Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 738 691 698
Rank change year-on-year -47 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Resource Allocation 131 181 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 118 108
England median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -0.12%
10th Percentile £280 £250 £213
90th Percentile £700 £595 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
England median hourly rate £49.28 £22.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% -15.89% +48.61%
10th Percentile £46.03 £21.25 £13.58
90th Percentile £52.52 £23.75 £40.53
UK median hourly rate £49.28 £22.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +119.00% -15.89% +48.61%

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 83,301 81,780 81,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.79% 86.06% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,889 55,114 54,414
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,083 1,882 2,266
England median hourly rate £22.22 £25.00 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.14% +9.06% +4.19%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.33% +6.76% +2.27%

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 14 December 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
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 14 December 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 +2 57 £500 -4.76% 6
Midlands -17 22 £375 +3.45% 3
West Midlands -19 18 £450 +20.00% 3
South East -53 18 £375 +15.38% 2
North of England -6 12 £438 +4.17% 1
South West -25 9 £389 +33.51% 1
East of England -9 8 £473 - 1
North East - 6 £400 -
East Midlands +5 4 £375 +21.95%
Yorkshire -13 4 £395 +54.90%
North West -13 3 £663 +29.27% 1
Resource Allocation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 67 (51.15%) Project Management
2 49 (37.40%) Finance
3 39 (29.77%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (24.43%) Risk Management
5 32 (24.43%) PRINCE2
6 29 (22.14%) PMP
6 29 (22.14%) Project Planning
7 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Project
8 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
9 25 (19.08%) PMO
10 24 (18.32%) Degree
10 24 (18.32%) PMI Certification
11 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
14 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Excel
14 20 (15.27%) SharePoint
15 19 (14.50%) Coaching
16 18 (13.74%) SC Cleared
16 18 (13.74%) Telecoms
17 17 (12.98%) Programme Management
18 16 (12.21%) Mentoring
18 16 (12.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 16 (12.21%) Decision-Making
19 15 (11.45%) Computer Science
19 15 (11.45%) Service Delivery
19 15 (11.45%) Change Management
20 14 (10.69%) People Management

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 20 (15.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.29%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (12.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.29%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) 2G
1 2 (1.53%) 3G
1 2 (1.53%) ATM
1 2 (1.53%) Broadband
1 2 (1.53%) Firewall
1 2 (1.53%) LAN
1 2 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (1.53%) RNC
1 2 (1.53%) SAN
1 2 (1.53%) SDH
1 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.53%) WLAN
2 1 (0.76%) SMS
2 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (4.58%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.53%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (1.53%) GIS
3 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.76%) Power BI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 49 (37.40%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.16%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.87%) Marketing
5 6 (4.58%) Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Automotive
6 4 (3.05%) German Language
7 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Legal
8 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (1.53%) Billing
8 2 (1.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.76%) Electronics
9 1 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) Project Manager
2 15 (11.45%) Programme Manager
3 11 (8.40%) Analyst
3 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (8.40%) IT Manager
4 9 (6.87%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (6.11%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (6.11%) Service Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Portfolio Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Portfolio Planner
6 6 (4.58%) Technical Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Technical Services Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Transformation Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Applications Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Applications Project Manager
7 5 (3.82%) IT Trainer
7 5 (3.82%) Trainer
8 4 (3.05%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Middleware
2 3 (2.29%) Velocity
3 2 (1.53%) Spring
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) OAuth
4 1 (0.76%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.76%) OpenID
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.16%) PMI
3 11 (8.40%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.11%) Virtual Team
5 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.29%) User Experience
8 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.53%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Linux
2 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.53%) MVS
2 2 (1.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.15%) Project Management
2 39 (29.77%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (24.43%) PRINCE2
4 32 (24.43%) Risk Management
5 29 (22.14%) Project Planning
6 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (14.50%) Coaching
9 17 (12.98%) Programme Management
10 16 (12.21%) Decision-Making
10 16 (12.21%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.45%) Change Management
11 15 (11.45%) Computer Science
11 15 (11.45%) Service Delivery
12 14 (10.69%) People Management
13 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
14 12 (9.16%) Customer Requirements
14 12 (9.16%) ITIL
15 11 (8.40%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) Java
2 4 (3.05%) SQL
3 3 (2.29%) C
4 2 (1.53%) VB
4 2 (1.53%) VBA
5 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (22.14%) PMP
2 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
3 24 (18.32%) Degree
3 24 (18.32%) PMI Certification
4 18 (13.74%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.40%) Master's Degree
6 6 (4.58%) APMP
6 6 (4.58%) ISEB
6 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.53%) CCNA
9 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.53%) MCSE
9 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.08%) PMO
2 13 (9.92%) SLA
3 4 (3.05%) QA
4 3 (2.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.34%) TIBCO
3 5 (3.82%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.29%) NEC
4 3 (2.29%) Niku
4 3 (2.29%) Zoho
5 2 (1.53%) hybris
5 2 (1.53%) Remedy
5 2 (1.53%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.76%) Progress
6 1 (0.76%) Tableau