The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 3 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 74 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.74% 9.41% 12.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.42% 11.72% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 40
Median daily rate £435 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £296 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
Project Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
330 367 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 74.66% 80.31% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 228 215
Median daily rate £408 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +59.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £20.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.33 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Lancashire region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool +13 41 £463 +32.14% 1
Lytham St Annes -5 9 £425 +32.81%
Preston +2 8 £382 -0.74%
Chorley -1 5 £373 +6.57% 1
Lancaster - 1 £550 - 2
Skelmersdale - 1 £400 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.67%) Finance
3 47 (35.61%) Waterfall
4 36 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
5 31 (23.48%) Risk Management
5 31 (23.48%) PRINCE2
6 30 (22.73%) Supplier Management
6 30 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 26 (19.70%) Oracle
7 26 (19.70%) Linux
7 26 (19.70%) Open Source
8 21 (15.91%) User Stories
9 20 (15.15%) Service Design
9 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 20 (15.15%) Use Case
10 19 (14.39%) Migration
10 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (13.64%) Business Analysis
12 16 (12.12%) Mainframe
12 16 (12.12%) UML
12 16 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
12 16 (12.12%) OO
13 15 (11.36%) Python
13 15 (11.36%) Tuxedo
13 15 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (10.61%) VME
14 14 (10.61%) JIRA
14 14 (10.61%) COBOL
14 14 (10.61%) Red Hat
14 14 (10.61%) Micro Focus

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 15 (11.36%) Tuxedo
2 10 (7.58%) Apache
2 10 (7.58%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) FileNet
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Office
1 5 (3.79%) MS Project
2 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.52%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) IaaS
2 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.76%) ATM
2 1 (0.76%) BGP
2 1 (0.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) GSM
2 1 (0.76%) IPv4
2 1 (0.76%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) LTE
2 1 (0.76%) MegaStream
2 1 (0.76%) MPLS
2 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.76%) SAN
2 1 (0.76%) SDH
2 1 (0.76%) UMTS
2 1 (0.76%) VoIP
2 1 (0.76%) VoLTE
2 1 (0.76%) VPN
2 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (10.61%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.27%) Selenium
2 3 (2.27%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 55 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Delivery Manager
2 32 (24.24%) Project Manager
3 28 (21.21%) Analyst
4 23 (17.42%) Business Analyst
5 17 (12.88%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 14 (10.61%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
8 10 (7.58%) Digital Analyst
8 10 (7.58%) Digital Business Analyst
8 10 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.82%) Technical Manager
10 8 (6.06%) Mobile Engineer
10 8 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) Senior Manager
10 8 (6.06%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 8 (6.06%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (4.55%) IT Manager
11 6 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.06%) PKI
3 7 (5.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.27%) PMI
6 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Economics
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Tandem
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Linux
2 15 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (10.61%) VME
4 12 (9.09%) Windows
5 9 (6.82%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.61%) Waterfall
3 36 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
4 31 (23.48%) PRINCE2
4 31 (23.48%) Risk Management
5 30 (22.73%) Supplier Management
6 26 (19.70%) Open Source
7 21 (15.91%) User Stories
8 20 (15.15%) Service Design
8 20 (15.15%) Use Case
9 19 (14.39%) Migration
9 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 16 (12.12%) OO
11 16 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (12.12%) UML
12 14 (10.61%) Change Management
13 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
13 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.36%) Python
2 14 (10.61%) COBOL
3 11 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (8.33%) Java
4 5 (3.79%) SQL
5 4 (3.03%) C++
5 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.52%) C
6 2 (1.52%) JCL
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) REXX
Qualifications
1 30 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.58%) CISMP
3 10 (7.58%) CISSP
4 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (5.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.03%) APMP
6 4 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.52%) Degree
7 2 (1.52%) PMP
7 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) Brightmail
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (8.33%) Puppet
2 10 (7.58%) AirWatch
2 10 (7.58%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.76%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.76%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (19.70%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) Micro Focus
2 14 (10.61%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.33%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.79%) HP
6 3 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix
8 1 (0.76%) Ektron
8 1 (0.76%) Huawei
8 1 (0.76%) IronPort
8 1 (0.76%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.76%) Remedy
8 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.76%) Symantec
8 1 (0.76%) Tellabs
8 1 (0.76%) Virgin Media