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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 9 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 7.96% 7.69% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 10.67% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £382 £385 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +79.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Project Management
Lancashire

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
88 75 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 77.88% 72.12% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 47
Median daily rate £370 £435 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £295 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 11
Median hourly rate £30.25 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +59.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (6.67%) Tellabs
5 1 (6.67%) Virgin Media
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) GSM
1 1 (6.67%) IPv4
1 1 (6.67%) LTE
1 1 (6.67%) MegaStream
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.67%) SDH
1 1 (6.67%) UMTS
1 1 (6.67%) VoLTE
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.67%) Huawei
2 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (6.67%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Tellabs
2 1 (6.67%) Virgin Media