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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Management
Rank 117 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 11 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.72% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -12 5 - -
Worcestershire - 3 £363 - 1
Birmingham -3 1 £400 -5.88%
Coventry -7 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
3 12 (37.50%) Change Management
4 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Open Workbench
5 7 (21.88%) Line Management
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 6 (18.75%) MS Office
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) Retail
8 4 (12.50%) QA
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 4 (12.50%) ERP
8 4 (12.50%) JD Edwards
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
10 2 (6.25%) MS Project
10 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (6.25%) Marketing
10 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.25%) Project Governance
10 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) Change Control
10 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
10 2 (6.25%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) Open Workbench
3 6 (18.75%) MS Office
4 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DMZ
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) HBase
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
2 1 (3.13%) HP Superdome
2 1 (3.13%) Informatics
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) HPUX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
2 12 (37.50%) Change Management
3 7 (21.88%) Line Management
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) ERP
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
1 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) CCVP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PhD
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Pega
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) TARGIT
4 1 (3.13%) VMware