The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 22 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.35% 13.08% 11.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 16.67% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £246 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -21.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £115 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £543 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 60.25% 78.50% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 30
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £9.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -74.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.10 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.62 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
Leicestershire

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
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 25 July 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 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) SEO
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) JSP
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) XHTML
3 4 (20.00%) Ajax
3 4 (20.00%) CMS
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) MS Project
4 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) HNC

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) JSP
1 4 (20.00%) XHTML
1 4 (20.00%) Ajax
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Change Management
1 4 (20.00%) MVC
1 4 (20.00%) SEO
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Primavera
2 1 (5.00%) LANDesk