Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 472 449 430
Rank change year-on-year -23 -19 -30
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 459 519 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 317 394
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £258 £220 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -38.15% +191.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £33.55
% change year-on-year -1.23% -39.64% +191.74%

Resource Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Resource Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Management over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Resource Management in the UK

Resource Management
Top 16 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 414 £425 - 29
UK excluding London -5 266 £420 +5.00% 23
London -27 189 £425 - 11
South East -6 81 £410 +2.50% 2
North of England +55 68 £475 +11.76% 7
Yorkshire +25 33 £400 -11.11% 3
Scotland +9 32 £370 -1.33% 5
Midlands -12 32 £463 +8.82% 4
South West +5 23 £403 -8.00% 3
North West +17 22 £513 +29.26% 4
West Midlands +6 21 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England -28 21 £400 -3.03% 2
North East +71 14 £525 +61.54%
East Midlands -8 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Wales - 6 £439 -
Northern Ireland -39 4 £435 +2.35%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 218 (47.49%) Finance
2 216 (47.06%) Project Management
3 136 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (28.54%) PMO
5 112 (24.40%) PRINCE2
6 107 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (13.94%) Microsoft
8 63 (13.73%) Microsoft Project
9 60 (13.07%) Change Management
10 57 (12.42%) Programme Management
11 56 (12.20%) ITIL
12 53 (11.55%) Risk Management
13 52 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
14 49 (10.68%) Change Control
15 48 (10.46%) Project Planning
16 43 (9.37%) Degree
16 43 (9.37%) Management Information System
16 43 (9.37%) Scrum
17 40 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
17 40 (8.71%) Project Governance
18 39 (8.50%) SharePoint
18 39 (8.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 38 (8.28%) QA
20 37 (8.06%) Security Cleared
20 37 (8.06%) Banking
21 35 (7.63%) PMP
21 35 (7.63%) Waterfall
22 34 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (7.41%) Supplier Management
23 31 (6.75%) PMI Certification

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 39 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.18%) CMS
3 7 (1.53%) Confluence
3 7 (1.53%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.22%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (13.73%) Microsoft Project
2 52 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (8.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.65%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.18%) CA PPM
2 8 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.09%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.65%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.49%) Office 365
2 8 (1.74%) SaaS
3 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.53%) PaaS
4 6 (1.31%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.09%) IaaS
6 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.22%) Akamai
7 1 (0.22%) G Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
7 1 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.09%) Firewall
1 5 (1.09%) Internet
1 5 (1.09%) LAN
1 5 (1.09%) MVNO
1 5 (1.09%) Skype
1 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 5 (1.09%) VPN
1 5 (1.09%) WAN
2 4 (0.87%) DNS
2 4 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.65%) DOCSIS
3 3 (0.65%) Intranet
3 3 (0.65%) SMS
4 2 (0.44%) DHCP
4 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.44%) Network Security
4 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.22%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.74%) DB2
2 8 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.87%) IDOL
3 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.65%) MySQL
5 2 (0.44%) Big Data
5 2 (0.44%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.70%) JIRA
2 6 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) TestRail
General
1 218 (47.49%) Finance
2 37 (8.06%) Banking
3 30 (6.54%) Retail
4 24 (5.23%) Marketing
5 23 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 19 (4.14%) Legal
7 12 (2.61%) Advertising
8 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.96%) Law
10 8 (1.74%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.87%) Electronics
12 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.65%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.44%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) Billing
13 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 152 (33.12%) Project Manager
2 85 (18.52%) Analyst
3 47 (10.24%) PMO Analyst
4 34 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 26 (5.66%) Senior Manager
6 24 (5.23%) IT Project Manager
6 24 (5.23%) Programme Manager
7 19 (4.14%) Senior Project Manager
8 15 (3.27%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.27%) Project Analyst
9 14 (3.05%) Architect
10 13 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.83%) Digital Project Manager
11 12 (2.61%) Coordinator
11 12 (2.61%) Technical Manager
12 11 (2.40%) PMO Lead
12 11 (2.40%) PMO Manager
12 11 (2.40%) Technical Project Manager
13 10 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (2.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.49%) .NET
2 10 (2.18%) Web Services
3 8 (1.74%) XML
4 6 (1.31%) JMS
5 3 (0.65%) Rendezvous
5 3 (0.65%) SOAP
5 3 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (0.65%) WSDL
5 3 (0.65%) XSD
5 3 (0.65%) XSLT
6 2 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.44%) J2EE
6 2 (0.44%) Middleware
6 2 (0.44%) OC4J
7 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.37%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.83%) User Experience
4 11 (2.40%) NHS
4 11 (2.40%) PMI
5 6 (1.31%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.09%) Device Driver
7 4 (0.87%) CCTV
7 4 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.65%) EPoS
8 3 (0.65%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.65%) Wiki
9 2 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.44%) FMCG
9 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.22%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.70%) Windows
2 11 (2.40%) Linux
3 6 (1.31%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) Android
6 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Unix
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (47.06%) Project Management
2 136 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (24.40%) PRINCE2
4 107 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (13.07%) Change Management
6 57 (12.42%) Programme Management
7 56 (12.20%) ITIL
8 53 (11.55%) Risk Management
9 49 (10.68%) Change Control
10 48 (10.46%) Project Planning
11 43 (9.37%) Scrum
12 40 (8.71%) Project Governance
13 35 (7.63%) Waterfall
14 34 (7.41%) Supplier Management
15 28 (6.10%) DevOps
16 26 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (5.66%) CRM
17 22 (4.79%) Migration
18 21 (4.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 21 (4.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.27%) SQL
2 9 (1.96%) Java
3 7 (1.53%) C#
3 7 (1.53%) C++
3 7 (1.53%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.09%) C
4 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.87%) Korn
6 3 (0.65%) XPath
7 2 (0.44%) PHP
7 2 (0.44%) R
8 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) SOQL
8 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (9.37%) Degree
2 37 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 35 (7.63%) PMP
4 31 (6.75%) PMI Certification
5 22 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 22 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.74%) CISM
7 8 (1.74%) CISSP
7 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.74%) ISEB
8 7 (1.53%) CCDP
8 7 (1.53%) CCNP
8 7 (1.53%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.65%) APMP
10 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.65%) CCIE
10 3 (0.65%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (28.54%) PMO
2 38 (8.28%) QA
3 15 (3.27%) P3O
4 10 (2.18%) GDPR
4 10 (2.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) MiFID
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) IFRS
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) Ansible
1 3 (0.65%) Puppet
1 3 (0.65%) SCCM
1 3 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.44%) Terraform
3 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.79%) SAP
3 15 (3.27%) Oracle
4 11 (2.40%) Cisco
5 9 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.74%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.31%) iManage
7 6 (1.31%) Remedy
8 5 (1.09%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.09%) HP
9 4 (0.87%) CA
9 4 (0.87%) IBM
9 4 (0.87%) Interwoven
9 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.87%) Reuters
9 4 (0.87%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.87%) VMware
10 3 (0.65%) Capita
10 3 (0.65%) Peregrine
10 3 (0.65%) Planview