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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 319 294 240
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -54
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 291 314 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.83% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 182 196
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £381 £399
% change year-on-year
- -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £25.46 £20.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% +30.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- -5.72%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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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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 -34 257 £400 - 67
London -29 106 £486 +18.81% 19
South East -52 49 £375 - 14
City of London +13 26 £486 +14.41% 5
Scotland -4 26 £459 +31.14% 8
North West -20 23 £375 - 7
Yorkshire -1 21 £395 -3.65% 4
East of England +17 18 £450 +28.57% 5
West Midlands 0 17 £400 +23.07% 7
Berkshire -21 16 £370 -4.51% 3
West Yorkshire -5 15 £400 -7.19% 4
Edinburgh -6 15 £475 +18.97% 6
Hertfordshire +24 13 £450 -
Cheshire -5 13 £375 -9.09% 4
East Midlands +10 12 £400 -27.27% 4
Hampshire -15 12 £375 -30.23% 4
South West -22 12 £343 -16.96% 7
Surrey +3 10 £363 +14.35% 3
Glasgow +5 8 £430 +30.15% 1
Halifax +2 7 £320 -28.96%
Coventry +5 6 £260 -20.00%
Leeds -2 6 £428 +6.87% 3
Manchester -9 6 £294 -20.60%
South Yorkshire +1 5 £340 -
Bristol -7 5 £320 -22.42% 3
Uxbridge - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 £550 -
Canary Wharf +8 4 £538 +115.00%
Bracknell +8 4 £308 -20.64%
Wiltshire -1 4 £342 -2.42% 3

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 240 (41.81%) Finance
2 208 (36.24%) Project Management
3 142 (24.74%) PRINCE2
4 109 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 83 (14.46%) Banking
7 73 (12.72%) MS Excel
8 70 (12.20%) SAP
8 70 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 68 (11.85%) ERP
9 68 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (11.67%) .NET
11 65 (11.32%) Java
12 64 (11.15%) Change Management
13 61 (10.63%) MS Office
14 59 (10.28%) MS Project
14 59 (10.28%) Dynamics AX
15 54 (9.41%) Project Planning
15 54 (9.41%) JD Edwards
16 53 (9.23%) Retail
17 51 (8.89%) Programme Management
18 50 (8.71%) SharePoint
19 48 (8.36%) ITIL
19 48 (8.36%) Telecoms
20 44 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (7.32%) Security Cleared
21 42 (7.32%) Degree
22 41 (7.14%) QA
23 40 (6.97%) MS PowerPoint
23 40 (6.97%) SQL

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (8.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.74%) Apache
3 7 (1.22%) SAS
4 5 (0.87%) Lync
5 4 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.70%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) Documentum
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.17%) TPMS
Applications
1 73 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 61 (10.63%) MS Office
3 59 (10.28%) MS Project
4 40 (6.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.87%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.35%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.17%) Stata
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 59 (10.28%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) JDE World
6 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.22%) SaaS
2 5 (0.87%) Office 365
3 4 (0.70%) Yammer
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.92%) 3G
1 11 (1.92%) LTE
2 10 (1.74%) 4G
2 10 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (1.74%) Firewall
2 10 (1.74%) 2G
2 10 (1.74%) GPRS
2 10 (1.74%) WAN
2 10 (1.74%) HSPA
3 8 (1.39%) WCDMA
3 8 (1.39%) GSM
4 5 (0.87%) LAN
5 4 (0.70%) MVNO
5 4 (0.70%) Network Security
6 3 (0.52%) SSH
6 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.52%) BGP
6 3 (0.52%) SAN
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.39%) MS Access
4 7 (1.22%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.05%) Big Data
6 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.87%) DB2
7 4 (0.70%) OLTP
7 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.52%) OLAP
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (2.44%) Selenium
2 13 (2.26%) JIRA
3 11 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.57%) JUnit
4 9 (1.57%) Redmine
4 9 (1.57%) Subversion
5 5 (0.87%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.35%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.17%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.17%) SilkCentral
7 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.17%) JMeter
7 1 (0.17%) LSMW
7 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
General
1 240 (41.81%) Finance
2 83 (14.46%) Banking
3 53 (9.23%) Retail
4 48 (8.36%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.18%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.61%) Legal
8 13 (2.26%) Marketing
9 9 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.39%) Publishing
11 6 (1.05%) Billing
11 6 (1.05%) Back Office
12 5 (0.87%) Automotive
12 5 (0.87%) German Language
13 4 (0.70%) Electronics
14 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.35%) Local Government
15 2 (0.35%) Military
15 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 138 (24.04%) Project Manager
2 86 (14.98%) Analyst
3 36 (6.27%) Consultant
4 35 (6.10%) Developer
5 29 (5.05%) Programme Manager
6 26 (4.53%) PMO Analyst
7 25 (4.36%) Business Analyst
8 22 (3.83%) PMO Manager
9 21 (3.66%) Coordinator
9 21 (3.66%) Resource Manager
10 19 (3.31%) Test Manager
11 17 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.61%) Senior Manager
13 14 (2.44%) Project Planner
13 14 (2.44%) Java Developer
14 12 (2.09%) Service Manager
14 12 (2.09%) Operations Manager
14 12 (2.09%) Project Coordinator
15 11 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.67%) .NET
2 20 (3.48%) Web Services
3 15 (2.61%) HTML
4 13 (2.26%) XML
4 13 (2.26%) CSS
5 11 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 11 (1.92%) Spring
5 11 (1.92%) JSON
6 10 (1.74%) JSP
6 10 (1.74%) SOAP
7 9 (1.57%) Struts
7 9 (1.57%) J2EE
7 9 (1.57%) Middleware
7 9 (1.57%) JPA
7 9 (1.57%) Struts2
8 5 (0.87%) REST
8 5 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (0.87%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.70%) JMS
9 4 (0.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.57%) PMI
4 8 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.22%) User Experience
5 7 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.70%) DTV
8 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.52%) Clustering
8 3 (0.52%) Statistics
8 3 (0.52%) Open Source
8 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.35%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.35%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.35%) PKI
9 2 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.61%) Windows
1 15 (2.61%) Linux
2 10 (1.74%) UNIX
3 8 (1.39%) Solaris
4 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) SUSE
8 1 (0.17%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (36.24%) Project Management
2 142 (24.74%) PRINCE2
3 109 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 68 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (11.85%) ERP
6 64 (11.15%) Change Management
7 54 (9.41%) Project Planning
8 51 (8.89%) Programme Management
9 48 (8.36%) ITIL
10 39 (6.79%) Migration
11 38 (6.62%) People Management
12 37 (6.45%) Change Control
13 33 (5.75%) Service Delivery
14 32 (5.57%) Portfolio Management
15 30 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (5.23%) Configuration Management
15 30 (5.23%) Line Management
16 27 (4.70%) Dependency Management
16 27 (4.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.32%) Java
2 40 (6.97%) SQL
3 11 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (1.92%) C
4 8 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.22%) C#
5 7 (1.22%) R
6 6 (1.05%) MATLAB
7 5 (0.87%) VBA
7 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.70%) Korn
8 4 (0.70%) Perl
9 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.52%) VB
9 3 (0.52%) C++
10 2 (0.35%) ABAP
10 2 (0.35%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.35%) RPG
10 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 42 (7.32%) Degree
1 42 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.05%) SC Cleared
2 29 (5.05%) PMI Certification
3 24 (4.18%) PMP
4 22 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (2.79%) VCP4
7 15 (2.61%) ISEB
8 13 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.09%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.52%) MBA
14 3 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
15 2 (0.35%) ACCA
15 2 (0.35%) CIMA
15 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.14%) QA
2 12 (2.09%) SLA
3 8 (1.39%) P3O
4 7 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.05%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.87%) FINREP
7 3 (0.52%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.52%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) GAMP
9 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.52%) vSphere
3 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.35%) XenApp
4 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) NFS
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) Squid
5 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.35%) Control-M
2 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
3 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 70 (12.20%) SAP
1 70 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.41%) JD Edwards
3 36 (6.27%) Oracle
4 14 (2.44%) Cisco
5 13 (2.26%) Citrix
5 13 (2.26%) VMware
6 11 (1.92%) IBM
7 10 (1.74%) EMC
7 10 (1.74%) Huawei
7 10 (1.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 8 (1.39%) Ab Initio
8 8 (1.39%) Nortel
8 8 (1.39%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.39%) Ericsson
9 7 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.22%) Cognos
9 7 (1.22%) Primavera
10 6 (1.05%) Planview
10 6 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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