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 23 June 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.

Resource Management
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 141 132
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 5 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.70% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 14
Median daily rate £500 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% -15.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.12 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.31 £21.78 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.61% -1.00%  

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 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 -2 2 £506 +50.00% 1
Cheshire +21 1 £375 +33.92%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Resource Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) PMO
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) IDOL

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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) IDOL
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (13.33%) Law
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Printer Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
5 2 (13.33%) DNA
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
1 3 (20.00%) QA
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) iManage
3 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Reuters