Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 659 670
Rank change year-on-year -40 +11 -96
Contract jobs citing Resource Allocation 153 155 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 107 150
England median daily rate £420 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £289 £160 £206
90th Percentile £590 £530 £575
UK median daily rate £420 £355 £400
% change year-on-year +18.31% -11.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
England median hourly rate £28.02 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.77% +14.81% -57.06%
10th Percentile £21.40 £13.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £33.72 £17.25 £17.25
UK median hourly rate £28.02 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +80.77% +14.81% -57.06%

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 79,090 71,350 81,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.79% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,510 47,088 54,574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,096 1,886 2,105
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.62 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.45
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% +1.24% +19.05%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -62 53 £469 +7.45% 29
South East -8 50 £350 -15.66% 9
North of England -22 15 £400 +17.65% 7
Midlands -10 14 £375 +36.36%
South West +2 12 £291 +6.01% 4
East Midlands +9 10 £433 +105.95%
North West -25 9 £400 +18.52% 4
East of England +3 5 £325 -34.18% 1
Yorkshire -12 5 £400 +1.59% 1
West Midlands -23 4 £375 +36.36%
North East - 1 - - 2
Resource Allocation
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 62 (40.52%) Project Management
2 51 (33.33%) Finance
3 49 (32.03%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 48 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (26.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (25.49%) Change Management
7 38 (24.84%) Project Planning
8 36 (23.53%) PRINCE2
9 34 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (17.65%) PMP
12 25 (16.34%) Security Cleared
13 24 (15.69%) PMI Certification
14 23 (15.03%) Risk Management
14 23 (15.03%) Decision-Making
15 21 (13.73%) PMO
16 20 (13.07%) Degree
17 19 (12.42%) Migration
17 19 (12.42%) SC Cleared
18 18 (11.76%) Mentoring
18 18 (11.76%) QA
19 16 (10.46%) Manufacturing
20 15 (9.80%) PMI
20 15 (9.80%) JIRA
20 15 (9.80%) Commercial Awareness
21 14 (9.15%) Management Information System
21 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
21 14 (9.15%) SharePoint
22 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
22 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Project

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 14 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) Confluence
3 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.65%) Primavera
2 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.65%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.65%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.92%) Trello
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.96%) Office 365
4 2 (1.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (3.27%) Firewall
2 5 (3.27%) Network Security
3 3 (1.96%) SMS
3 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.31%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.31%) SSH
4 2 (1.31%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) NAS
5 1 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.96%) SAP BW
1 3 (1.96%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.65%) QlikView
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.31%) Maven
2 2 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
General
1 51 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.19%) Banking
4 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Front Office
6 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 66 (43.14%) Project Manager
2 13 (8.50%) Analyst
2 13 (8.50%) IT Manager
3 11 (7.19%) Service Manager
4 9 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (5.23%) Technical Manager
6 7 (4.58%) Coordinator
6 7 (4.58%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.92%) PMO Lead
7 6 (3.92%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Data Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Operations Team Leader
8 5 (3.27%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.27%) SAP Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Software Project Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Applications Project Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) Web Services
2 4 (2.61%) Middleware
3 3 (1.96%) OAuth
3 3 (1.96%) OAuth2
3 3 (1.96%) OpenID
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.96%) XACML
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.80%) PMI
3 14 (9.15%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.92%) User Experience
6 4 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.31%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.31%) Derivative
7 2 (1.31%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.58%) Linux
2 3 (1.96%) Solaris
2 3 (1.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.31%) AIX
3 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (1.31%) Unix
3 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.52%) Project Management
2 49 (32.03%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 41 (26.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (25.49%) Change Management
5 38 (24.84%) Project Planning
6 36 (23.53%) PRINCE2
7 34 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (15.03%) Decision-Making
9 23 (15.03%) Risk Management
10 19 (12.42%) Migration
11 18 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 15 (9.80%) Commercial Awareness
13 13 (8.50%) Resource Management
14 12 (7.84%) Programme Management
14 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (7.84%) Time Management
15 11 (7.19%) Coaching
15 11 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (6.54%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.27%) C
2 4 (2.61%) Java
2 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
2 4 (2.61%) SQL
3 1 (0.65%) ABAP
3 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (17.65%) PMP
2 25 (16.34%) Security Cleared
3 24 (15.69%) PMI Certification
4 20 (13.07%) Degree
5 19 (12.42%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.84%) Master's Degree
7 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (3.27%) CISA
8 5 (3.27%) CISSP
8 5 (3.27%) GIAC
8 5 (3.27%) SANS
9 3 (1.96%) APMP
9 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.96%) ISEB
9 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.73%) PMO
2 18 (11.76%) QA
3 8 (5.23%) GDPR
3 8 (5.23%) SLA
4 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.65%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) MOM
1 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
1 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.19%) SAP
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle
4 6 (3.92%) Remedy
5 4 (2.61%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.61%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.96%) Ping Identity
6 3 (1.96%) Twobo
7 2 (1.31%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.31%) Niku
7 2 (1.31%) Planview
8 1 (0.65%) Capita
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) Dell
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec
8 1 (0.65%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.65%) VMware