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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 25 32 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.63% 4.28% 11.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 5.44% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £118 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+219.14% -63.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £115 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
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
209 239 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.59% 78.62% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 102 69
Average daily rate £346 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £125 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 40
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +7 10 £375 +226.08% 5
Hinckley - 3 - -
Loughborough - 1 £385 - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Project Management
East Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (26.32%) Finance
1 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) MS Office
4 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) SCCM
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Change Control
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.89%) HNC
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.26%) PMP
8 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Deployment Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) PMI
1 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
4 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.89%) Change Control
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.26%) Logistics
5 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) HNC
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PMP
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Primavera
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft