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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
North West / Lancashire
Rank 28 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.40% 15.32% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 18.87% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 49 21
Median daily rate £400 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £536 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £26.75 £21.30 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% +4.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-27.15% +32.45%

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
209 302 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.60% 81.18% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 218 251
Median daily rate £375 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 21
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.03 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Preston -7 5 £400 -15.78% 2
Blackpool -17 4 £331 -26.38% 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 17 (43.59%) PRINCE2
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Windows
6 6 (15.38%) Finance
6 6 (15.38%) Degree
7 5 (12.82%) Use Case
7 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (12.82%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) Apache
7 5 (12.82%) Python
7 5 (12.82%) Service Management
7 5 (12.82%) Puppet
7 5 (12.82%) IaaS
7 5 (12.82%) Smart Meter
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
7 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) Service Design
8 4 (10.26%) User Experience
8 4 (10.26%) SaltStack
8 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef

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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Smart Metering Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Audit Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Delphi Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SAP Business Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Engagement Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) Smart Meter
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Social Media
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) Photography
5 1 (2.56%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) PRINCE2
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Service Design
6 5 (12.82%) Service Management
6 5 (12.82%) UML
6 5 (12.82%) Use Case
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) Delphi
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) APMP
5 1 (2.56%) CAPM
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) CLAS
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) SaltStack
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) CA
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Huawei
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