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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.70% 8.14% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 10.61% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £482 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £59.31 £16.30 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.86% -68.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
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
62 66 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 76.54% 76.74% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 21
Median daily rate £350 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 23
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.11 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.07% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.12 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Tellabs
5 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media
5 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) LTE
1 1 (9.09%) MegaStream
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (9.09%) SDH
1 1 (9.09%) UMTS
1 1 (9.09%) VoLTE
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Project Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Manager
2 1 (9.09%) PMO Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Information Management
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Mapinfo
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Tellabs
2 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media