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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.32% 1.39% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 2.78% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.35 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -13.99%
Project Management
Lancashire

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 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 71.58% 50.00% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 39
Average daily rate £385 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +9.09%
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 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 27 February 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Project
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
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