The table below looks at the statistics for the Resource Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Manager
Rank 575 589 522
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Resource Manager 19 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.020% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.022% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 18
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£388 £330 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £330 £391
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.29

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Resource Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Resource Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Resource Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Resource Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Resource Manager within the UK.

Resource Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Resource Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Resource Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Resource Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Resource Manager within the UK.

Resource Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Resource Manager
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +8 18 £394 +19.31% 2
South East 0 11 £388 +6.16% 1
Oxfordshire -17 5 £400 +8.47%
North West - 4 £450 -
Hampshire - 4 £388 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £450 -
Liverpool - 3 £450 -
Southampton - 3 £388 -
London +4 2 £325 +18.18%
Oxford -13 2 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £150 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £150 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Resource Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Resource Manager in their job title 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 with Resource Manager in their job title.

1 24 (58.54%) Resource Management
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) Operations Management
3 9 (21.95%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (19.51%) WFM
4 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (19.51%) Data Management
4 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
5 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
6 5 (12.20%) Verint
7 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
7 4 (9.76%) Line Management
7 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Banking
7 4 (9.76%) Legal
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
8 3 (7.32%) Marketing
9 2 (4.88%) Planview
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
9 2 (4.88%) SAP
9 2 (4.88%) Retail
9 2 (4.88%) Electronics
9 2 (4.88%) Advertising

Resource Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Resource Manager in their job title 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 with Resource Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Changepoint
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Resource Management
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) Operations Management
3 9 (21.95%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (19.51%) WFM
4 8 (19.51%) Data Management
4 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Line Management
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Verint
2 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.88%) Planview
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy