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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 16 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 43 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.41% 12.01% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.88% 16.72% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 4
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£350 £408 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +49.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £215 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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
362 329 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.21% 71.83% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 208 71
Average daily rate £385 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.19 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £33.62 £109.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -8 15 £350 -34.57%
Preston +12 10 £385 +79.06% 3
Lytham St Annes +12 4 £320 +50.58%
Burnley +2 2 £363 -26.20% 2
Chorley - 1 £350 - 1
Morecambe - 1 - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (24.62%) Change Management
1 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
5 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
6 9 (13.85%) MS Project
6 9 (13.85%) Migration
7 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
7 8 (12.31%) Release Management
7 8 (12.31%) PMI Certification
7 8 (12.31%) MS Office
7 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
8 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.77%) Windows
8 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.77%) Project Planning
9 6 (9.23%) Degree
9 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
9 6 (9.23%) LANDesk
9 6 (9.23%) Web Services
9 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
9 6 (9.23%) PMP
9 6 (9.23%) Apple
9 6 (9.23%) NHS
9 6 (9.23%) Service Management
9 6 (9.23%) Back Office
9 6 (9.23%) Windows 8

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Project
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.31%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
1 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) LAN
1 1 (1.54%) WAN
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Back Office
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (1.54%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) RESTful
3 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Open Source
2 6 (9.23%) NHS
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Economics
4 3 (4.62%) iPad
4 3 (4.62%) PMI
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Android
2 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
2 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.08%) VME
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Change Management
1 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.85%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
5 8 (12.31%) Release Management
6 7 (10.77%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
7 6 (9.23%) Service Management
7 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (7.69%) Change Control
8 5 (7.69%) ERP
8 5 (7.69%) ITIL
8 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) C
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) PMI Certification
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) PMP
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MBA
4 2 (3.08%) APMP
4 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (1.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Apple
2 6 (9.23%) LANDesk
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) ICL
4 2 (3.08%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.54%) webMethods
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
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