The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 138 115
Rank change year-on-year +35 -23  
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.76% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 11
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £324 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1766 2505 2473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.37% 85.41% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1428 1278
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Management in Scotland

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Resource Management in Scotland

Resource Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Management in Scotland

Resource Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Edinburgh +7 3 £400 +6.66%
Glasgow 0 3 £300 -25.00% 5
West Lothian - 2 £360 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Resource Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Resource Management.

1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (21.05%) APMP
7 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
8 2 (10.53%) PMO
8 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) PMP
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 2 (10.53%) COBIT
8 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
8 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
8 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance

Resource Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Web Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Online Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
8 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
9 1 (5.26%) BPR
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) Change Management
9 1 (5.26%) CRM
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL V2
9 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) APMP
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) COBIT
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) OpenText
2 1 (5.26%) SAP