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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 17 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 41 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.62% 5.64% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.40% 10.34% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£335 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £210 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £380 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
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
306 145 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 71.83% 54.51% 60.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 69 151
Average daily rate £425 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 11
Average hourly rate £63.00 £70.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -3 12 £375 +27.11% 1
Preston -1 8 £510 +70.00% 2
Blackburn - 2 £268 -
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 37 (36.27%) PRINCE2
2 28 (27.45%) Finance
3 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
4 18 (17.65%) Supplier Management
4 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.65%) Service Management
5 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 16 (15.69%) ITIL
7 13 (12.75%) ISEB
8 12 (11.76%) Windows
9 11 (10.78%) PMI Certification
9 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.78%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (9.80%) MS Project
11 9 (8.82%) Scrum
11 9 (8.82%) APMP
12 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
12 8 (7.84%) PMP
12 8 (7.84%) C
12 8 (7.84%) SQL
12 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
12 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.86%) MS Exchange
13 7 (6.86%) MS Office
13 7 (6.86%) Oracle
13 7 (6.86%) VMware
13 7 (6.86%) Telecoms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Project
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.98%) Maximo
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) Firewall
2 4 (3.92%) DHCP
2 4 (3.92%) DNS
3 3 (2.94%) SAN
4 2 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.98%) FWSM
5 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.98%) LAN
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) WLAN
5 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.98%) MSI
1 1 (0.98%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.98%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Local Government
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Front Office
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (42.16%) Project Manager
2 8 (7.84%) Environment Manager
3 7 (6.86%) Test Manager
4 6 (5.88%) Architect
5 5 (4.90%) Analyst
5 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (4.90%) Security Architect
5 5 (4.90%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (4.90%) Agile Coach
6 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 4 (3.92%) Knowledge Manager
6 4 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.92%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.92%) Release Manager
7 3 (2.94%) Service Manager
7 3 (2.94%) Integration Manager
8 2 (1.96%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (1.96%) Software Manager
8 2 (1.96%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) Web Services
1 2 (1.96%) DWR
2 1 (0.98%) XHTML
2 1 (0.98%) Ajax
2 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.98%) HTML
2 1 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) J2EE
2 1 (0.98%) EJB
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) JDBC
2 1 (0.98%) JSP
2 1 (0.98%) Servlets
2 1 (0.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) PMI
3 6 (5.88%) CESG
4 3 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.98%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.98%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.98%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.96%) UNIX
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) PRINCE2
2 18 (17.65%) Service Management
2 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 16 (15.69%) ITIL
4 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
5 9 (8.82%) Scrum
6 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.86%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.88%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.88%) Migration
8 6 (5.88%) Release Management
8 6 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.90%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.90%) Change Management
9 5 (4.90%) ITSM
9 5 (4.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.84%) C
1 8 (7.84%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (1.96%) R
4 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.75%) ISEB
4 11 (10.78%) PMI Certification
4 11 (10.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (8.82%) APMP
7 8 (7.84%) PMP
8 6 (5.88%) CISSP
9 4 (3.92%) Degree
10 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.96%) CCNA
11 2 (1.96%) MCSE
12 1 (0.98%) CCNP
12 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) XenServer
3 4 (3.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle
2 7 (6.86%) VMware
3 6 (5.88%) Citrix
3 6 (5.88%) HP
4 4 (3.92%) Cisco
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.98%) Primavera
7 1 (0.98%) Kronos
7 1 (0.98%) Infor
7 1 (0.98%) Meru Networks
7 1 (0.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) Compaq
7 1 (0.98%) Dell
7 1 (0.98%) Adobe
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago