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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 40 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 7 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.34% 6.51% 8.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 7.00% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 26
Median daily rate £450 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £378 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £588 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.90 £37.05 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -10.18%
Project Manager
North West

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
284 400 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.98% 93.02% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 271 278
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £740 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 23
Median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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
Preston +2 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Blackpool -16 1 £175 -67.59%
Lancaster - 1 £500 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) Smart Meter
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
8 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) Presales
8 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (5.26%) SaaS
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) RIA
8 1 (5.26%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Document Management
8 1 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Huawei
8 1 (5.26%) CAPM

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 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.53%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Document Management
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CAPM
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Huawei