The median contractor rate for a Resource Manager was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 631 623
Rank change year-on-year +44 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Resource Manager 14 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.024% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.025% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 14
Median daily rate £225 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +1.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £313 £388
% change year-on-year -28.00% -19.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Resource Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Resource Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Resource Manager in the UK

Resource Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Manager in the UK

Resource Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Manager in the UK

Resource Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resource Manager within the UK 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
England +51 14 £225 -40.00% 1
South East +31 5 - - 1
Hampshire +16 4 - -
London +14 4 - -
South West +7 4 £225 -5.26%
Bristol 0 4 £225 -5.26%
Southampton - 4 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Resource Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Resource Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Resource Manager in the job title.

1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
1 5 (23.81%) PMO
2 4 (19.05%) Line Management
2 4 (19.05%) Resource Allocation
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) Commerce Server
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) P3M3
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) MS Visio

Resource Manager Skill Set
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 4 (19.05%) Commerce Server
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Line Management
2 4 (19.05%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) P3M3
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Google