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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 373 369
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 216 305 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 207 193
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 £21.78 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.00%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
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

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 25 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
England -19 198 £415 -2.35% 37
London -27 93 £450 -4.00% 16
South East +38 44 £394 -7.35% 9
Yorkshire +27 18 £320 -44.34% 1
West Yorkshire +30 17 £320 -49.20% 1
Hampshire +13 16 £315 -24.77%
Leeds +25 14 £320 -51.57% 1
City of London -1 12 £328 -25.14% 4
Surrey +10 11 £288 -13.05% 3
West Midlands +9 10 £230 -8.91%
Scotland +32 9 £330 -12.00% 2
South West -6 8 £375 -14.28% 3
East Midlands -15 8 £498 +17.05% 2
Berkshire +9 7 £108 -69.28% 1
East of England -18 7 £400 -15.78% 2
Hook +13 6 £388 -22.50%
North West +10 5 £500 +48.14% 2
Bracknell +6 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £554 +13.01% 1
Epsom - 5 - -
Fareham +3 4 £315 -
Belfast - 4 £435 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £275 -
South Wales - 4 £275 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £435 - 1
Wales - 4 £275 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £435 - 1
Tyne and Wear +76 3 £150 +36.36% 1
North East +68 3 £150 +36.36% 1
West Sussex +21 3 £480 +12.94% 1

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Resource Management.

1 232 (53.46%) Finance
2 201 (46.31%) Project Management
3 120 (27.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (25.12%) PMO
5 98 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 74 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (16.36%) Change Management
8 67 (15.44%) Risk Management
9 63 (14.52%) Banking
10 57 (13.13%) Microsoft Project
11 53 (12.21%) Microsoft
12 46 (10.60%) Security Cleared
13 44 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
14 43 (9.91%) SharePoint
14 43 (9.91%) Project Planning
15 42 (9.68%) ITIL
15 42 (9.68%) Programme Management
16 40 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
16 40 (9.22%) Change Control
17 38 (8.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 38 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (8.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 36 (8.29%) Degree
20 35 (8.06%) SC Cleared
21 34 (7.83%) SAP
22 33 (7.60%) PMI Certification
23 31 (7.14%) Management Information System
24 30 (6.91%) PMP
25 29 (6.68%) QA
25 29 (6.68%) Project Governance

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 43 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.07%) MS Project Server
3 6 (1.38%) CMS
3 6 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.92%) Confluence
6 2 (0.46%) Documentum
6 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.46%) SAS
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) Drupal
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Mule
7 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (13.13%) Microsoft Project
2 44 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 37 (8.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (3.92%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.84%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Actimize
2 9 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.69%) Maximo
4 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.46%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Primavera
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.30%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.69%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.23%) Slack
5 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.30%) LAN
2 8 (1.84%) Internet
3 5 (1.15%) Intranet
3 5 (1.15%) MVNO
4 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.92%) WAN
5 2 (0.46%) 3G
5 2 (0.46%) 4G
5 2 (0.46%) BGP
5 2 (0.46%) DWDM
5 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
5 2 (0.46%) Network Security
5 2 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.46%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
6 1 (0.23%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.23%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.38%) DB2
5 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.69%) MySQL
6 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.46%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.46%) IDOL
7 2 (0.46%) Informix
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.61%) JIRA
2 5 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.92%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) Ant
5 2 (0.46%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.46%) Maven
5 2 (0.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 232 (53.46%) Finance
2 63 (14.52%) Banking
3 22 (5.07%) Retail
4 20 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.15%) Marketing
6 17 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.23%) Legal
8 7 (1.61%) Front Office
9 6 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.15%) Law
11 4 (0.92%) Advertising
11 4 (0.92%) Billing
12 3 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.69%) Electronics
12 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.69%) International Banking
12 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.46%) Automotive
13 2 (0.46%) Back Office
13 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (36.41%) Project Manager
2 66 (15.21%) Analyst
3 40 (9.22%) IT Manager
4 38 (8.76%) Programme Manager
5 26 (5.99%) IT Project Manager
5 26 (5.99%) Senior Manager
6 23 (5.30%) PMO Analyst
7 17 (3.92%) Consultant
7 17 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
7 17 (3.92%) Technical Manager
8 16 (3.69%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.69%) Infrastructure Manager
9 14 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (3.00%) PMO Manager
10 13 (3.00%) SAP Manager
11 12 (2.76%) Developer
12 11 (2.53%) SAP Project Manager
12 11 (2.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 10 (2.30%) Architect
13 10 (2.30%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.61%) CSS
1 7 (1.61%) HTML
1 7 (1.61%) Web Services
1 7 (1.61%) XML
2 6 (1.38%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.15%) .NET
4 4 (0.92%) CSS3
4 4 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.92%) HTML5
4 4 (0.92%) Middleware
4 4 (0.92%) WCF
5 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (0.69%) Entity Framework
5 3 (0.69%) jQuery
5 3 (0.69%) JSON
5 3 (0.69%) LINQ
5 3 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.69%) PMI
4 13 (3.00%) User Experience
5 12 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.38%) EPoS
6 6 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.15%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.15%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.69%) Equities
9 3 (0.69%) FMCG
9 3 (0.69%) IVR
9 3 (0.69%) PKI
9 3 (0.69%) Tandem
10 2 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.76%) Windows
2 10 (2.30%) Linux
3 6 (1.38%) Unix
4 3 (0.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.46%) Solaris
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (46.31%) Project Management
2 120 (27.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 98 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 74 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (16.36%) Change Management
6 67 (15.44%) Risk Management
7 43 (9.91%) Project Planning
8 42 (9.68%) ITIL
8 42 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 40 (9.22%) Change Control
10 38 (8.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 29 (6.68%) Project Governance
12 28 (6.45%) Scrum
12 28 (6.45%) Waterfall
13 27 (6.22%) Service Management
14 25 (5.76%) Business Analysis
14 25 (5.76%) Coaching
15 24 (5.53%) Resource Allocation
16 23 (5.30%) Migration
16 23 (5.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.69%) SQL
2 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
3 4 (0.92%) Korn
3 4 (0.92%) Python
3 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.69%) C
4 3 (0.69%) C#
4 3 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.46%) Java
5 2 (0.46%) Perl
5 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.46%) Ruby
5 2 (0.46%) VBA
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.29%) Degree
3 35 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 33 (7.60%) PMI Certification
5 30 (6.91%) PMP
6 14 (3.23%) ISEB
6 14 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (2.53%) APMP
9 9 (2.07%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.38%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.15%) MBA
12 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.92%) MAPM
13 3 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.46%) CCNP
14 2 (0.46%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (25.12%) PMO
2 29 (6.68%) QA
3 11 (2.53%) SLA
4 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.92%) GDPR
6 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.46%) Basel II
7 2 (0.46%) COBIT
7 2 (0.46%) FATCA
7 2 (0.46%) GAAP
7 2 (0.46%) P3O
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.23%) MiFID
8 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) Puppet
1 3 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.46%) Ansible
2 2 (0.46%) Cacti
2 2 (0.46%) Check_MK
2 2 (0.46%) Graphite
2 2 (0.46%) Kibana
2 2 (0.46%) logstash
2 2 (0.46%) Nagios
2 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.46%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.83%) SAP
3 16 (3.69%) Oracle
4 12 (2.76%) Cisco
5 10 (2.30%) HP
5 10 (2.30%) Remedy
6 8 (1.84%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.84%) iManage
7 6 (1.38%) IBM
7 6 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.38%) VMware
8 4 (0.92%) Ab Initio
8 4 (0.92%) CA
8 4 (0.92%) Juniper
8 4 (0.92%) Reuters
9 3 (0.69%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.69%) Citrix
9 3 (0.69%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.69%) OpenText
9 3 (0.69%) Peregrine
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coded People
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago