The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 15 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 9.09% 6.25% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.24% 8.33% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +5.35%
Project Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 68.69% 75.00% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 65
Average daily rate £423 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £347 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 6 (46.15%) MS Project
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (15.38%) MSI
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
3 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
3 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) Infor

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
1 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
1 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Software Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
1 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (7.69%) CAFM
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Primavera
3 1 (7.69%) Kronos
3 1 (7.69%) Infor
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