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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 346 289 281
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -8
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 294 343 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.88% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 221 205
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £10.21 £14.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.07% -66.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.21 £14.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.07% -66.26%

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
42724 38810 38732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.15% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 24127 22614
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1169 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 -70 261 £400 -5.88% 84
London -60 109 £459 +4.31% 31
South East -22 51 £350 -13.84% 15
City of London +5 25 £513 +13.88% 10
North West -6 23 £391 -7.94% 6
Scotland +6 20 £410 +21.48% 5
West Midlands -2 19 £338 -3.57% 10
East of England -14 19 £425 +13.33% 10
South West -19 17 £340 -14.14% 8
Berkshire +4 16 £400 -8.30% 2
Cheshire +13 13 £380 -10.58% 5
Bristol -7 13 £340 -14.57% 2
Glasgow +2 11 £400 +26.98% 1
Hampshire -20 11 £135 -66.25% 1
Yorkshire -24 11 £288 -27.27% 3
West Yorkshire -25 11 £288 -27.27% 2
Hertfordshire -13 10 £425 +13.33%
East Midlands +3 8 £223 -44.37%
Bedfordshire -8 8 £425 -1.16% 1
Reading +12 7 £413 -17.50% 1
Edinburgh -9 7 £475 +18.75% 4
West Sussex +9 6 £350 -24.32% 1
Shropshire +1 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £140 - 3
East Sussex -4 5 £320 -
Manchester -7 5 £413 - 1
Croydon -8 5 £380 -15.55%
Milton Keynes - 5 £150 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £150 - 2
Slough 0 4 £180 -76.00%

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 252 (39.07%) Finance
2 224 (34.73%) Project Management
3 122 (18.91%) PRINCE2
4 121 (18.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (15.04%) Change Management
6 93 (14.42%) Banking
7 75 (11.63%) MS Excel
8 73 (11.32%) SAP
9 71 (11.01%) Microsoft
10 68 (10.54%) Risk Management
10 68 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (10.08%) Project Planning
12 61 (9.46%) Programme Management
12 61 (9.46%) MS Project
12 61 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
13 60 (9.30%) Security Cleared
13 60 (9.30%) MS Office
13 60 (9.30%) ERP
14 59 (9.15%) .NET
15 57 (8.84%) Retail
16 52 (8.06%) Migration
17 51 (7.91%) Java
17 51 (7.91%) Dynamics AX
18 50 (7.75%) PMI Certification
19 49 (7.60%) ITIL
20 48 (7.44%) JD Edwards
20 48 (7.44%) Change Control
21 47 (7.29%) Telecoms
21 47 (7.29%) QA
22 45 (6.98%) Degree

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 41 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.48%) SAS
3 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (0.62%) Lync
4 3 (0.47%) CMS
4 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.47%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.47%) Apache
5 2 (0.31%) Documentum
6 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.16%) TPMS
6 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 75 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 61 (9.46%) MS Project
3 60 (9.30%) MS Office
4 36 (5.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.79%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.40%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.62%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.31%) SPSS
10 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (7.91%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.55%) CA Clarity
3 9 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.62%) SAP EWM
8 3 (0.47%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.31%) SAP MRS
9 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.31%) JDE World
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Force.com
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.41%) 4G
2 16 (2.48%) WAN
3 12 (1.86%) GPRS
4 7 (1.09%) GSM
4 7 (1.09%) Internet
4 7 (1.09%) Firewall
5 6 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.78%) LTE
6 5 (0.78%) InfiniBand
6 5 (0.78%) VPN
6 5 (0.78%) LAN
7 4 (0.62%) 3GPP
7 4 (0.62%) WCDMA
7 4 (0.62%) ATM
7 4 (0.62%) 3G
7 4 (0.62%) VoLTE
7 4 (0.62%) MVNO
7 4 (0.62%) DAB
8 3 (0.47%) SAN
8 3 (0.47%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.40%) Big Data
3 9 (1.40%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.09%) MS Access
5 5 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.62%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.16%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (1.24%) JIRA
2 6 (0.93%) Selenium
3 5 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.16%) Redmine
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) TestLink
4 1 (0.16%) JUnit
4 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.16%) Xcode
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
General
1 252 (39.07%) Finance
2 93 (14.42%) Banking
3 57 (8.84%) Retail
4 47 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.72%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.02%) Billing
8 12 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.86%) Marketing
9 11 (1.71%) Legal
10 6 (0.93%) Advertising
10 6 (0.93%) Back Office
11 5 (0.78%) Electronics
11 5 (0.78%) Automotive
11 5 (0.78%) Law
12 4 (0.62%) Publishing
12 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) Games
13 3 (0.47%) Military
13 3 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 169 (26.20%) Project Manager
2 124 (19.22%) Analyst
3 41 (6.36%) PMO Analyst
4 37 (5.74%) Coordinator
5 31 (4.81%) Architect
6 29 (4.50%) Business Analyst
7 28 (4.34%) Programme Manager
8 27 (4.19%) Developer
9 25 (3.88%) Project Coordinator
10 24 (3.72%) Senior Manager
11 23 (3.57%) Resource Manager
12 21 (3.26%) Senior Project Manager
13 20 (3.10%) Consultant
14 18 (2.79%) PMO Manager
15 17 (2.64%) Support Analyst
16 16 (2.48%) Administrator
17 14 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 14 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
18 13 (2.02%) IT Project Manager
19 12 (1.86%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.15%) .NET
2 17 (2.64%) HTML
3 12 (1.86%) Web Services
3 12 (1.86%) XML
4 9 (1.40%) CSS
5 7 (1.09%) JSON
6 6 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.93%) Middleware
7 5 (0.78%) SOAP
7 5 (0.78%) HTML5
8 4 (0.62%) OAuth
8 4 (0.62%) J2EE
9 3 (0.47%) DHTML
9 3 (0.47%) Ajax
9 3 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.47%) WCF
9 3 (0.47%) jQuery
9 3 (0.47%) CSS3
10 2 (0.31%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.10%) PMI
4 11 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 10 (1.55%) User Experience
6 8 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.93%) NHS
8 5 (0.78%) Statistics
9 4 (0.62%) FMCG
9 4 (0.62%) iPad
10 3 (0.47%) iPhone
10 3 (0.47%) Open Source
10 3 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.31%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.31%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.31%) DTV
11 2 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.72%) Linux
2 18 (2.79%) Windows
3 10 (1.55%) UNIX
4 8 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.93%) Solaris
6 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.62%) Android
8 3 (0.47%) Debian
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) OS/400
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (34.73%) Project Management
2 122 (18.91%) PRINCE2
3 121 (18.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (15.04%) Change Management
5 68 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (10.54%) Risk Management
6 65 (10.08%) Project Planning
7 61 (9.46%) Programme Management
8 60 (9.30%) ERP
9 52 (8.06%) Migration
10 49 (7.60%) ITIL
11 48 (7.44%) Change Control
12 31 (4.81%) Service Delivery
13 29 (4.50%) Quality Management
14 27 (4.19%) Business Analysis
15 25 (3.88%) Portfolio Management
16 24 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (3.57%) Service Management
18 21 (3.26%) Data Management
18 21 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.91%) Java
2 45 (6.98%) SQL
3 26 (4.03%) C
4 9 (1.40%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.40%) VBA
4 9 (1.40%) MATLAB
4 9 (1.40%) R
5 6 (0.93%) C#
5 6 (0.93%) C++
6 3 (0.47%) Python
6 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.47%) ABAP
7 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.31%) VB
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.16%) RPG
8 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.16%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 60 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.75%) PMI Certification
3 45 (6.98%) Degree
4 38 (5.89%) PMP
5 27 (4.19%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.09%) ISEB
8 7 (1.09%) CISSP
9 6 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.93%) APMP
10 4 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.62%) HNC
10 4 (0.62%) CISA
11 3 (0.47%) CISM
11 3 (0.47%) MBA
11 3 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.47%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.29%) QA
2 13 (2.02%) SLA
3 8 (1.24%) P3O
4 5 (0.78%) FINREP
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.47%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) GxP
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) GAMP
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.78%) GPFS
3 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Squid
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.16%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.31%) SCCM
2 2 (0.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.16%) SCSM
3 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 73 (11.32%) SAP
2 71 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.44%) JD Edwards
4 36 (5.58%) Oracle
5 24 (3.72%) Cisco
6 15 (2.33%) IBM
7 14 (2.17%) NEC
8 11 (1.71%) VMware
8 11 (1.71%) Teradata
9 8 (1.24%) JDA
9 8 (1.24%) HP
9 8 (1.24%) EMC
10 7 (1.09%) Citrix
11 5 (0.78%) Siebel
11 5 (0.78%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.78%) Chordiant
12 4 (0.62%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.62%) Primavera
12 4 (0.62%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.47%) TIBCO
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
MILTON KEYNES
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Pro Rata 3 months
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 22 days ago