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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 6 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 57 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.29% 4.52% 9.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.33% 5.74% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 13
Average daily rate £435 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.30 £20.35 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +42.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
311 331 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.94% 78.81% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 224 85
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.02 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £39.60 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 32 £450 +20.00% 1
Preston +6 8 £475 - 2
Chorley - 8 £375 - 3
Lytham St Annes -5 2 £371 +16.01% 1
Blackburn - 1 £338 -
Carnforth - 1 - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.21%) Waterfall
3 41 (35.34%) Finance
4 27 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (22.41%) Open Source
6 24 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 23 (19.83%) Web Services
8 20 (17.24%) Supplier Management
9 19 (16.38%) User Stories
10 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
11 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis
11 17 (14.66%) TDD
12 16 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
13 15 (12.93%) Oracle
14 14 (12.07%) PRINCE2
14 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (12.07%) Analytics
15 13 (11.21%) Linux
15 13 (11.21%) Mainframe
15 13 (11.21%) Migration
16 12 (10.34%) Tuxedo
16 12 (10.34%) Data Analytics
16 12 (10.34%) BDD
16 12 (10.34%) VME
16 12 (10.34%) Product Management
17 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (9.48%) COBOL
17 11 (9.48%) Micro Focus
17 11 (9.48%) Red Hat
18 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (10.34%) Tuxedo
2 8 (6.90%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.72%) Confluence
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (0.86%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 4 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) VoIP
2 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.59%) Selenium
2 3 (2.59%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Law
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Analyst
2 26 (22.41%) Business Analyst
3 23 (19.83%) Project Manager
4 22 (18.97%) Delivery Manager
5 16 (13.79%) Digital Analyst
5 16 (13.79%) Digital Business Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Technical Manager
7 9 (7.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 9 (7.76%) Test Manager
8 8 (6.90%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Architect
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (4.31%) Technical Business Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Test Assurance Manager
12 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.45%) Project Planner
12 4 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.83%) Web Services
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.21%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 12 (10.34%) VME
3 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows
5 3 (2.59%) Unix
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.72%) Solaris
6 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.21%) Waterfall
3 27 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (22.41%) Open Source
5 24 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 20 (17.24%) Supplier Management
7 19 (16.38%) User Stories
8 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis
8 17 (14.66%) TDD
9 16 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
10 14 (12.07%) Analytics
10 14 (12.07%) PRINCE2
11 13 (11.21%) Migration
12 12 (10.34%) BDD
12 12 (10.34%) Data Analytics
12 12 (10.34%) Product Management
13 9 (7.76%) Test Management
14 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
14 8 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
14 8 (6.90%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.48%) COBOL
2 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.31%) Python
3 4 (3.45%) C++
3 4 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (1.72%) C
5 1 (0.86%) C#
5 1 (0.86%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.31%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.45%) APMP
5 4 (3.45%) PMP
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.59%) Degree
7 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.86%) P3O
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) AirWatch
1 8 (6.90%) XenMobile
2 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Micro Focus
2 11 (9.48%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.45%) VMware
5 3 (2.59%) HP
5 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Apple
6 2 (1.72%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.72%) NetApp
6 2 (1.72%) Pega
6 2 (1.72%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.72%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (0.86%) BT
7 1 (0.86%) Informatica
7 1 (0.86%) IronPort
7 1 (0.86%) Siebel
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.86%) Symantec
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