The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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.

Resource Management
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 345 372
Rank change year-on-year -55 +27  
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 215 324 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.60% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 230 195
Median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +7.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £650 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +5.59% +7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.90 £15.95 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.76% -12.50%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37483 44400 43069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.14% 82.87% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24787 29149 26680
Median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.55%  
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 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +30.70%  
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 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Management in the UK

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Resource Management in the UK

Resource Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Management in the UK

Resource Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Resource Management in the UK

Resource Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -41 196 £425 -1.73% 46
London -5 105 £419 -6.94% 18
South East -10 35 £475 +18.75% 15
City of London -8 19 £400 -16.23% 8
West Midlands +19 16 £413 +6.45% 1
South West -6 15 £341 -14.75% 3
Scotland +7 12 £360 -12.83% 2
West Sussex +14 10 £408 -4.11%
East of England -9 9 £425 -7.10% 1
Hampshire -7 8 £400 - 5
North West +22 7 £405 -14.73% 1
Edinburgh +4 7 £360 -10.00%
Cardiff +26 6 £525 +115.60%
South Wales +18 6 £525 +281.81%
Berkshire +17 6 £213 -46.87% 3
Wales +14 6 £525 +281.81%
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £550 +18.27% 1
Milton Keynes -9 6 £550 +18.27%
Cambridge +12 5 £488 +6.55%
Glasgow +7 5 £300 -34.28% 1
Bristol +6 5 £318 +58.75%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £488 +6.55%
Birmingham 0 5 £344 -3.44%
Wiltshire -3 5 £330 -17.50% 2
Manchester +12 4 £405 +24.61% 1
Crawley +12 4 - -
East Midlands -18 4 £525 +31.25% 1
Cheshire +25 3 £108 -73.12%
Reading +16 3 £563 +32.35%
Basingstoke +8 3 - -

Resource Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Resource Management.

1 220 (51.16%) Finance
2 155 (36.05%) Project Management
3 111 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (20.93%) PRINCE2
6 88 (20.47%) PMO
7 85 (19.77%) Change Management
8 64 (14.88%) MS Project
9 61 (14.19%) Banking
10 58 (13.49%) Risk Management
10 58 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (11.63%) ITIL
12 49 (11.40%) Microsoft
13 48 (11.16%) MS Excel
14 47 (10.93%) Programme Management
15 46 (10.70%) Security Cleared
16 45 (10.47%) SharePoint
17 42 (9.77%) Project Planning
18 41 (9.53%) MS PowerPoint
19 38 (8.84%) Management Information System
19 38 (8.84%) SC Cleared
20 37 (8.60%) Change Control
21 34 (7.91%) Oracle
21 34 (7.91%) PMI Certification
22 33 (7.67%) Service Management
23 31 (7.21%) MS Office
24 30 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
25 28 (6.51%) Line Management
26 27 (6.28%) Windows
27 26 (6.05%) SAP

Resource Management
Co-occurring 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 45 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.26%) Confluence
3 9 (2.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (1.63%) CMS
4 7 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.93%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.47%) Documentum
8 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.47%) SAS
8 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.47%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (14.88%) MS Project
2 48 (11.16%) MS Excel
3 41 (9.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (7.21%) MS Office
5 18 (4.19%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.63%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.70%) Maximo
5 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.47%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.47%) Lorenzo
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Primavera
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.95%) SaaS
2 16 (3.72%) IaaS
3 15 (3.49%) PaaS
4 7 (1.63%) Office 365
5 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) Slack
7 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.26%) LAN
2 11 (2.56%) Internet
3 7 (1.63%) LDAP
3 7 (1.63%) WAN
4 5 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.16%) Firewall
5 4 (0.93%) 3G
5 4 (0.93%) DWDM
5 4 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.70%) 2G
6 3 (0.70%) Network Security
6 3 (0.70%) SAN
6 3 (0.70%) VoLTE
7 2 (0.47%) ATM
7 2 (0.47%) DHCP
7 2 (0.47%) DNS
7 2 (0.47%) HTTP
7 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.47%) VoIP
7 2 (0.47%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 15 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.02%) DB2
4 12 (2.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.70%) MySQL
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.47%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.47%) Informix
11 2 (0.47%) Ingres
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (3.49%) JIRA
2 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.70%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.70%) Log4j
4 2 (0.47%) Ant
4 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.47%) Maven
4 2 (0.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.23%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.23%) MSI
5 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 220 (51.16%) Finance
2 61 (14.19%) Banking
3 21 (4.88%) Marketing
4 20 (4.65%) Legal
5 11 (2.56%) Retail
6 9 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Advertising
10 3 (0.70%) Local Government
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.70%) Military
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (32.79%) Project Manager
2 47 (10.93%) Analyst
3 33 (7.67%) IT Manager
4 30 (6.98%) Programme Manager
5 26 (6.05%) Senior Manager
6 24 (5.58%) Consultant
7 18 (4.19%) IT Project Manager
8 17 (3.95%) DBA
9 15 (3.49%) Test Manager
10 14 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (3.26%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (3.26%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.02%) Coordinator
11 13 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
11 13 (3.02%) PMO Analyst
11 13 (3.02%) Resource Manager
12 12 (2.79%) Administrator
12 12 (2.79%) Developer
13 11 (2.56%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.56%) Velocity
1 11 (2.56%) XML
2 10 (2.33%) Middleware
3 9 (2.09%) Web Services
4 8 (1.86%) CSS
5 7 (1.63%) HTML
6 5 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.16%) CSS3
6 5 (1.16%) HTML5
7 4 (0.93%) XSLT
8 3 (0.70%) .NET
8 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.70%) JAX-RPC
8 3 (0.70%) JMS
8 3 (0.70%) jQuery
8 3 (0.70%) LINQ
8 3 (0.70%) SOAP
8 3 (0.70%) WSDL
8 3 (0.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.84%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.88%) PMI
4 16 (3.72%) Virtual Team
5 14 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.16%) EPoS
6 5 (1.16%) SWIFT
7 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.93%) NHS
7 4 (0.93%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.70%) Equities
8 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.70%) PKI
8 3 (0.70%) Tandem
8 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.70%) User Experience
9 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.28%) Windows
2 23 (5.35%) Linux
3 20 (4.65%) Unix
4 9 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.16%) AIX
5 5 (1.16%) Android
5 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.93%) MVS
7 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) zOS
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) VME
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.05%) Project Management
2 111 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 85 (19.77%) Change Management
6 58 (13.49%) Risk Management
7 50 (11.63%) ITIL
8 47 (10.93%) Programme Management
9 42 (9.77%) Project Planning
10 37 (8.60%) Change Control
11 33 (7.67%) Service Management
12 30 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
13 28 (6.51%) Line Management
14 26 (6.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 25 (5.81%) Migration
16 23 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (5.35%) DevOps
17 22 (5.12%) Data Management
18 21 (4.88%) Service Delivery
19 20 (4.65%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.49%) SQL
2 6 (1.40%) Java
3 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
3 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.93%) Korn
3 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.70%) C#
4 3 (0.70%) Perl
4 3 (0.70%) Python
5 2 (0.47%) Ruby
6 1 (0.23%) ABAP
6 1 (0.23%) C
6 1 (0.23%) COBOL
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.23%) VB
6 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.91%) PMI Certification
4 22 (5.12%) Degree
5 19 (4.42%) PMP
6 15 (3.49%) ISEB
7 12 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (2.56%) APMP
9 10 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.63%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.16%) MAPM
12 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.47%) CCNP
14 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.47%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
15 1 (0.23%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (20.47%) PMO
2 19 (4.42%) QA
3 17 (3.95%) SLA
4 3 (0.70%) GDPR
4 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.47%) Basel II
5 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.47%) MiFID
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) P3O
6 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) Firmware
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) KVM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) Puppet
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.47%) Ansible
3 2 (0.47%) Cacti
3 2 (0.47%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.47%) Graphite
3 2 (0.47%) Kibana
3 2 (0.47%) logstash
3 2 (0.47%) Nagios
3 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.23%) Mesos
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.91%) Oracle
3 26 (6.05%) SAP
4 11 (2.56%) IBM
5 10 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 10 (2.33%) Remedy
6 7 (1.63%) Cisco
6 7 (1.63%) HP
6 7 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.40%) VMware
8 5 (1.16%) Huawei
9 4 (0.93%) Ab Initio
9 4 (0.93%) Ciena
9 4 (0.93%) iManage
10 3 (0.70%) Actimize
10 3 (0.70%) BMC
10 3 (0.70%) Juniper
10 3 (0.70%) OpenText
10 3 (0.70%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.47%) Google
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £413 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate
360 Resourcing
Rate: Up to £200 per day depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago