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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 315 296 259
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 343 334 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.82% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 211 216
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.50 £19.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% +35.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £26.50 £19.58
% change year-on-year
-58.49% +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
42721 40908 35003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.41% 74.95% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 25646 20857
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1181 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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 5 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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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 -31 297 £400 - 67
London -8 113 £475 +14.73% 19
South East -14 70 £390 +5.05% 12
North West -9 38 £400 -5.88% 7
West Midlands -3 34 £400 +6.66% 3
Scotland +8 28 £407 +4.90% 2
City of London +3 27 £550 +29.41% 5
Cheshire -4 23 £400 +6.66% 3
Berkshire +4 21 £419 +81.08% 4
South West -1 18 £350 -5.08% 6
East of England +19 17 £325 -23.52% 4
Staffordshire 0 17 £400 +6.66% 1
East Midlands +2 15 £400 -0.06% 5
Surrey 0 14 £350 - 3
Hampshire -13 14 £400 -25.58% 2
Glasgow +7 13 £392 +3.49%
Edinburgh -5 13 £413 +3.25%
Manchester +1 11 £475 -5.00% 3
Shropshire -2 10 £400 -5.88%
West Yorkshire -11 10 £375 +20.96% 11
Oxfordshire -15 10 £400 -3.61%
Yorkshire -24 10 £375 +20.96% 11
Derbyshire - 10 £400 -
Bristol +14 9 £350 -11.61% 2
Wiltshire +8 7 £323 -12.47% 1
Warrington -13 7 £260 -
Coventry +5 6 £260 -20.00%
Milton Keynes +4 6 £375 +123.21% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £375 +123.21% 1
Oxford -8 6 £450 +63.63%

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 260 (41.67%) Finance
2 242 (38.78%) Project Management
3 142 (22.76%) PRINCE2
4 119 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (15.06%) Microsoft
6 90 (14.42%) MS Excel
7 86 (13.78%) .NET
8 83 (13.30%) Risk Management
9 76 (12.18%) ERP
10 68 (10.90%) Change Management
10 68 (10.90%) Java
11 67 (10.74%) MS Project
12 66 (10.58%) Project Planning
13 65 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
13 65 (10.42%) Banking
13 65 (10.42%) MS Office
14 62 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
15 61 (9.78%) Retail
16 59 (9.46%) Telecoms
16 59 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (9.29%) JD Edwards
18 57 (9.13%) SharePoint
19 56 (8.97%) Degree
20 55 (8.81%) Programme Management
21 54 (8.65%) SAP
22 46 (7.37%) Oracle
22 46 (7.37%) SQL
22 46 (7.37%) QA
23 45 (7.21%) ITIL
23 45 (7.21%) Change Control

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 57 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.28%) Apache
3 6 (0.96%) Lync
4 5 (0.80%) IIS
4 5 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.64%) SAS
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.32%) Confluence
6 2 (0.32%) CMS
6 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 90 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 67 (10.74%) MS Project
3 65 (10.42%) MS Office
4 42 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.64%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) Stata
8 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 65 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.12%) Primavera
4 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.48%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.60%) Office 365
1 10 (1.60%) SaaS
2 6 (0.96%) Yammer
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.08%) 3G
1 13 (2.08%) LTE
2 12 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
2 12 (1.92%) 4G
2 12 (1.92%) HSPA
2 12 (1.92%) 2G
2 12 (1.92%) GPRS
2 12 (1.92%) WAN
3 10 (1.60%) WCDMA
3 10 (1.60%) GSM
4 8 (1.28%) LAN
5 7 (1.12%) SAN
5 7 (1.12%) Firewall
6 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.64%) Network Security
8 3 (0.48%) SSH
9 2 (0.32%) NAS
9 2 (0.32%) Internet
9 2 (0.32%) DNS
9 2 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.12%) DB2
6 7 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.96%) OLTP
7 6 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.80%) MS Access
8 5 (0.80%) OLAP
9 4 (0.64%) Big Data
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.64%) MySQL
10 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (1.76%) JIRA
2 10 (1.60%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.28%) Redmine
3 8 (1.28%) JUnit
3 8 (1.28%) Selenium
3 8 (1.28%) Subversion
4 2 (0.32%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.16%) LSMW
5 1 (0.16%) NUnit
5 1 (0.16%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.16%) SilkCentral
5 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) JMeter
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 260 (41.67%) Finance
2 65 (10.42%) Banking
3 61 (9.78%) Retail
4 59 (9.46%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.69%) Marketing
6 19 (3.04%) Retail Banking
6 19 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.76%) Billing
7 11 (1.76%) Legal
8 9 (1.44%) Back Office
9 8 (1.28%) Publishing
10 6 (0.96%) Electronics
10 6 (0.96%) Local Government
11 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 145 (23.24%) Project Manager
2 72 (11.54%) Analyst
3 51 (8.17%) Consultant
4 34 (5.45%) Developer
5 32 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
6 26 (4.17%) Programme Manager
7 25 (4.01%) Resource Manager
8 23 (3.69%) Business Analyst
9 22 (3.53%) PMO Manager
9 22 (3.53%) Test Manager
10 21 (3.37%) Coordinator
11 20 (3.21%) Team Leader
12 16 (2.56%) Development Team Leader
12 16 (2.56%) Technical Manager
13 15 (2.40%) Project Coordinator
13 15 (2.40%) Operations Manager
14 14 (2.24%) Software Team Leader
14 14 (2.24%) Software Development Team Leader
15 13 (2.08%) Business Manager
15 13 (2.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.78%) .NET
2 20 (3.21%) Web Services
3 19 (3.04%) XML
4 17 (2.72%) HTML
5 15 (2.40%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.60%) Hibernate
6 10 (1.60%) CSS
6 10 (1.60%) Spring
7 9 (1.44%) JSON
7 9 (1.44%) JSP
8 8 (1.28%) JPA
8 8 (1.28%) Struts2
8 8 (1.28%) J2EE
8 8 (1.28%) Struts
8 8 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.96%) REST
9 6 (0.96%) Middleware
9 6 (0.96%) SOAP
9 6 (0.96%) XSL
9 6 (0.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.24%) Open Source
3 14 (2.24%) N-Tier
4 9 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.28%) PMI
6 6 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (0.80%) Statistics
7 5 (0.80%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.64%) User Experience
8 4 (0.64%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.48%) Life Science
9 3 (0.48%) DTV
9 3 (0.48%) FMCG
9 3 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.32%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.32%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.32%) NHS
10 2 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.65%) Windows
2 15 (2.40%) Linux
3 11 (1.76%) UNIX
4 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.12%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.96%) Solaris
7 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.32%) SUSE
9 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (38.78%) Project Management
2 142 (22.76%) PRINCE2
3 119 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (13.30%) Risk Management
5 76 (12.18%) ERP
6 68 (10.90%) Change Management
7 66 (10.58%) Project Planning
8 62 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (8.81%) Programme Management
10 45 (7.21%) ITIL
10 45 (7.21%) Change Control
11 38 (6.09%) People Management
12 35 (5.61%) Line Management
12 35 (5.61%) Service Delivery
13 33 (5.29%) Migration
14 30 (4.81%) Dependency Management
14 30 (4.81%) Portfolio Management
15 29 (4.65%) Scrum
16 26 (4.17%) Configuration Management
17 25 (4.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 68 (10.90%) Java
2 46 (7.37%) SQL
3 17 (2.72%) C#
4 11 (1.76%) VB
5 10 (1.60%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.44%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.44%) C
7 8 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.96%) Perl
9 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.64%) VBA
10 4 (0.64%) Korn
11 3 (0.48%) X++
11 3 (0.48%) ABAP
11 3 (0.48%) C++
11 3 (0.48%) R
12 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.32%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 56 (8.97%) Degree
2 38 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (3.21%) PMI Certification
6 18 (2.88%) ISEB
7 16 (2.56%) PMP
8 13 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.92%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.48%) MCITP
12 3 (0.48%) MCSE
12 3 (0.48%) MBA
12 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.32%) ACCA
13 2 (0.32%) CIMA
13 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.37%) QA
2 10 (1.60%) SLA
3 9 (1.44%) P3O
4 8 (1.28%) Solvency II
4 8 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.64%) FATCA
6 3 (0.48%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.16%) BS15000
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.80%) vSphere
2 5 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.64%) Terminal Server
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) XenApp
5 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Samba
6 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.64%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (0.32%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.16%) MOM
4 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.29%) JD Edwards
3 54 (8.65%) SAP
4 46 (7.37%) Oracle
5 13 (2.08%) IBM
6 12 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 12 (1.92%) Huawei
6 12 (1.92%) VMware
7 11 (1.76%) Citrix
8 10 (1.60%) Cognos
8 10 (1.60%) EMC
8 10 (1.60%) Nortel
8 10 (1.60%) Ericsson
9 7 (1.12%) Ab Initio
9 7 (1.12%) Cisco
10 6 (0.96%) Mapinfo
10 6 (0.96%) Planview
11 5 (0.80%) Dell
11 5 (0.80%) Business Objects
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Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
EE
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
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Rate: £340 - £375 per day + neg.
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