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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.15% - 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£505 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -3.84%
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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
76 21 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 78.35% 63.64% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 49
Average daily rate £500 £350 £447
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £207 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £78.00 £15.00 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+420.00% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 5 (33.33%) MS Project
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.67%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.67%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco