The table below looks at the statistics for Primavera skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Primavera over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Primavera
Rank 559 549 503
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Contract jobs citing Primavera 41 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.92% 1.03% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £231 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £573 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4467 4876 4501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 9.05% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2581 2277
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.61 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -16.66%

Primavera
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Primavera within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Primavera Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Primavera
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Primavera within the UK.

Primavera Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Primavera
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Primavera within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Primavera Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Primavera
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Primavera within the UK.

Primavera Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Primavera
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Primavera within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 39 £400 -11.11% 7
London -14 12 £375 -6.25% 4
East Midlands +3 11 £480 +47.69%
Derbyshire - 11 £480 -
Derby - 11 £480 -
South East -31 7 £375 -25.00% 2
Hampshire -3 4 £363 -23.68%
North West -18 4 £520 -
Cumbria - 4 £520 -
West Midlands +3 3 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £488 +29.56%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £488 +29.56%
Reading +3 1 £350 -44.00%
Berkshire -3 1 £350 -38.86%
East of England -5 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £520 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Primavera
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Primavera also 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 that cited Primavera.

1 36 (37.11%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.02%) SC Cleared
3 30 (30.93%) SAP
4 29 (29.90%) MS Project
5 22 (22.68%) Finance
6 20 (20.62%) Project Management
6 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
7 19 (19.59%) Oracle
7 19 (19.59%) PRINCE2
8 18 (18.56%) Teamcenter
9 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.46%) SAP PS
11 13 (13.40%) Project Planning
11 13 (13.40%) Change Control
12 10 (10.31%) ITIL
12 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
13 9 (9.28%) P3O
13 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
13 9 (9.28%) Siemens
14 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
14 8 (8.25%) Quality Management
14 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (8.25%) APMP
15 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
15 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
15 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
15 7 (7.22%) SAP PM
15 7 (7.22%) PMP
15 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
16 6 (6.19%) DSDM

Primavera
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Primavera also 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 that cited Primavera. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) Documentum
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.03%) LiveLink
Applications
1 29 (29.90%) MS Project
2 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.19%) MS Office
5 5 (5.15%) Open Workbench
6 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Teamcenter
2 15 (15.46%) SAP PS
3 7 (7.22%) SAP PM
4 4 (4.12%) CA PPM
4 4 (4.12%) SAP PLM
4 4 (4.12%) SAP PP
5 2 (2.06%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.03%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.06%) QlikView
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.06%) OLAP
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Consultant
2 19 (19.59%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.37%) Project Planner
4 10 (10.31%) Integration Specialist
5 8 (8.25%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) Programme Planner
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) SAP PM Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Programme Planner
8 2 (2.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) SAP PS Consultant
8 2 (2.06%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.06%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.06%) Analyst
8 2 (2.06%) Developer
9 1 (1.03%) Business Developer
9 1 (1.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (1.03%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (1.03%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) MDX
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) PMI
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Life Science
4 2 (2.06%) Economics
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Project Management
2 19 (19.59%) PRINCE2
3 13 (13.40%) Project Planning
3 13 (13.40%) Change Control
4 10 (10.31%) ITIL
5 8 (8.25%) Quality Management
6 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
6 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.19%) Document Management
7 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.19%) Change Management
7 6 (6.19%) RAD
7 6 (6.19%) DSDM
7 6 (6.19%) ERP
7 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) SQL
1 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
1 2 (2.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.02%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.25%) APMP
5 7 (7.22%) PMP
6 6 (6.19%) PMI Certification
7 5 (5.15%) Degree
7 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.12%) PgMP
9 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) P3O
2 2 (2.06%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) SAP
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.59%) Oracle
4 9 (9.28%) Siemens
5 6 (6.19%) Planview
6 5 (5.15%) Niku
7 4 (4.12%) CA
8 2 (2.06%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.06%) Ariba
9 1 (1.03%) HP
9 1 (1.03%) Cognos
9 1 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) OpenText
9 1 (1.03%) Cadence
9 1 (1.03%) RightFax
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