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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.42% 1.39% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.39% 1.45% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£393 - £343
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
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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
77 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 81.05% 95.83% 87.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 49
Average daily rate £350 £325 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £203 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £651 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 4
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £31.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
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 February 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (37.50%) MS Project
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) NHS
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (6.25%) PMI
6 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago