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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 14 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.02% 1.92% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.89% 2.75% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.60 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -3.84%
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
94 109 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 74.02% 69.87% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 42
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +8.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Change Control
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 2 (9.09%) MS Project
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) HNC
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) Change Control
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Coaching
5 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) HNC
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Primavera
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
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