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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 28 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.24% 6.23% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.07% 7.92% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £220 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% -41.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £63 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -13.99%
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
199 240 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.68% 78.69% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 97 51
Average daily rate £338 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £129 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
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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 +12 22 £550 +289.38% 3
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Project Management
East Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 22 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.83%) Retail
3 10 (20.83%) Logistics
4 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 9 (18.75%) Change Control
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
6 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
6 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (14.58%) SAP
6 7 (14.58%) ETL
6 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.50%) MS Project
7 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.50%) Finance
7 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) Degree
8 5 (10.42%) QA
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 5 (10.42%) ERP
8 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.33%) BPR
9 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (6.25%) VCP4
10 3 (6.25%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Data Transformation

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Project
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
4 5 (10.42%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Data Manager
6 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) PMI
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.83%) Logistics
4 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 9 (18.75%) Change Control
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
6 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
6 7 (14.58%) ETL
6 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.42%) ERP
9 4 (8.33%) BPR
10 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) Validation
10 3 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (6.25%) Data Transformation
10 3 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) VCP4
3 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) SAP
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Primavera