The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Resource Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Resource Management
England / North West
Rank 120 146 123
Rank change year-on-year +26 -23  
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 10 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.34% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.41% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Median daily rate £405 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £348 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £635 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £417 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £13.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +53.07% +18.18%  

Resource Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2141 3145 2764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.27% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1906 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 124 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Resource Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Resource Management in the North West

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Resource Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Management in the North West

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Management in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Resource Management in the North West

Resource Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Management in the North West

Resource Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 6 £405 -5.81%
Cheshire +32 4 £108 -73.12%
Resource Management
England

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Resource Management.

1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Change Management
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) Banking
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) PMO
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
7 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) MS Office
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) IaaS
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) SaaS
7 4 (15.38%) PaaS
7 4 (15.38%) Data Management
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 4 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (15.38%) Problem Management

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) IaaS
1 4 (15.38%) PaaS
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Log4j
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Web Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Resource Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) WSDL
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSL
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) DevOps
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Data Management
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) High Availability
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
7 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) PMO
2 3 (11.54%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Remedy
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Intel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas