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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.08% 7.72% 7.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.22% 8.25% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 12
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£350 £330 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +23.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £426 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +8.92%
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
352 291 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.72% 93.57% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 170 123
Average daily rate £380 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 26
Average hourly rate £26.83 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £30.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Blackpool +16 18 £378 -18.81%
Preston +13 11 £371 -4.19% 1
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Colne - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (47.56%) Project Management
2 25 (30.49%) Migration
3 24 (29.27%) Finance
4 20 (24.39%) Supplier Management
4 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.39%) PRINCE2
5 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 9 (10.98%) Security Management
7 9 (10.98%) Mainframe
7 9 (10.98%) C
8 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
8 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (8.54%) PMP
10 6 (7.32%) Change Management
10 6 (7.32%) MS Project
10 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
10 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.10%) VME
11 5 (6.10%) MS Office
11 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
12 4 (4.88%) Service Management
12 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.88%) Economics
12 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
12 4 (4.88%) Release Management
13 3 (3.66%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Project
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) LAN
1 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Economics
4 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) VME
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Project Management
2 25 (30.49%) Migration
3 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.39%) PRINCE2
3 20 (24.39%) Supplier Management
4 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.98%) Security Management
6 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 6 (7.32%) Change Management
6 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.88%) Release Management
7 4 (4.88%) Service Management
7 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.66%) RUP
8 3 (3.66%) Scrum
8 3 (3.66%) Change Control
9 2 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
3 7 (8.54%) PMP
4 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) ICL
2 2 (2.44%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco
3 1 (1.22%) EMC
3 1 (1.22%) Citrix
3 1 (1.22%) VMware
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