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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.70% 4.27% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.05% 6.10% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£385 £215 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.06% -26.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.12 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -6.08%
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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
83 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.17% 70.09% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 26
Average daily rate £435 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £31.92 £22.83 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.82% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.19 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £23.15 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Preston region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) MS Project
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) PMI
5 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (6.67%) Ansible
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Project
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
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%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) APMP
4 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) HND
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) webMethods
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
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