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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 333 267 269
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +2
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 288 377 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.99% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 239 189
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £389 £378
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -67.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+89.28% -67.44%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -91 260 £400 - 64
London -42 115 £450 +5.88% 28
South East -65 42 £350 -9.67% 11
City of London -18 26 £500 +14.94% 8
East of England -5 24 £500 +43.88% 4
Scotland +6 23 £400 -11.11% 1
South West -7 22 £375 +1.35% 6
Yorkshire -16 18 £425 +8.97% 3
West Yorkshire -8 17 £425 +3.65% 3
Glasgow +7 15 £405 +26.56%
North West -18 15 £384 -4.06% 5
Hertfordshire +8 14 £500 +53.84% 1
Berkshire -27 13 £400 -9.60% 6
West Midlands -16 12 £538 +53.57% 7
Bristol -5 11 £396 -1.00% 2
Reading +9 10 £413 +0.60%
Cheshire +1 9 £375 -11.76% 4
Wiltshire -6 9 £350 +16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £303 -30.85%
Hampshire -16 9 £200 -48.11% 3
Leeds +1 8 £428 -0.58% 2
Bedfordshire -15 7 £425 -1.16% 1
East Midlands +6 6 £438 +9.37%
Halifax 0 6 £288 -20.00%
Milton Keynes -9 6 £344 -11.29%
West Sussex 0 5 £350 +133.33% 1
Manchester -7 5 £475 +30.13% 1
Edinburgh -13 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £600 - 1
Leicestershire +15 3 £525 +31.25%

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 249 (39.78%) Finance
2 220 (35.14%) Project Management
3 134 (21.41%) PRINCE2
4 117 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (13.74%) Change Management
6 85 (13.58%) Banking
7 74 (11.82%) Risk Management
8 73 (11.66%) SAP
9 72 (11.50%) Microsoft
10 71 (11.34%) MS Excel
10 71 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (10.54%) Project Planning
12 65 (10.38%) MS Office
13 63 (10.06%) MS Project
14 60 (9.58%) ERP
15 57 (9.11%) ITIL
16 56 (8.95%) Security Cleared
17 55 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (8.79%) Retail
18 54 (8.63%) Programme Management
19 53 (8.47%) .NET
20 52 (8.31%) Degree
21 51 (8.15%) Dynamics AX
21 51 (8.15%) Java
22 47 (7.51%) Migration
23 45 (7.19%) Oracle
23 45 (7.19%) JD Edwards
24 44 (7.03%) Telecoms
25 42 (6.71%) SQL
25 42 (6.71%) PMI Certification

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.60%) SAS
3 7 (1.12%) Apache
4 5 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.48%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.48%) Lync
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.32%) Documentum
6 2 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 71 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 65 (10.38%) MS Office
3 63 (10.06%) MS Project
4 42 (6.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.72%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.80%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.64%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.32%) SPSS
10 1 (0.16%) Stata
10 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (8.15%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.12%) CA Clarity
6 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.32%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.16%) Siebel Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.16%) Maximo
10 1 (0.16%) Findur
10 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.56%) WAN
2 12 (1.92%) 4G
2 12 (1.92%) GPRS
3 8 (1.28%) LAN
3 8 (1.28%) Firewall
4 7 (1.12%) GSM
5 6 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.96%) Internet
6 5 (0.80%) VPN
6 5 (0.80%) LTE
7 4 (0.64%) VoLTE
7 4 (0.64%) MVNO
7 4 (0.64%) WCDMA
7 4 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.64%) ATM
7 4 (0.64%) 3GPP
7 4 (0.64%) SAN
7 4 (0.64%) 3G
8 3 (0.48%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (0.48%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.28%) Big Data
4 7 (1.12%) MS Access
4 7 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.48%) OLAP
8 3 (0.48%) OLTP
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.16%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.92%) JIRA
2 10 (1.60%) Selenium
3 5 (0.80%) Subversion
3 5 (0.80%) JUnit
3 5 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.80%) Redmine
3 5 (0.80%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.16%) JMeter
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) TestLink
General
1 249 (39.78%) Finance
2 85 (13.58%) Banking
3 55 (8.79%) Retail
4 44 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.67%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.56%) Legal
7 12 (1.92%) Marketing
8 11 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.60%) Billing
10 7 (1.12%) Automotive
11 6 (0.96%) Back Office
11 6 (0.96%) Electronics
12 5 (0.80%) Advertising
13 4 (0.64%) Law
14 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.48%) French Language
14 3 (0.48%) German Language
14 3 (0.48%) Military
14 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (25.40%) Project Manager
2 104 (16.61%) Analyst
3 31 (4.95%) Architect
4 30 (4.79%) Programme Manager
4 30 (4.79%) Resource Manager
5 28 (4.47%) Business Analyst
5 28 (4.47%) Developer
6 27 (4.31%) Coordinator
6 27 (4.31%) PMO Analyst
7 25 (3.99%) Consultant
8 21 (3.35%) Senior Manager
9 19 (3.04%) Project Coordinator
10 18 (2.88%) PMO Manager
11 17 (2.72%) Project Planner
11 17 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
12 15 (2.40%) Administrator
13 14 (2.24%) Test Manager
13 14 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
14 13 (2.08%) Support Analyst
15 12 (1.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.47%) .NET
2 18 (2.88%) HTML
3 13 (2.08%) Web Services
3 13 (2.08%) XML
4 12 (1.92%) CSS
4 12 (1.92%) Middleware
5 10 (1.60%) JSON
6 8 (1.28%) J2EE
7 7 (1.12%) JSP
8 6 (0.96%) SOAP
9 5 (0.80%) Spring
9 5 (0.80%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.80%) Struts
9 5 (0.80%) JPA
9 5 (0.80%) Struts2
10 4 (0.64%) OAuth
10 4 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.48%) HTML5
11 3 (0.48%) jQuery
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.40%) PMI
4 12 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
5 8 (1.28%) User Experience
6 7 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 6 (0.96%) Statistics
8 4 (0.64%) FMCG
9 3 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.48%) Clustering
9 3 (0.48%) NHS
9 3 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.48%) iPad
9 3 (0.48%) Open Source
10 2 (0.32%) DataPower
10 2 (0.32%) iPhone
10 2 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.35%) Windows
1 21 (3.35%) Linux
2 10 (1.60%) UNIX
3 8 (1.28%) Solaris
4 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.48%) Debian
6 3 (0.48%) Android
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) HPUX
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (35.14%) Project Management
2 134 (21.41%) PRINCE2
3 117 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (13.74%) Change Management
5 74 (11.82%) Risk Management
6 71 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (10.54%) Project Planning
8 60 (9.58%) ERP
9 57 (9.11%) ITIL
10 54 (8.63%) Programme Management
11 47 (7.51%) Migration
12 37 (5.91%) Change Control
13 35 (5.59%) Portfolio Management
14 32 (5.11%) Service Delivery
14 32 (5.11%) Quality Management
15 28 (4.47%) Service Management
16 24 (3.83%) Dependency Management
16 24 (3.83%) People Management
17 23 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (3.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.15%) Java
2 42 (6.71%) SQL
3 17 (2.72%) C
4 11 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.28%) VBA
6 7 (1.12%) C++
7 5 (0.80%) MATLAB
7 5 (0.80%) R
8 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.48%) Python
8 3 (0.48%) C#
9 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.16%) Korn
10 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) ABAP
10 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 52 (8.31%) Degree
3 42 (6.71%) PMI Certification
4 34 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 32 (5.11%) PMP
6 22 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.92%) ISEB
8 12 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.44%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.96%) APMP
10 6 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.80%) CISSP
12 4 (0.64%) HNC
12 4 (0.64%) CISA
13 3 (0.48%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.39%) QA
2 13 (2.08%) SLA
3 6 (0.96%) P3O
4 5 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.80%) FINREP
5 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.48%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) GAMP
8 1 (0.16%) GxP
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Squid
3 1 (0.16%) Samba
3 1 (0.16%) NFS
3 1 (0.16%) GPFS
3 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) XenApp
3 1 (0.16%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.48%) SCCM
1 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.32%) SCOM
2 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.16%) Control-M
3 1 (0.16%) MOM
3 1 (0.16%) SCSM
3 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 73 (11.66%) SAP
2 72 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 45 (7.19%) Oracle
3 45 (7.19%) JD Edwards
4 20 (3.19%) Cisco
5 15 (2.40%) IBM
6 12 (1.92%) EMC
7 11 (1.76%) VMware
7 11 (1.76%) Teradata
8 10 (1.60%) Primavera
9 9 (1.44%) HP
9 9 (1.44%) Citrix
10 7 (1.12%) JDA
11 6 (0.96%) NEC
12 5 (0.80%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.80%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.80%) Cognos
12 5 (0.80%) Siebel
12 5 (0.80%) Chordiant
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £0.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago