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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 34 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.47% 9.30% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 13.45% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 8
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£451 £263 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.99% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £239 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £299 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.35 £13.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.50% -65.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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
366 119 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.44% 69.19% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 65 103
Average daily rate £400 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £211 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £14.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 15 £513 - 1
Preston - 5 £500 -
Blackburn - 1 £400 - 1
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Colne - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.06%) Finance
4 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.89%) Supplier Management
6 10 (13.89%) SQL
7 9 (12.50%) Windows
7 9 (12.50%) HP
7 9 (12.50%) Service Management
8 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.11%) C
8 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.72%) Oracle
10 6 (8.33%) MS Office
10 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
10 6 (8.33%) ITIL
10 6 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 6 (8.33%) VMware
10 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (6.94%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (6.94%) XenServer
11 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.94%) Change Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Project
3 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.39%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DHCP
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.39%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Local Government
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 8 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (6.94%) Test Manager
3 5 (6.94%) Consultant
3 5 (6.94%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Environment Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Business Consultant
5 3 (4.17%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Knowledge Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Developer
6 2 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.39%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (1.39%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.39%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) J2EE
1 1 (1.39%) EJB
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
1 1 (1.39%) JDBC
1 1 (1.39%) JSP
1 1 (1.39%) Servlets
1 1 (1.39%) Struts
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
1 1 (1.39%) XHTML
1 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.39%) Middleware
1 1 (1.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Economics
4 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.39%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) HPUX
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) Supplier Management
5 9 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (8.33%) ITIL
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.94%) Project Planning
7 5 (6.94%) Change Management
8 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.17%) RUP
8 3 (4.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
8 3 (4.17%) Release Management
9 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.78%) Data Mapping
9 2 (2.78%) Data Governance
9 2 (2.78%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) C
3 2 (2.78%) R
3 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) PMP
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) MBA
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) XenServer
3 4 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) HP
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) Citrix
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Compaq
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) webMethods
8 1 (1.39%) Axway
8 1 (1.39%) Splunk
8 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.39%) Meru Networks