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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.81% - 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£500 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
78 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 75.00% 40.54% 61.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 35
Average daily rate £385 £350 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.67 £40.00 £53.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.31% -24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £28.00 £35.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £40.00 £70.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 (46.15%) MS Project
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Project
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Service Management
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
1 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) webMethods
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight