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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 346 297 320
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +23
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 323 366 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.86% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 234 192
Average daily rate
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£418 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £529 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £396
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £33.55 £10.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+228.59% -54.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £10.21 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+228.59% -33.04%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -34 289 £420 +12.00% 71
London +16 123 £450 +5.88% 33
South East -26 65 £438 +55.41% 7
Scotland -1 25 £425 +26.86% 8
City of London +4 21 £475 +6.74% 5
Berkshire -5 21 £513 +64.00% 2
East of England -9 21 £425 +1.79% 4
South West -12 20 £393 +13.76% 5
West Midlands -7 18 £418 +39.16% 2
North West -31 18 £400 +29.03% 6
Surrey +12 17 £420 +102.40%
Edinburgh -6 12 £400 -15.78% 5
Bristol -4 11 £385 +15.78% 2
Hampshire -7 11 £450 +100.00% 4
Reading 0 10 £625 +56.25% 2
East Midlands -7 10 £325 +62.50% 4
Manchester -12 10 £413 -7.35% 4
Yorkshire -38 9 £372 -6.12% 9
Hertfordshire -11 8 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £413 +3.12% 2
Warwickshire +5 6 £395 +182.14%
West Sussex -14 6 £375 -
West Yorkshire -30 6 £376 -4.98% 6
Docklands, London - 6 £538 -
Wiltshire -3 5 £360 +2.85% 3
Glasgow -5 5 £350 - 3
Paddington -7 5 £575 -
Milton Keynes -13 5 £450 +63.63%
Buckinghamshire -23 5 £450 +63.63%
Bedfordshire +12 4 £450 +109.30%

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 304 (46.63%) Finance
2 259 (39.72%) Project Management
3 172 (26.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 137 (21.01%) PRINCE2
5 104 (15.95%) Microsoft
6 97 (14.88%) Change Management
7 82 (12.58%) MS Excel
8 76 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (11.66%) Banking
9 73 (11.20%) Java
9 73 (11.20%) .NET
9 73 (11.20%) ERP
10 63 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
11 62 (9.51%) Programme Management
12 58 (8.90%) Retail
12 58 (8.90%) Degree
13 57 (8.74%) Dynamics AX
14 56 (8.59%) MS Project
15 55 (8.44%) Risk Management
16 54 (8.28%) MS Office
17 53 (8.13%) SQL Server
18 52 (7.98%) SQL
18 52 (7.98%) JD Edwards
18 52 (7.98%) Project Planning
19 49 (7.52%) Telecoms
19 49 (7.52%) Oracle
19 49 (7.52%) Windows
20 48 (7.36%) ITIL
21 47 (7.21%) Change Control
22 44 (6.75%) SAP

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.07%) IIS
4 6 (0.92%) Lync
5 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.61%) SAS
6 3 (0.46%) Confluence
7 2 (0.31%) Node.js
7 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) Documentum
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 82 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 56 (8.59%) MS Project
3 54 (8.28%) MS Office
4 30 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.23%) Open Workbench
7 7 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.61%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.31%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 57 (8.74%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.92%) SAP EWM
4 6 (0.92%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.92%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.61%) SAP PS
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.31%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.23%) SaaS
2 7 (1.07%) Office 365
3 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.46%) Yammer
4 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) Taleo
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.69%) Firewall
2 10 (1.53%) LDAP
2 10 (1.53%) WAN
2 10 (1.53%) SAN
3 8 (1.23%) LAN
3 8 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.77%) Internet
6 4 (0.61%) BIG-IP
6 4 (0.61%) VLAN
6 4 (0.61%) ATM
6 4 (0.61%) Broadband
7 3 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.46%) Intranet
8 2 (0.31%) 4G
8 2 (0.31%) GPRS
8 2 (0.31%) GSM
8 2 (0.31%) WCDMA
8 2 (0.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.99%) MySQL
5 12 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.23%) Big Data
7 8 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.23%) DB2
8 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.61%) EDRMS
10 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.46%) OLTP
11 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Power View
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.69%) JIRA
2 5 (0.77%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.61%) Selenium
4 3 (0.46%) NetBeans
4 3 (0.46%) Subversion
5 2 (0.31%) JUnit
5 2 (0.31%) Redmine
5 2 (0.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.15%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.15%) JMeter
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.15%) MSTest
6 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
General
1 304 (46.63%) Finance
2 76 (11.66%) Banking
3 58 (8.90%) Retail
4 49 (7.52%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.45%) Marketing
6 15 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 15 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.69%) Billing
9 10 (1.53%) Legal
10 9 (1.38%) Back Office
11 6 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.92%) Law
11 6 (0.92%) Advertising
11 6 (0.92%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.77%) Automotive
12 5 (0.77%) German Language
13 4 (0.61%) French Language
13 4 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 197 (30.21%) Project Manager
2 102 (15.64%) Analyst
3 40 (6.13%) Consultant
3 40 (6.13%) PMO Analyst
4 33 (5.06%) Developer
5 29 (4.45%) Business Analyst
6 28 (4.29%) Programme Manager
7 23 (3.53%) PMO Manager
8 22 (3.37%) Coordinator
8 22 (3.37%) Test Manager
9 21 (3.22%) IT Project Manager
10 20 (3.07%) Senior Manager
11 19 (2.91%) Architect
11 19 (2.91%) Resource Manager
12 17 (2.61%) Team Leader
13 16 (2.45%) Senior Project Manager
13 16 (2.45%) SAP Manager
14 15 (2.30%) Development Team Leader
14 15 (2.30%) Infrastructure Manager
15 14 (2.15%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.20%) .NET
2 24 (3.68%) XML
3 15 (2.30%) HTML
4 13 (1.99%) SOAP
5 12 (1.84%) Web Services
5 12 (1.84%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.38%) SailPoint
7 8 (1.23%) JSP
7 8 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.07%) J2EE
8 7 (1.07%) Ajax
8 7 (1.07%) REST
9 6 (0.92%) SPML
9 6 (0.92%) Servlets
9 6 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.77%) JSON
10 5 (0.77%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.61%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.61%) jQuery
11 4 (0.61%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 12 (1.84%) N-Tier
5 9 (1.38%) DataPower
6 8 (1.23%) PMI
7 7 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.77%) EPoS
8 5 (0.77%) Clustering
9 4 (0.61%) NHS
9 4 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.61%) FMCG
9 4 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.46%) User Experience
10 3 (0.46%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.46%) Video Editing
10 3 (0.46%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.46%) Derivative
10 3 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.52%) Windows
2 28 (4.29%) UNIX
3 21 (3.22%) Linux
4 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.38%) AIX
5 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.92%) Solaris
6 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.46%) CentOS
8 3 (0.46%) SUSE
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (39.72%) Project Management
2 172 (26.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 137 (21.01%) PRINCE2
4 97 (14.88%) Change Management
5 76 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (11.20%) ERP
7 62 (9.51%) Programme Management
8 55 (8.44%) Risk Management
9 52 (7.98%) Project Planning
10 48 (7.36%) ITIL
11 47 (7.21%) Change Control
12 41 (6.29%) Migration
13 39 (5.98%) Business Analysis
14 31 (4.75%) Waterfall
15 30 (4.60%) Mentoring
16 29 (4.45%) Line Management
16 29 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (4.29%) Scrum
18 25 (3.83%) Logistics
18 25 (3.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (11.20%) Java
2 52 (7.98%) SQL
3 16 (2.45%) C#
4 15 (2.30%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.99%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.38%) VB
7 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.23%) C
8 6 (0.92%) BeanShell
9 5 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.61%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.61%) X++
10 4 (0.61%) Perl
11 3 (0.46%) VBA
11 3 (0.46%) R
12 2 (0.31%) C++
12 2 (0.31%) Ruby
12 2 (0.31%) PHP
12 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 58 (8.90%) Degree
2 32 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (3.99%) PMI Certification
5 24 (3.68%) ISEB
6 19 (2.91%) PMP
6 19 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (2.15%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.77%) APMP
13 3 (0.46%) MBA
13 3 (0.46%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.31%) MCSE
14 2 (0.31%) CCNA
14 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.44%) QA
2 9 (1.38%) SLA
3 7 (1.07%) P3O
4 5 (0.77%) FATCA
5 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.46%) COSO
6 3 (0.46%) COBIT
7 2 (0.31%) Basel III
7 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.31%) GxP
7 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.31%) COREP
7 2 (0.31%) FINREP
7 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) GAAP
8 1 (0.15%) BS15000
System Software
1 14 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.61%) vSphere
4 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Samba
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.15%) NFS
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Oozie
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.15%) MIIS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.98%) JD Edwards
3 49 (7.52%) Oracle
4 44 (6.75%) SAP
5 21 (3.22%) IBM
6 15 (2.30%) VMware
7 13 (1.99%) Cisco
7 13 (1.99%) HP
8 12 (1.84%) Ab Initio
9 10 (1.53%) Citrix
10 9 (1.38%) Sun
10 9 (1.38%) Cognos
11 7 (1.07%) Dell
11 7 (1.07%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.92%) Sybase
12 6 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.61%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.61%) CA
13 4 (0.61%) NetApp
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