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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 320 307 327
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 352 351 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.84% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 226 189
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.78 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.16 - £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 - £27.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.78 - £15.25

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
44265 41665 38267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.74% 76.13% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28672 25746 23202
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1180 1104
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 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 3 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 -9 316 £411 +6.56% 87
London +9 144 £475 +11.76% 34
South East -24 64 £420 +14.28% 13
Scotland -1 27 £450 +63.63% 3
Berkshire +2 22 £400 -1.23% 6
City of London -16 22 £550 +29.41% 7
West Midlands +5 21 £400 +13.47% 2
South West -2 20 £375 +7.14% 8
East of England -5 20 £400 -5.88% 10
North West -16 19 £400 +6.66% 9
Yorkshire -23 19 £325 -17.92% 8
Edinburgh +8 16 £400 +68.42% 1
Surrey +7 15 £415 +27.55% 1
Bristol +3 13 £356 -13.69% 4
West Yorkshire -25 13 £325 -18.23% 8
Hampshire -6 12 £450 +20.00% 3
Manchester -2 10 £413 -7.35% 3
Leeds -21 10 £325 -21.21% 8
Reading 0 9 £807 +101.75% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £365 -8.75%
Warwickshire - 8 £400 - 1
Shropshire -2 7 £600 +30.43%
South Coast +3 6 - -
Glasgow -9 6 £382 +9.00% 2
Cheshire -13 6 £375 - 6
Oxfordshire -17 6 £400 -
Cambridge -1 5 £365 -8.75%
Wiltshire -4 5 £360 +2.85% 1
Telford -5 5 £638 +38.58%
Paddington -7 5 £575 -

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 320 (46.11%) Finance
2 281 (40.49%) Project Management
3 168 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 150 (21.61%) PRINCE2
5 110 (15.85%) Microsoft
6 104 (14.99%) MS Excel
7 90 (12.97%) Change Management
8 88 (12.68%) Banking
9 85 (12.25%) .NET
10 81 (11.67%) ERP
11 80 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (11.24%) Java
13 73 (10.52%) Retail
14 70 (10.09%) Programme Management
15 69 (9.94%) Degree
15 69 (9.94%) MS Project
16 68 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
17 67 (9.65%) MS Office
18 65 (9.37%) Risk Management
19 64 (9.22%) Dynamics AX
20 63 (9.08%) Project Planning
21 61 (8.79%) Telecoms
22 59 (8.50%) SQL
23 58 (8.36%) Oracle
23 58 (8.36%) JD Edwards
24 56 (8.07%) SQL Server
25 54 (7.78%) SAP
26 53 (7.64%) ITIL
26 53 (7.64%) SharePoint
26 53 (7.64%) Change Control

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 53 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.15%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.15%) Lync
3 6 (0.86%) SAS
3 6 (0.86%) IIS
4 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.58%) Apache
5 4 (0.58%) Confluence
6 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.29%) Node.js
7 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) Documentum
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 104 (14.99%) MS Excel
2 69 (9.94%) MS Project
3 67 (9.65%) MS Office
4 38 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.15%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.58%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.29%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 64 (9.22%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.58%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.58%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.58%) SAP PS
6 4 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.58%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.29%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.87%) SaaS
2 10 (1.44%) Office 365
3 6 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.86%) Yammer
4 3 (0.43%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.14%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.73%) 3G
1 12 (1.73%) LTE
1 12 (1.73%) 4G
1 12 (1.73%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (1.59%) 2G
2 11 (1.59%) GPRS
2 11 (1.59%) HSPA
3 10 (1.44%) GSM
3 10 (1.44%) WCDMA
3 10 (1.44%) Firewall
4 9 (1.30%) SAN
4 9 (1.30%) LDAP
4 9 (1.30%) WAN
5 8 (1.15%) LAN
6 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.72%) Internet
7 5 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.58%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.58%) VLAN
8 4 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.73%) MySQL
4 12 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.44%) DB2
7 8 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.01%) Big Data
8 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.43%) OLTP
12 3 (0.43%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.43%) MS Access
12 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 13 (1.87%) JIRA
2 7 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.86%) Selenium
4 5 (0.72%) Subversion
5 4 (0.58%) JUnit
5 4 (0.58%) Redmine
6 3 (0.43%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.29%) NUnit
8 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.14%) JMeter
8 1 (0.14%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.14%) SilkCentral
8 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.14%) MSTest
8 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
General
1 320 (46.11%) Finance
2 88 (12.68%) Banking
3 73 (10.52%) Retail
4 61 (8.79%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.46%) Marketing
6 21 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.88%) Retail Banking
8 14 (2.02%) Billing
8 14 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.44%) Publishing
9 10 (1.44%) Back Office
9 10 (1.44%) Legal
10 7 (1.01%) Electronics
11 6 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.86%) Local Government
11 6 (0.86%) German Language
12 5 (0.72%) Automotive
12 5 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.58%) Advertising
13 4 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 198 (28.53%) Project Manager
2 104 (14.99%) Analyst
3 48 (6.92%) Consultant
4 45 (6.48%) PMO Analyst
5 39 (5.62%) Developer
6 32 (4.61%) Programme Manager
7 29 (4.18%) Business Analyst
8 23 (3.31%) Coordinator
8 23 (3.31%) Test Manager
9 21 (3.03%) PMO Manager
10 19 (2.74%) Senior Manager
11 18 (2.59%) Architect
11 18 (2.59%) IT Project Manager
11 18 (2.59%) Resource Manager
12 17 (2.45%) Team Leader
12 17 (2.45%) SAP Manager
13 16 (2.31%) Development Team Leader
14 15 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
14 15 (2.16%) Software Development Team Leader
14 15 (2.16%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.25%) .NET
2 30 (4.32%) XML
3 20 (2.88%) HTML
4 18 (2.59%) Web Services
5 16 (2.31%) .NET Framework
6 14 (2.02%) SOAP
7 11 (1.59%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.44%) Ajax
9 9 (1.30%) JSP
9 9 (1.30%) REST
10 8 (1.15%) SailPoint
10 8 (1.15%) J2EE
11 7 (1.01%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.01%) JSON
12 6 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (0.86%) CSS
12 6 (0.86%) XSL
13 5 (0.72%) Servlets
13 5 (0.72%) jQuery
13 5 (0.72%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.16%) N-Tier
5 9 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 6 (0.86%) DataPower
6 6 (0.86%) PMI
7 5 (0.72%) EPoS
7 5 (0.72%) NHS
7 5 (0.72%) DTV
7 5 (0.72%) Clustering
8 4 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.58%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.58%) FMCG
8 4 (0.58%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.43%) Life Science
9 3 (0.43%) Derivative
9 3 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (6.63%) Windows
2 27 (3.89%) UNIX
3 20 (2.88%) Linux
4 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.01%) AIX
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.72%) Solaris
7 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.43%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) SUSE
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.14%) Android
10 1 (0.14%) VMS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (40.49%) Project Management
2 168 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 150 (21.61%) PRINCE2
4 90 (12.97%) Change Management
5 81 (11.67%) ERP
6 80 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (10.09%) Programme Management
8 65 (9.37%) Risk Management
9 63 (9.08%) Project Planning
10 53 (7.64%) ITIL
10 53 (7.64%) Change Control
11 47 (6.77%) Migration
12 41 (5.91%) Business Analysis
13 37 (5.33%) Line Management
14 34 (4.90%) Scrum
15 30 (4.32%) Service Delivery
15 30 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (4.32%) Mentoring
15 30 (4.32%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 78 (11.24%) Java
2 59 (8.50%) SQL
3 18 (2.59%) C#
4 14 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.87%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.87%) C
6 11 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.59%) VB
7 5 (0.72%) BeanShell
8 4 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.58%) X++
8 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.58%) Apex Code
8 4 (0.58%) Perl
8 4 (0.58%) VBA
9 3 (0.43%) Korn
9 3 (0.43%) R
10 2 (0.29%) Ruby
10 2 (0.29%) C++
10 2 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (9.94%) Degree
2 35 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.46%) ISEB
4 23 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 23 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.59%) PMP
6 14 (2.02%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.86%) MBA
10 6 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.43%) APMP
12 3 (0.43%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.29%) MCSE
13 2 (0.29%) MCITP
13 2 (0.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.06%) QA
2 8 (1.15%) SLA
2 8 (1.15%) P3O
3 4 (0.58%) FATCA
3 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) COSO
4 3 (0.43%) COBIT
4 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.29%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.29%) COREP
5 2 (0.29%) FINREP
5 2 (0.29%) Basel III
5 2 (0.29%) GxP
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) GAAP
6 1 (0.14%) BS15000
6 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.58%) vSphere
4 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
5 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) Samba
6 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.14%) Oozie
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) MIIS
3 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.36%) Oracle
2 58 (8.36%) JD Edwards
3 54 (7.78%) SAP
4 19 (2.74%) IBM
5 14 (2.02%) VMware
6 12 (1.73%) Ab Initio
6 12 (1.73%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.73%) HP
7 11 (1.59%) Citrix
7 11 (1.59%) Cisco
7 11 (1.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 10 (1.44%) Huawei
8 10 (1.44%) Cognos
8 10 (1.44%) Nortel
8 10 (1.44%) Ericsson
9 8 (1.15%) Sun
10 6 (0.86%) Dell
11 5 (0.72%) Sybase
11 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £630 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Your Housing Group
Rate: From £33,600 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £380 - £413 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + all inclusive day rate
Posted: 27 days ago