Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Resource Allocation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Resource Allocation over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Resource Allocation
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 649 719
Rank change year-on-year -77 +70 -63
Contract jobs citing Resource Allocation 134 189 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 134 112
England median daily rate £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £280 £250 £251
90th Percentile £598 £571 £580
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £28.02 - £28.00
10th Percentile £21.40 - £15.60
90th Percentile £33.72 - £40.80
UK median hourly rate £28.02 - £28.00

Resource Allocation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,040 77,475 83,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.23% 85.79% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,104 51,526 55,896
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,197 1,887 2,131
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -14.38% +5.10% +4.22%

Resource Allocation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Resource Allocation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Resource Allocation in England

Resource Allocation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Resource Allocation in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Allocation in England

Resource Allocation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Allocation in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Resource Allocation in England

Resource Allocation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Allocation in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Allocation in England

Resource Allocation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Allocation in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Resource Allocation in England

Resource Allocation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Allocation within the England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 51 £493 - 14
South East -56 35 £370 +16.54% 7
Midlands -12 19 £438 -7.89% 5
North of England -21 12 £375 +10.29% 5
West Midlands -23 12 £375 -21.05% 4
South West -13 8 £389 +41.53% 3
East Midlands - 7 £500 - 1
East of England -11 6 £575 +15.00% 7
North East - 6 £400 - 1
North West -33 4 £400 +17.65% 3
Yorkshire -23 3 £370 +15.63% 1
Resource Allocation
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Resource Allocation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Resource Allocation.

1 56 (41.79%) Project Management
2 45 (33.58%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (30.60%) Project Planning
5 35 (26.12%) Finance
6 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (24.63%) PMP
7 33 (24.63%) Security Cleared
8 30 (22.39%) Risk Management
8 30 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (20.90%) Degree
10 27 (20.15%) PMI Certification
11 26 (19.40%) PRINCE2
11 26 (19.40%) Coaching
12 25 (18.66%) Mentoring
13 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
14 23 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (16.42%) SharePoint
16 20 (14.93%) People Management
17 19 (14.18%) SLA
17 19 (14.18%) Service Delivery
18 18 (13.43%) Performance Management
18 18 (13.43%) Decision-Making
19 16 (11.94%) Computer Science
19 16 (11.94%) Change Management
19 16 (11.94%) Migration
19 16 (11.94%) PMI
20 14 (10.45%) Telecoms
20 14 (10.45%) QA
20 14 (10.45%) Matrix Organization

Resource Allocation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Firewall
2 4 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (1.49%) LAN
3 2 (1.49%) SAN
3 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.49%) WLAN
4 1 (0.75%) 2G
4 1 (0.75%) 3G
4 1 (0.75%) ATM
4 1 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.75%) RNC
4 1 (0.75%) SMS
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.49%) SAP BW
1 2 (1.49%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.75%) Big Data
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) JIRA
2 6 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.48%) Maven
2 6 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (4.48%) Subversion
General
1 35 (26.12%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.70%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.46%) Banking
5 7 (5.22%) Legal
5 7 (5.22%) Marketing
6 4 (2.99%) Front Office
6 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.75%) Automotive
9 1 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.75%) German Language
9 1 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (41.79%) Project Manager
2 12 (8.96%) Technical Manager
3 11 (8.21%) Analyst
3 11 (8.21%) IT Manager
4 10 (7.46%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (6.72%) Technical Services Manager
6 8 (5.97%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (5.97%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.22%) Applications Manager
7 7 (5.22%) Applications Project Manager
7 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Scrum Master
9 5 (3.73%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Data Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Marketing Manager
10 4 (2.99%) Migration Project Manager
10 4 (2.99%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) Middleware
2 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 2 (1.49%) Spring
3 2 (1.49%) Velocity
4 1 (0.75%) .NET
4 1 (0.75%) OAuth
4 1 (0.75%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.75%) OpenID
4 1 (0.75%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.94%) PMI
3 7 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.48%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.48%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Derivative
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.99%) Linux
2 3 (2.24%) Windows
3 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.49%) MVS
3 2 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.79%) Project Management
2 45 (33.58%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (30.60%) Project Planning
5 30 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (22.39%) Risk Management
6 26 (19.40%) Coaching
6 26 (19.40%) PRINCE2
7 25 (18.66%) Mentoring
8 23 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (14.93%) People Management
10 19 (14.18%) Service Delivery
11 18 (13.43%) Decision-Making
11 18 (13.43%) Performance Management
12 16 (11.94%) Change Management
12 16 (11.94%) Migration
13 14 (10.45%) Matrix Organization
14 13 (9.70%) Scrum
15 12 (8.96%) SOA
16 10 (7.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) Java
2 5 (3.73%) C
3 4 (2.99%) SQL
4 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) ABAP
5 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (24.63%) PMP
1 33 (24.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.90%) Degree
3 27 (20.15%) PMI Certification
4 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.70%) Master's Degree
6 5 (3.73%) APMP
6 5 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.99%) CISA
7 4 (2.99%) CISSP
7 4 (2.99%) GIAC
7 4 (2.99%) SANS
8 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CCNA
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.49%) MCSE
9 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) SLA
2 14 (10.45%) QA
3 12 (8.96%) PMO
4 8 (5.97%) GDPR
5 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) MOM
1 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
1 9 (6.72%) TIBCO
2 6 (4.48%) Fujitsu
3 3 (2.24%) Apigee
3 3 (2.24%) Zoho
4 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.49%) NEC
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) SAP
4 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau