The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 16 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 36 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.57% 7.18% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.14% 7.50% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 11
Average daily rate £400 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £416 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 200 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.81% 95.69% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 100 155
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.40 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +23.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £30.00 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Lancashire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Lancashire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 8 £285 -
Burnley - 3 £491 -
Preston -16 1 £388 +10.71% 2
Chorley - 1 £338 -
Blackburn - 1 £489 -
Lancaster - 1 £330 -
Darwen - - - -
Rossendale - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 19 (36.54%) Project Management
3 17 (32.69%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.31%) C
5 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
6 8 (15.38%) Validation
6 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.62%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
7 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.77%) Data Validation
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.77%) Service Management
9 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
9 3 (5.77%) NHS
9 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
9 3 (5.77%) MS Project
9 3 (5.77%) SAP
9 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) Test Management
10 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.85%) Capita
10 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.85%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Project Management
2 17 (32.69%) PRINCE2
3 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.38%) Validation
4 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
5 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.77%) Data Validation
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.77%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Test Management
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (1.92%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) Capita
2 2 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Avaya
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Planview
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