The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Preston region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.31% 3.39% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 5.41% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 37 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.07% 62.71% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 92
Average daily rate £388 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £316 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 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 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) MS Project
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (18.18%) MSI
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (18.18%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
4 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) Infor
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) CAFM
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Primavera
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
1 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
1 2 (18.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Assistant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
1 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (9.09%) CAFM
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Primavera
2 1 (9.09%) Kronos
2 1 (9.09%) Infor
2 1 (9.09%) SAP