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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 14 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 27 85 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.65% 15.57% 9.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.67% 17.75% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 77 23
Median daily rate £463 £430 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £56.97 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +184.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.91% +4.80%
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
253 479 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.09% 87.73% 75.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 341 191
Median daily rate £450 £442 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -41.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.27 £21.50 £18.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £57.73 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -9 12 £475 +9.82%
Burnley 0 4 - -
Fleetwood -3 1 £625 -
Chorley - 1 - - 2
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) PRINCE2
3 36 (37.11%) Finance
4 31 (31.96%) Agile Project Management
5 24 (24.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (23.71%) Waterfall
6 23 (23.71%) Business Analysis
7 21 (21.65%) Use Case
7 21 (21.65%) Open Source
7 21 (21.65%) UML
7 21 (21.65%) OOA/OOD
7 21 (21.65%) OO
8 20 (20.62%) Linux
9 18 (18.56%) Service Design
10 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
11 16 (16.49%) Puppet
12 15 (15.46%) Bash Shell
12 15 (15.46%) IaaS
12 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (15.46%) SaltStack
12 15 (15.46%) Windows
12 15 (15.46%) Java
12 15 (15.46%) Oracle
12 15 (15.46%) Python
13 14 (14.43%) Apache
14 13 (13.40%) Unix
14 13 (13.40%) JIRA
15 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
15 12 (12.37%) TOGAF
16 11 (11.34%) Service Management

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 14 (14.43%) Apache
2 2 (2.06%) Drupal
2 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.09%) MS Office
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) IaaS
2 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) ATM
1 1 (1.03%) BGP
1 1 (1.03%) GSM
1 1 (1.03%) IPv4
1 1 (1.03%) LTE
1 1 (1.03%) MegaStream
1 1 (1.03%) MPLS
1 1 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.03%) SDH
1 1 (1.03%) UMTS
1 1 (1.03%) VoLTE
1 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Qlik Sense
1 6 (6.19%) QlikView
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (37.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Back Office
2 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.03%) Billing
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Project Manager
2 26 (26.80%) Analyst
3 21 (21.65%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.43%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (12.37%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Digital Business Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Portfolio Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Smart Metering Project Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 4 (4.12%) Middleware
3 3 (3.09%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) LAMP
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) PKI
2 7 (7.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.15%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) PMI
5 3 (3.09%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.03%) iPad
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Linux
2 15 (15.46%) Windows
3 13 (13.40%) Unix
4 4 (4.12%) VME
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) PRINCE2
3 31 (31.96%) Agile Project Management
4 24 (24.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (23.71%) Business Analysis
5 23 (23.71%) Waterfall
6 21 (21.65%) OO
6 21 (21.65%) OOA/OOD
6 21 (21.65%) Open Source
6 21 (21.65%) UML
6 21 (21.65%) Use Case
7 18 (18.56%) Service Design
8 12 (12.37%) TOGAF
9 11 (11.34%) Service Management
9 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (10.31%) ITIL
11 9 (9.28%) Line Management
11 9 (9.28%) SABSA
11 9 (9.28%) Supplier Management
12 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) Bash Shell
1 15 (15.46%) Java
1 15 (15.46%) Python
2 4 (4.12%) COBOL
3 2 (2.06%) Delphi
3 2 (2.06%) SQL
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) CISMP
3 10 (10.31%) CISSP
4 8 (8.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (8.25%) Degree
5 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.09%) APMP
7 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CAPM
8 1 (1.03%) ISEB
8 1 (1.03%) PMP
8 1 (1.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Puppet
2 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.03%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Oracle
1 15 (15.46%) SaltStack
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) HP
4 6 (6.19%) SAP
4 6 (6.19%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.09%) Fujitsu
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.06%) Apple
6 2 (2.06%) CA
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 2 (2.06%) Huawei
6 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) Samsung
6 2 (2.06%) Verint
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
7 1 (1.03%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.03%) Nokia
7 1 (1.03%) Tellabs
7 1 (1.03%) Virgin Media