The table below looks at the statistics for Resource Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 98 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 20 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.09% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 9
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £21.00
Resource Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1734 1795 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.32% 75.48% 67.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 939 592
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 141 60
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.52% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Resource Management across the West Midlands region.

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Resource Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Resource Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Resource Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management across the West Midlands region.

Resource Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Resource Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Shropshire 0 6 £400 -3.61% 2
Staffordshire -9 6 £400 +6.66%
Warwickshire - 6 £400 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £316 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 -
Birmingham -11 1 - - 3
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Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 15 (31.91%) Open Source
5 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
5 14 (29.79%) N-Tier
6 13 (27.66%) Finance
7 11 (23.40%) C#
8 10 (21.28%) VB
8 10 (21.28%) OOP
9 9 (19.15%) Project Management
9 9 (19.15%) Degree
10 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
10 8 (17.02%) Migration
10 8 (17.02%) Change Management
11 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
11 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.89%) Retail
12 6 (12.77%) Network Design
12 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
12 6 (12.77%) 2G
12 6 (12.77%) Huawei
12 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
12 6 (12.77%) HSPA
12 6 (12.77%) LTE
12 6 (12.77%) GPRS
12 6 (12.77%) GSM
12 6 (12.77%) WCDMA

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Open Workbench
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) GPRS
1 6 (12.77%) GSM
1 6 (12.77%) WCDMA
1 6 (12.77%) HSPA
1 6 (12.77%) LTE
1 6 (12.77%) 4G
1 6 (12.77%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (12.77%) 3G
1 6 (12.77%) 2G
2 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Retail
3 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Team Leader
1 14 (29.79%) Development Team Leader
1 14 (29.79%) Software Team Leader
1 14 (29.79%) Software Development Team Leader
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Server Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) WinForms
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) N-Tier
2 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) EPoS
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
4 2 (4.26%) PMI
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Open Source
2 10 (21.28%) OOP
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 8 (17.02%) Change Management
4 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
6 6 (12.77%) Network Design
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
6 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.51%) Time Management
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.51%) ERP
9 3 (6.38%) ITIL
9 3 (6.38%) Service Management
9 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C#
2 10 (21.28%) VB
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (6.38%) MCITP
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) MCSE
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) Terminal Server
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Nortel
2 6 (12.77%) Ericsson
2 6 (12.77%) Huawei
2 6 (12.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (8.51%) JD Edwards
3 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) Mapinfo
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica