Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 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 Management
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 192 200
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 -18
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 38 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 18
North West median daily rate £575 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £324 £147
90th Percentile £667 £560 £479
England median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £24.56 - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year -16.28% -35.92% +81.55%

Resource Management 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,460 5,215 6,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.11% 84.52% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,893 3,381 4,170
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 155 271
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.75 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.63% -22.18% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.33 £52.48 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Resource Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 January 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
Manchester +7 18 £475 +17.28% 3
Cheshire +7 11 £622 +35.22% 4
Lancashire +12 6 £575 +4.55% 1
Merseyside +8 1 £600 +55.84%
Resource Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (42.11%) ITIL
3 15 (39.47%) Project Management
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 11 (28.95%) PaaS
5 11 (28.95%) SFIA
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
7 9 (23.68%) Data Management
8 8 (21.05%) Network Design
8 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
8 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
8 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (21.05%) Open Source
8 8 (21.05%) SaaS
9 7 (18.42%) IaaS
9 7 (18.42%) PMO
9 7 (18.42%) CCNP
9 7 (18.42%) CCDP
9 7 (18.42%) CISSP
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
9 7 (18.42%) CISM
9 7 (18.42%) Change Management
9 7 (18.42%) Chartered Engineer

Resource Management
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.63%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) PaaS
2 8 (21.05%) SaaS
3 7 (18.42%) IaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
1 2 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (2.63%) MS Access
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) JSON
1 3 (7.89%) KML
1 3 (7.89%) RESTful
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
1 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
1 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Project Management
3 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 11 (28.95%) SFIA
5 9 (23.68%) Data Management
6 8 (21.05%) Network Design
6 8 (21.05%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
7 7 (18.42%) Change Management
7 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
8 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) Product Management
9 5 (13.16%) Service Management
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
1 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (18.42%) CCDP
2 7 (18.42%) CCNP
2 7 (18.42%) Chartered Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.42%) CISM
2 7 (18.42%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (7.89%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.63%) HNC
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) PMO
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) GxP
3 1 (2.63%) PSD2
3 1 (2.63%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Cadence
3 3 (7.89%) Capita
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.63%) Lotus
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Planview
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) VMware