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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 93 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 32 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 1.16% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 8
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£400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £19.58
% change year-on-year
-37.73% +35.37%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Staffordshire -2 15 £400 +6.66%
Shropshire +1 10 £400 -5.88%
Birmingham -13 4 £238 -17.39%
Coventry +5 3 £260 -20.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 -
Warwickshire - 2 £435 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £250 -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
3 17 (36.17%) .NET
3 17 (36.17%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) Open Source
5 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
5 14 (29.79%) N-Tier
6 12 (25.53%) Project Management
7 11 (23.40%) C#
7 11 (23.40%) Change Management
8 10 (21.28%) Degree
8 10 (21.28%) VB
8 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
8 10 (21.28%) OOP
9 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
9 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
10 6 (12.77%) HSPA
10 6 (12.77%) LTE
10 6 (12.77%) Huawei
10 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
10 6 (12.77%) 2G
10 6 (12.77%) Network Design
10 6 (12.77%) 3G
10 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.77%) Nortel
10 6 (12.77%) Ericsson
10 6 (12.77%) GPRS
10 6 (12.77%) GSM

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HSPA
1 6 (12.77%) LTE
1 6 (12.77%) 2G
1 6 (12.77%) 3G
1 6 (12.77%) GPRS
1 6 (12.77%) GSM
1 6 (12.77%) WCDMA
1 6 (12.77%) 4G
1 6 (12.77%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
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 Development Team Leader
1 14 (29.79%) Software Team Leader
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Team Leader
3 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) PMO Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) WinForms
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
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Open Source
2 14 (29.79%) N-Tier
3 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) PMI
5 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Project Management
2 11 (23.40%) Change Management
3 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
3 10 (21.28%) OOP
4 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.77%) Network Design
5 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Time Management
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) Network Management
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) ERP
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C#
2 10 (21.28%) VB
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
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%) Huawei
2 6 (12.77%) Nortel
2 6 (12.77%) Ericsson
2 6 (12.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) JD Edwards
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%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy