The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 20 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.05% 9.07% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.82% 9.74% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 9
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£350 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -
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
409 421 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.09% 93.14% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 259 88
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £218 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 33
Average hourly rate £18.88 £20.13 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Preston +15 11 £385 -0.64% 2
Blackpool -3 11 £378 -24.50% 1
Lytham St Annes +5 5 £320 -
Chorley - 2 £375 - 1
Morecambe - 1 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 31 (44.93%) Project Management
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 18 (26.09%) Migration
4 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
6 12 (17.39%) Supplier Management
7 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
8 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.04%) C
9 9 (13.04%) Mainframe
10 8 (11.59%) Change Management
10 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
11 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
11 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.70%) Security Management
12 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.70%) MS Project
13 5 (7.25%) VME
13 5 (7.25%) MS Office
13 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
13 5 (7.25%) PMP
14 4 (5.80%) Service Management
14 4 (5.80%) Release Management
14 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
14 4 (5.80%) Economics
15 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
15 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
16 2 (2.90%) Risk Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Project
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Economics
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) VME
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Project Management
2 18 (26.09%) Migration
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
5 12 (17.39%) Supplier Management
6 8 (11.59%) Change Management
7 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.70%) Security Management
8 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.80%) Service Management
9 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Release Management
10 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.90%) Change Control
11 2 (2.90%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
12 1 (1.45%) E-business
12 1 (1.45%) Scrum
12 1 (1.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.25%) PMP
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) ICL
2 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco
3 1 (1.45%) EMC
3 1 (1.45%) Intel
3 1 (1.45%) Citrix
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
Blackpool, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago