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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 17 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 24 76 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.77% 16.20% 10.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 19.39% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 66 18
Median daily rate £388 £440 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £533 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £59.31 £56.97 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +57.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.53% +8.33%
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
236 392 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 76.38% 83.58% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 278 170
Median daily rate £375 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 26
Median hourly rate £47.58 £42.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% +56.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £16.30 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -12 5 £465 +5.68% 1
Burnley - 4 - -
Chorley -3 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Preston -4 2 £350 -26.31% 1
Lytham St Annes -2 1 - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (40.40%) Finance
2 38 (38.38%) PRINCE2
3 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (28.28%) Agile Project Management
6 19 (19.19%) Waterfall
7 18 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
9 16 (16.16%) Open Source
9 16 (16.16%) Use Case
9 16 (16.16%) UML
9 16 (16.16%) OOA/OOD
9 16 (16.16%) OO
10 14 (14.14%) Change Management
11 13 (13.13%) Risk Management
11 13 (13.13%) Linux
11 13 (13.13%) Service Design
12 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.12%) TOGAF
12 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.11%) Puppet
13 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
13 11 (11.11%) IaaS
13 11 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (11.11%) SaltStack
13 11 (11.11%) Supplier Management
13 11 (11.11%) Apache
13 11 (11.11%) Python
13 11 (11.11%) Java
13 11 (11.11%) Oracle

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 11 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (2.02%) Drupal
2 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.01%) FileNet
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.04%) MS Office
4 3 (3.03%) MS Project
5 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) IaaS
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) ATM
1 1 (1.01%) BGP
1 1 (1.01%) DNS
1 1 (1.01%) Firewall
1 1 (1.01%) GSM
1 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.01%) IPv4
1 1 (1.01%) LAN
1 1 (1.01%) LTE
1 1 (1.01%) MegaStream
1 1 (1.01%) MPLS
1 1 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.01%) SDH
1 1 (1.01%) UMTS
1 1 (1.01%) VoLTE
1 1 (1.01%) VPN
1 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) Qlik Sense
1 6 (6.06%) QlikView
2 3 (3.03%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 40 (40.40%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Back Office
3 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.01%) Billing
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Project Manager
2 22 (22.22%) Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (10.10%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 8 (8.08%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Portfolio Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Smart Metering Project Manager
11 3 (3.03%) Change Project Manager
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Web Services
2 4 (4.04%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.01%) LAMP
3 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) PKI
2 7 (7.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.05%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.04%) PMI
5 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.01%) iPad
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 9 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (4.04%) VME
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) PRINCE2
2 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (28.28%) Agile Project Management
5 19 (19.19%) Waterfall
6 18 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 16 (16.16%) OO
7 16 (16.16%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (16.16%) Open Source
7 16 (16.16%) UML
7 16 (16.16%) Use Case
8 14 (14.14%) Change Management
9 13 (13.13%) Risk Management
9 13 (13.13%) Service Design
10 12 (12.12%) TOGAF
11 11 (11.11%) Supplier Management
12 10 (10.10%) Information Security
13 9 (9.09%) ITIL
13 9 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
13 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 11 (11.11%) Java
1 11 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (4.04%) COBOL
3 3 (3.03%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) JCL
5 1 (1.01%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) REXX
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.10%) CISMP
3 10 (10.10%) CISSP
4 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (5.05%) Degree
8 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.02%) APMP
10 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.01%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.01%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) Oracle
2 11 (11.11%) SaltStack
3 7 (7.07%) HP
4 6 (6.06%) SAP
4 6 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.03%) Citrix
5 3 (3.03%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.02%) Apple
6 2 (2.02%) Huawei
6 2 (2.02%) Samsung
6 2 (2.02%) Verint
7 1 (1.01%) BT
7 1 (1.01%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.01%) Genesys
7 1 (1.01%) Informatica
7 1 (1.01%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.01%) Nokia
7 1 (1.01%) Remedy
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
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