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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 45 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.64% 6.45% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 11.11% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £198 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £395 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.15%
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
297 126 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 70.21% 58.06% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 57 144
Average daily rate £425 £311 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.54% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 11
Average hourly rate £63.00 £15.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+320.00% -70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 18 £500 - 2
Preston 0 8 £510 +70.00% 2
Blackburn - 2 £400 - 1
Chorley - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (32.18%) PRINCE2
2 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.54%) Finance
5 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (16.09%) Supplier Management
7 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
7 13 (14.94%) Service Management
8 11 (12.64%) Scrum
8 11 (12.64%) Migration
8 11 (12.64%) Windows
9 10 (11.49%) PMI Certification
10 9 (10.34%) PMP
10 9 (10.34%) HP
10 9 (10.34%) ITIL
10 9 (10.34%) SQL
10 9 (10.34%) Oracle
10 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
11 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.05%) C
12 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
12 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
13 6 (6.90%) Java
13 6 (6.90%) MS Office
13 6 (6.90%) VMware
13 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (8.05%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Documentum
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS Project
3 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Maximo
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) DHCP
1 4 (4.60%) DNS
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.15%) FWSM
2 1 (1.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Local Government
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.34%) Senior Manager
2 9 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (6.90%) Analyst
4 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
4 5 (5.75%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Agile Coach
5 4 (4.60%) Knowledge Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Environment Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.45%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Test Environment Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Trainer
7 2 (2.30%) Consultant
7 2 (2.30%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Web Services
1 2 (2.30%) DWR
2 1 (1.15%) XHTML
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.15%) Ajax
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) J2EE
2 1 (1.15%) EJB
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) JDBC
2 1 (1.15%) JSP
2 1 (1.15%) Servlets
2 1 (1.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) PMI
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.15%) Open Source
4 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) CESG
4 1 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.15%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) HPUX
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) PRINCE2
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.09%) Supplier Management
5 13 (14.94%) Service Management
6 11 (12.64%) Migration
6 11 (12.64%) Scrum
7 9 (10.34%) ITIL
8 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) Change Management
9 5 (5.75%) Release Management
10 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.60%) RUP
10 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 3 (3.45%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.45%) ITSM
11 3 (3.45%) Kanban
11 3 (3.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) C
3 6 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) R
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) PMI Certification
4 9 (10.34%) PMP
5 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (5.75%) APMP
6 5 (5.75%) ISEB
7 4 (4.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.30%) Degree
8 2 (2.30%) CISSP
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.15%) MCSE
9 1 (1.15%) CCNP
9 1 (1.15%) CCNA
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) XenServer
3 4 (4.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle
1 9 (10.34%) HP
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.90%) VMware
4 5 (5.75%) Citrix
5 3 (3.45%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe
7 1 (1.15%) Compaq
7 1 (1.15%) Dell
7 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.15%) Primavera
7 1 (1.15%) Kronos
7 1 (1.15%) Axway
7 1 (1.15%) Infor
7 1 (1.15%) Splunk
7 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.15%) Meru Networks
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