The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 97 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 21 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.50% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.75% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 1
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£353 £363 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -38.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1779 1330 1528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.61% 66.80% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 673 735
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 58 70
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Resource Management
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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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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
Birmingham +3 10 £256 -33.44%
Staffordshire - 7 £375 -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) .NET
4 12 (27.91%) Change Management
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.93%) Project Management
6 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
7 7 (16.28%) SAP
7 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.95%) MS Office
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.95%) SQL
9 5 (11.63%) Open Workbench
9 5 (11.63%) Banking
10 4 (9.30%) Retail
10 4 (9.30%) Degree
10 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
10 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.30%) PMP
10 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
11 3 (6.98%) PMI
11 3 (6.98%) Workflow
11 3 (6.98%) ERP
11 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
11 3 (6.98%) MS Project
11 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (6.98%) CA Clarity
11 3 (6.98%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
3 5 (11.63%) Open Workbench
4 3 (6.98%) MS Project
4 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) CA Clarity
2 2 (4.65%) SAP cProjects
2 2 (4.65%) SAP MRS
2 2 (4.65%) SAP EWM
2 2 (4.65%) SAP PLM
2 2 (4.65%) SAP SD
2 2 (4.65%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP PS
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Grunt
1 1 (2.33%) RubyGems
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Team Leader
2 9 (20.93%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (13.95%) Software Development Team Leader
3 6 (13.95%) Software Team Leader
4 5 (11.63%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Assistant
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Support Assistant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) WCF
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) SVG
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.33%) Symfony
3 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) Sinatra
3 1 (2.33%) WebGL
3 1 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.98%) PMI
2 3 (6.98%) Open Source
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Fedora
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Change Management
2 9 (20.93%) Project Management
2 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 3 (6.98%) ERP
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.65%) PLM
6 2 (4.65%) Logistics
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Process Management
7 1 (2.33%) MVC
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) PMP
1 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
1 3 (6.98%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Primavera
3 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Avaya
3 1 (2.33%) Siebel
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle