The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Preston region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.67% 11.36% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 12.35% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £331 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
Project Manager
Lancashire

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
103 81 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 94.50% 92.05% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 37
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 19
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +4.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Preston region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Preston region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (10.00%) Case Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Case Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow