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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 42 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.80% 13.32% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.43% 16.44% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 19
Median daily rate £430 £409 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £237 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £59.31 £31.40 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -13.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
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
291 298 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 74.81% 80.98% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 213 209
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 29
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.94% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £13.34 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £63.33 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -8 13 £450 +10.09%
Lytham St Annes -3 4 £438 -
Chorley -4 4 £350 +7.69% 3
Burnley +5 3 - -
Preston -1 3 £350 -27.40% 1
Lancaster - 2 £344 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £400 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 51 (44.74%) Finance
2 39 (34.21%) PRINCE2
2 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (25.44%) Agile Project Management
5 25 (21.93%) Waterfall
6 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 19 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 19 (16.67%) Linux
8 18 (15.79%) Oracle
8 18 (15.79%) Business Analysis
9 17 (14.91%) Change Management
10 16 (14.04%) UML
10 16 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
10 16 (14.04%) OO
10 16 (14.04%) Use Case
10 16 (14.04%) Open Source
11 15 (13.16%) Supplier Management
12 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
13 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
13 13 (11.40%) Service Design
14 12 (10.53%) ITIL
14 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
15 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (9.65%) Bash Shell
15 11 (9.65%) Puppet
15 11 (9.65%) IaaS
15 11 (9.65%) Java
15 11 (9.65%) Windows
15 11 (9.65%) Python

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.77%) Apache
2 7 (6.14%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.75%) Drupal
3 2 (1.75%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) FileNet
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS Project
4 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.75%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) IaaS
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) ATM
1 1 (0.88%) BGP
1 1 (0.88%) DNS
1 1 (0.88%) Firewall
1 1 (0.88%) GSM
1 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.88%) IPv4
1 1 (0.88%) LAN
1 1 (0.88%) LTE
1 1 (0.88%) MegaStream
1 1 (0.88%) MPLS
1 1 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (0.88%) SAN
1 1 (0.88%) SDH
1 1 (0.88%) UMTS
1 1 (0.88%) VoLTE
1 1 (0.88%) VPN
1 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
1 6 (5.26%) QlikView
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 51 (44.74%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) Billing
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 22 (19.30%) Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Delivery Manager
4 16 (14.04%) Business Analyst
5 15 (13.16%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Digital Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Digital Business Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Portfolio Manager
9 7 (6.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Architect
11 5 (4.39%) IT Manager
11 5 (4.39%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (3.51%) Change Manager
12 4 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) Web Services
2 4 (3.51%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) PKI
2 7 (6.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (6.14%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.39%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.51%) PMI
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) Economics
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 9 (7.89%) Unix
3 9 (7.89%) VME
4 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (34.21%) PRINCE2
2 33 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (25.44%) Agile Project Management
4 25 (21.93%) Waterfall
5 19 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 18 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 17 (14.91%) Change Management
8 16 (14.04%) OO
8 16 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (14.04%) Open Source
8 16 (14.04%) UML
8 16 (14.04%) Use Case
9 15 (13.16%) Supplier Management
10 13 (11.40%) Service Design
11 12 (10.53%) ITIL
11 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
12 11 (9.65%) Migration
13 10 (8.77%) Information Security
13 10 (8.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) Bash Shell
1 11 (9.65%) Java
1 11 (9.65%) Python
2 10 (8.77%) COBOL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL
4 2 (1.75%) JCL
5 1 (0.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (8.77%) CISMP
4 10 (8.77%) CISSP
5 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (5.26%) Degree
7 3 (2.63%) APMP
7 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.65%) Puppet
2 4 (3.51%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.75%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.88%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) SaltStack
4 7 (6.14%) HP
5 6 (5.26%) Micro Focus
5 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.39%) SAP
7 3 (2.63%) Citrix
7 3 (2.63%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.75%) Apple
8 2 (1.75%) Huawei
8 2 (1.75%) Samsung
8 2 (1.75%) Verint
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) BT
9 1 (0.88%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.88%) Remedy
9 1 (0.88%) Tellabs
9 1 (0.88%) Virgin Media