The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.50% 6.07% 11.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 6.24% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 35
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £311 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
238 417 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.61% 97.43% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 267 242
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 62 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £25.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +51.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Preston -2 7 £425 -8.10%
Chorley +7 1 £351 -17.52% 2
Blackburn - 1 £550 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) OS/2
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) RIA
7 1 (5.88%) CAPM
7 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) Presales
7 1 (5.88%) SaaS

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CAPM
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle