The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Preston region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 23 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.70% 4.84% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 5.00% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 60 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 97.22% 96.77% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 123
Average daily rate £405 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £318 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £10.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.52% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £21.50 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
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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 29 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Infor
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Kronos
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) CAFM
4 1 (16.67%) Maximo
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Documentum
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Primavera

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (16.67%) CAFM
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Infor
2 1 (16.67%) Kronos
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Primavera