The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 7.59% 4.63% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.45% 4.76% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£489 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
71 105 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 89.87% 97.22% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 30
Average daily rate £438 £423 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +40.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 10
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% +109.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £15.03 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.61 £50.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Preston region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Preston region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (17.65%) PMI
5 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) MS Project
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) ProC
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Data Migration

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) ProC
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) JSP
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint