The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 21 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.96% 6.63% 12.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 8.53% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £115 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.08% -69.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £115 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
Project Management
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 129 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 73.51% 77.71% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 28
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -32.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £9.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Leicester region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Leicester region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) HNC
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) PMP
6 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Primavera
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) DFSS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) SSADM

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SSADM
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.67%) DFSS
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Primavera