Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 683 668 680
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 -60
Contract jobs citing Resource Allocation 160 149 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 100 128
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £280 £213 £230
90th Percentile £590 £615 £708
UK median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +1.59% +5.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
England median hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.55% -38.89% -62.28%
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +104.55% -38.89% -62.28%

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 79,186 74,761 81,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.02% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,339 49,856 53,987
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,905 2,046 2,405
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -29 71 £525 +23.53% 12
South East -11 40 £325 -31.58% 15
Midlands +18 21 £363 -3.33% 5
North of England +20 11 £400 +6.67% 8
East Midlands +9 11 £323 -22.75% 4
West Midlands +5 10 £375 - 1
South West 0 8 £291 +2.11%
East of England -5 6 - - 2
Yorkshire -5 5 £400 +1.59% 2
North West -10 5 £400 +14.29% 4
North East - 1 - - 2
Resource Allocation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 57 (35.63%) Project Management
2 52 (32.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 50 (31.25%) Finance
4 47 (29.38%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (24.38%) Degree
6 36 (22.50%) Project Planning
6 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (21.88%) PRINCE2
8 34 (21.25%) PMI Certification
8 34 (21.25%) Change Management
9 33 (20.63%) PMP
10 30 (18.75%) PMI
11 29 (18.13%) Manufacturing
12 27 (16.88%) Computer Science
13 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
14 25 (15.63%) Master's Degree
15 21 (13.13%) QA
16 20 (12.50%) Risk Management
17 18 (11.25%) Telecoms
18 17 (10.63%) PMO
19 16 (10.00%) Security Cleared
20 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
21 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
21 13 (8.13%) Programme Management
21 13 (8.13%) SC Cleared
22 12 (7.50%) Manufacturing Engineering
22 12 (7.50%) Banking
22 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
23 10 (6.25%) SharePoint

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 10 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) Confluence
3 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.25%) JBoss
3 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.63%) Primavera
1 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.63%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.63%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Trello
2 5 (3.13%) Office 365
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.25%) Google Play
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) SMS
2 3 (1.88%) DNS
2 3 (1.88%) LAN
2 3 (1.88%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.88%) WAN
3 2 (1.25%) DHCP
3 2 (1.25%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) NAS
3 2 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.63%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) GIS
1 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) Big Data
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.25%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.25%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.63%) HBase
3 1 (0.63%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) JIRA
2 8 (5.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (1.25%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (31.25%) Finance
2 29 (18.13%) Manufacturing
3 18 (11.25%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.50%) Banking
5 5 (3.13%) Automotive
5 5 (3.13%) Retail
6 4 (2.50%) Marketing
7 3 (1.88%) Back Office
8 2 (1.25%) Games
8 2 (1.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (47.50%) Project Manager
2 15 (9.38%) IT Manager
3 9 (5.63%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (5.00%) QA Manager
4 8 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 7 (4.38%) Coordinator
5 7 (4.38%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (3.75%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (3.75%) Senior Manager
6 6 (3.75%) Software Project Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Administrator
7 5 (3.13%) Analyst
7 5 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (2.50%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (2.50%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (2.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) Web Services
2 3 (1.88%) Middleware
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.25%) OAuth
3 2 (1.25%) OAuth2
3 2 (1.25%) OpenID
3 2 (1.25%) XACML
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) Kafka
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.38%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (18.75%) PMI
3 27 (16.88%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.38%) User Experience
6 6 (3.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.25%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.63%) Handset
8 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.75%) Linux
2 5 (3.13%) Windows
3 3 (1.88%) Solaris
3 3 (1.88%) Unix
3 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.25%) Android
4 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.63%) HPUX
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.63%) Project Management
2 52 (32.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 36 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.50%) Project Planning
4 35 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 34 (21.25%) Change Management
6 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 20 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.13%) Programme Management
10 12 (7.50%) Manufacturing Engineering
11 10 (6.25%) Analytics
11 10 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.25%) System Testing
11 10 (6.25%) Time Management
12 9 (5.63%) Migration
12 9 (5.63%) Resource Management
12 9 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (5.00%) ITIL
13 8 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.00%) C
2 4 (2.50%) Java
2 4 (2.50%) SQL
3 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) Scala
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (24.38%) Degree
2 34 (21.25%) PMI Certification
3 33 (20.63%) PMP
4 25 (15.63%) Master's Degree
5 16 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.63%) ISEB
8 8 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (3.13%) APMP
11 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.88%) MCSE
13 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.63%) ACCA
14 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.63%) MCITP
14 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.13%) QA
2 17 (10.63%) PMO
3 6 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.13%) GDPR
4 5 (3.13%) SLA
5 2 (1.25%) MiFID
5 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.88%) vSphere
3 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.63%) HDFS
4 1 (0.63%) NFS
4 1 (0.63%) Samba
4 1 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.25%) SCCM
1 2 (1.25%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.63%) Ambari
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.63%) Control-M
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Remedy
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle
3 8 (5.00%) SAP
4 4 (2.50%) Google
5 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco
5 3 (1.88%) HP
5 3 (1.88%) Symantec
5 3 (1.88%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.88%) VMware
6 2 (1.25%) Dell
6 2 (1.25%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.25%) hybris
6 2 (1.25%) Planview
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) Capita
7 1 (0.63%) Mitel
7 1 (0.63%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.63%) Workday