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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 71 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.34% 10.68% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.07% 13.92% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 9
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£440 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £439 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £56.97 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
416 316 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.04% 76.70% 55.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 174 75
Average daily rate £442 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.42 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.38% -13.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £17.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £78.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +2 53 £440 +17.33% 1
Preston +7 10 £475 -
Fleetwood 0 1 - -
Morecambe - 1 £210 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (33.63%) PRINCE2
4 30 (26.55%) Waterfall
5 27 (23.89%) Finance
6 25 (22.12%) Security Cleared
7 24 (21.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 24 (21.24%) Business Analysis
8 21 (18.58%) APMP
9 19 (16.81%) Change Management
10 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
11 14 (12.39%) Web Services
11 14 (12.39%) Risk Management
12 13 (11.50%) GAP Analysis
12 13 (11.50%) ITIL
12 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
12 13 (11.50%) Open Source
13 11 (9.73%) P3O
13 11 (9.73%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (8.85%) Dependency Management
14 10 (8.85%) Service Management
14 10 (8.85%) TOGAF
15 9 (7.96%) MS Project
15 9 (7.96%) OO
15 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (7.08%) Migration
17 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
17 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
17 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (6.19%) Microsoft

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Project
2 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.77%) Retail
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (29.20%) Analyst
2 29 (25.66%) Project Manager
3 27 (23.89%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Project Planner
5 9 (7.96%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.42%) Tester
6 5 (4.42%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.65%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) PMO Lead
8 3 (2.65%) Test Leader
9 2 (1.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (1.77%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (1.77%) Project Controller
9 2 (1.77%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (1.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) Web Services
2 3 (2.65%) JSP
3 2 (1.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.54%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.65%) PMI
4 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Economics
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
1 2 (1.77%) VME
2 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Solaris
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (33.63%) PRINCE2
4 30 (26.55%) Waterfall
5 24 (21.24%) Business Analysis
6 19 (16.81%) Change Management
7 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
8 14 (12.39%) Risk Management
9 13 (11.50%) GAP Analysis
9 13 (11.50%) ITIL
9 13 (11.50%) Open Source
10 10 (8.85%) Dependency Management
10 10 (8.85%) Service Management
10 10 (8.85%) TOGAF
11 9 (7.96%) OO
12 8 (7.08%) Migration
13 7 (6.19%) Agile Project Management
14 6 (5.31%) BDD
14 6 (5.31%) User Stories
14 6 (5.31%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) C
1 3 (2.65%) Java
2 2 (1.77%) COBOL
2 2 (1.77%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.88%) VBA
3 1 (0.88%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 24 (21.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 21 (18.58%) APMP
4 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.65%) Degree
5 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) P3O
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle
3 2 (1.77%) HP
3 2 (1.77%) NetApp
3 2 (1.77%) Apple
3 2 (1.77%) Micro Focus
3 2 (1.77%) VMware
4 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.88%) BT
4 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Informatica
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