The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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 Allocation
UK
Rank 523 523 462
Rank change year-on-year 0 -61  
Contract jobs citing Resource Allocation 73 119 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 95 95
Median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -1.07% -17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - £82.00

Resource Allocation 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Resource Allocation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Resource Allocation in the UK

Resource Allocation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Allocation in the UK

Resource Allocation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Allocation over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Resource Allocation in the UK

Resource Allocation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Allocation in the UK

Resource Allocation
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England -12 68 £350 -12.50% 13
South East +18 22 £463 +36.02% 5
London +2 20 £375 -15.96% 2
South West -16 11 £267 -23.57% 1
Wiltshire -7 9 £267 -17.70%
Salisbury +3 7 £282 -10.32%
Hampshire +2 7 £371 +32.58% 2
Berkshire +28 6 £500 -9.09%
North West +32 5 £350 +75.00% 1
West Midlands +11 5 £275 +37.50% 1
Reading +23 4 £500 -13.04%
Surrey +14 4 £413 -2.94% 1
Oxfordshire -12 4 £475 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £275 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £275 -
Manchester - 4 £325 -
East of England -3 3 - -
Oxford -8 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
City of London +1 2 £525 +17.64%
East Midlands -2 2 £210 -58.00% 1
Cardiff - 2 £594 -
Basingstoke - 2 £198 - 1
Guildford - 2 £394 - 1
South Wales - 2 £594 -
Wales - 2 £594 -
Scotland - 2 £350 -
Cheshire +30 1 £375 +87.50% 1
Dorset +5 1 - -
West Sussex +1 1 £375 +70.45%

Resource Allocation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 76 (48.10%) Project Management
2 45 (28.48%) Finance
3 37 (23.42%) PRINCE2
4 36 (22.78%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
6 31 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (16.46%) Security Cleared
8 24 (15.19%) Degree
8 24 (15.19%) MS Project
9 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
10 22 (13.92%) PMO
11 19 (12.03%) SC Cleared
11 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
11 19 (12.03%) Change Management
12 18 (11.39%) Service Delivery
13 17 (10.76%) Risk Management
14 15 (9.49%) Project Planning
15 14 (8.86%) QA
15 14 (8.86%) Programme Management
16 13 (8.23%) PMP
17 12 (7.59%) Resource Management
18 11 (6.96%) PMI Certification
18 11 (6.96%) ITIL
18 11 (6.96%) People Management
19 10 (6.33%) MS Office
19 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (6.33%) Migration
20 9 (5.70%) Workflow
20 9 (5.70%) Information Security

Resource Allocation
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (5.06%) Confluence
1 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.80%) IBM Domino
3 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (15.19%) MS Project
2 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.33%) MS Office
4 6 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.63%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.63%) Primavera
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
1 2 (1.27%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.63%) CloudSense
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Extranet
1 3 (1.90%) LAN
1 3 (1.90%) WAN
2 2 (1.27%) Broadband
2 2 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) IPv4
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) JIRA
General
1 45 (28.48%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.53%) Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Billing
5 3 (1.90%) Front Office
5 3 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Marketing
5 3 (1.90%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) German Language
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (38.61%) Project Manager
2 16 (10.13%) Coordinator
3 13 (8.23%) Project Coordinator
4 12 (7.59%) Senior Manager
5 11 (6.96%) Analyst
6 9 (5.70%) IT Manager
6 9 (5.70%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Trainer
8 6 (3.80%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.80%) IT Trainer
8 6 (3.80%) Junior
8 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 5 (3.16%) Change Manager
9 5 (3.16%) Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Engagement Manager
9 5 (3.16%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) XML
2 3 (1.90%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) HTML
3 2 (1.27%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) CSS3
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) J2EE
4 1 (0.63%) JSP
4 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.06%) PMI
4 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.53%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Derivative
7 1 (0.63%) Life Science
7 1 (0.63%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.06%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.63%) VMS
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.10%) Project Management
2 37 (23.42%) PRINCE2
3 36 (22.78%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 31 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.03%) Change Management
7 18 (11.39%) Service Delivery
8 17 (10.76%) Risk Management
9 15 (9.49%) Project Planning
10 14 (8.86%) Programme Management
11 12 (7.59%) Resource Management
12 11 (6.96%) ITIL
12 11 (6.96%) People Management
13 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.33%) Migration
14 9 (5.70%) Information Security
14 9 (5.70%) Portfolio Management
14 9 (5.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (5.70%) Waterfall
14 9 (5.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.80%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) C
2 4 (2.53%) Java
3 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.27%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.19%) Degree
3 19 (12.03%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.23%) PMP
5 11 (6.96%) PMI Certification
6 7 (4.43%) APMP
6 7 (4.43%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.90%) MCSE
8 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.27%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.63%) CAPM
10 1 (0.63%) CCNA
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) ECDL
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
10 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.92%) PMO
2 14 (8.86%) QA
3 5 (3.16%) GxP
4 3 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) EMIR
5 1 (0.63%) MiFID
5 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle
3 4 (2.53%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.53%) NEC
3 4 (2.53%) VMware
4 3 (1.90%) IBM
4 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.90%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco
5 2 (1.27%) KANA
5 2 (1.27%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe
6 1 (0.63%) CA
6 1 (0.63%) Citrix
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) Informatica
6 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.63%) Sybase
6 1 (0.63%) Tableau
6 1 (0.63%) WorldPay
Basingstoke
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago