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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Management
Rank 101 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 19 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.62% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.21% -29.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £122 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.61% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.21 £10.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-2.76% -74.69%
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
1757 1456 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.61% 69.00% 68.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 787 816
Average daily rate £375 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 57 103
Average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 September 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 September 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 +2 6 £218 -51.66% 2
Shropshire -1 6 £500 -
Warwickshire -5 4 £140 +100.00% 1
Staffordshire -3 1 £450 +125.00%
Coventry - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Change Management
4 13 (28.26%) .NET
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 9 (19.57%) Project Management
7 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.04%) MS Office
9 6 (13.04%) CA Clarity
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
10 5 (10.87%) Banking
10 5 (10.87%) Retail
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
11 4 (8.70%) PMP
11 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
11 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
11 4 (8.70%) Degree
11 4 (8.70%) QA
12 3 (6.52%) Open Workbench
12 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
12 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
12 3 (6.52%) P3O
12 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) Open Workbench
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) CA Clarity
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Team Leader
1 9 (19.57%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Software Development Team Leader
4 6 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (10.87%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) PMO Assistant
7 3 (6.52%) Storage Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Planning Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Vendor Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.52%) PMI
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Change Management
2 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
2 9 (19.57%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.87%) Workflow
4 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.17%) ERP
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.17%) BPR
8 1 (2.17%) Service Management
8 1 (2.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) PMP
1 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) SRDF
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) EMC
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Siebel
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Avaya
3 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.17%) Primavera