The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 30 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 14 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.75% 10.15% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 14.84% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 8
Average daily rate £425 £425 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £63
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
Project Management
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 182 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.27% 68.42% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 122 94
Average daily rate £315 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 24
Average hourly rate £39.25 £10.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+273.80% -61.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £10.44 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £16.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicester -14 9 £431 -21.59% 3
Project Management
East Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) QA
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) Logistics
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM
6 2 (6.90%) Legal
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) User Stories
6 2 (6.90%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (6.90%) Velocity
6 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Degree

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) NX-OS
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Programme Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (3.45%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Finance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Velocity
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Coaching
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Logistics
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
4 2 (6.90%) Kanban
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) APMP
3 1 (3.45%) CCAB
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Infor
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) JDA
3 1 (3.45%) Meraki
3 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds