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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.46% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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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
81 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.32% 51.79% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 40
Average daily rate £410 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £28.77 £40.00 £53.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% -24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £27.00 £35.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £41.20 £70.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 6 (50.00%) MS Project
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) NHS
5 1 (8.33%) webMethods

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Project
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) webMethods
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight