06%) P3O
3 6 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.88%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.88%) FINREP
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.53%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) GAMP
7 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) vSphere
3 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.18%) NFS
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.18%) Samba
4 1 (0.18%) Squid
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.53%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.35%) SCOM
2 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.18%) MOM
3 1 (0.18%) SCSM
3 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.18%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 74 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 68 (11.97%) SAP
3 52 (9.15%) JD Edwards
4 33 (5.81%) Oracle
5 16 (2.82%) Cisco
6 14 (2.46%) IBM
6 14 (2.46%) EMC
7 12 (2.11%) VMware
8 10 (1.76%) Citrix
9 7 (1.23%) HP
9 7 (1.23%) Primavera
10 6 (1.06%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.06%) Cognos
11 5 (0.88%) Chordiant
11 5 (0.88%) Planview
11 5 (0.88%) Teradata
11 5 (0.88%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.70%) Trapeze
12 4 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
Lincolnshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day rolling contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 350 per day + .
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago