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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 17 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.00% 5.96% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 8.04% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +226.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
107 112 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 66.88% 74.17% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 50
Average daily rate £325 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Change Control
3 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) People Management
7 2 (13.33%) Clustering
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) PBX
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (6.67%) Service Management
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.67%) UNIX
8 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
8 1 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.67%) SAN

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) PBX
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) CTI
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (46.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Control
2 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.67%) IBM