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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.58% 4.60% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.80% 5.15% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 20
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£375 £295 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -19.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £263 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
398 233 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.64% 89.27% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 101 256
Average daily rate £368 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £350 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Lytham St Annes +3 9 £320 +21.90%
Preston -4 4 - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 37 (46.84%) Project Management
2 30 (37.97%) Finance
3 22 (27.85%) PRINCE2
4 19 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.19%) C
6 11 (13.92%) Supplier Management
6 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
7 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.13%) Validation
8 7 (8.86%) Service Management
8 7 (8.86%) Change Management
8 7 (8.86%) MS Project
9 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
10 5 (6.33%) PMP
10 5 (6.33%) SAP
10 5 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.06%) Banking
11 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
11 4 (5.06%) MS Office
11 4 (5.06%) .NET
11 4 (5.06%) Scrum
11 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
12 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
12 3 (3.80%) RUP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Project
2 5 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
4 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Maximo
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
1 2 (2.53%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
General
1 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.53%) Local Government
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) NHS
2 2 (2.53%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) PMI
3 1 (1.27%) Economics
3 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Project Management
2 22 (27.85%) PRINCE2
3 19 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.92%) Supplier Management
5 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
5 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.13%) Validation
6 7 (8.86%) Service Management
6 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) Migration
8 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.06%) Scrum
10 3 (3.80%) RUP
10 3 (3.80%) ERP
10 3 (3.80%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.80%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.80%) Data Validation
10 3 (3.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) C
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.33%) PMP
4 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Planview
4 2 (2.53%) webMethods
4 2 (2.53%) Cognos
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Software AG
5 1 (1.27%) Primavera
5 1 (1.27%) ESRI
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) Kronos
5 1 (1.27%) Infor
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