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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Primavera
Rank 562 532 545
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing Primavera 58 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.28% 1.32% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £305 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £598 £719
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £380 £438
% change year-on-year
+17.76% -13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +43.33%

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
4515 5147 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2531 2675 2496
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 87
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.56 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.86% +71.42%

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 27 August 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 25 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 27 August 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 -35 57 £400 - 5
London +25 29 £388 -17.55%
Cumbria -5 12 £438 -32.69%
North West -14 12 £438 -14.63% 1
Derby +4 6 - -
Derbyshire 0 6 - -
East Midlands -14 6 - -
South East -29 6 £458 -18.12% 1
West Midlands +10 3 £438 - 1
City of London +3 3 £425 -26.08%
Milton Keynes -14 3 £474 -14.25%
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £474 -14.25%
Berkshire +6 1 - -
Hampshire -4 1 £425 -
East of England -7 1 - - 1
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £520 -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £438 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Primavera
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
2 40 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 36 (37.89%) MS Project
4 34 (35.79%) SAP
5 32 (33.68%) Project Management
6 25 (26.32%) PRINCE2
7 21 (22.11%) Oracle
8 18 (18.95%) Project Planning
9 17 (17.89%) Finance
9 17 (17.89%) SAP PS
10 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
11 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
12 12 (12.63%) PLM
12 12 (12.63%) Change Control
13 11 (11.58%) Dependency Management
13 11 (11.58%) P3O
13 11 (11.58%) Risk Management
13 11 (11.58%) MS Visio
14 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.53%) Teamcenter
14 10 (10.53%) Programme Management
15 9 (9.47%) SAP PLM
15 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (8.42%) IaaS
16 8 (8.42%) APMP
16 8 (8.42%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (8.42%) Manufacturing
16 8 (8.42%) Quality Management
16 8 (8.42%) ERP

Primavera
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Documentum
Applications
1 36 (37.89%) MS Project
2 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
3 11 (11.58%) MS Visio
4 8 (8.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (8.42%) MS Office
5 5 (5.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (17.89%) SAP PS
2 10 (10.53%) Teamcenter
3 9 (9.47%) SAP PLM
4 6 (6.32%) SAP PM
4 6 (6.32%) SAP PP
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (3.16%) SAP QM
6 2 (2.11%) CA PPM
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.05%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.63%) Project Planner
2 12 (12.63%) Integration Specialist
3 11 (11.58%) Consultant
4 8 (8.42%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (6.32%) Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Test Specialist
7 3 (3.16%) Test Strategy Consultant
7 3 (3.16%) Strategy Consultant
7 3 (3.16%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.16%) SAP PS Consultant
7 3 (3.16%) Test Consultant
7 3 (3.16%) SAP PM Consultant
8 2 (2.11%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.11%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (2.11%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.11%) Report Analyst
9 1 (1.05%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
1 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) Project Management
2 25 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 18 (18.95%) Project Planning
4 12 (12.63%) PLM
4 12 (12.63%) Change Control
5 11 (11.58%) Dependency Management
5 11 (11.58%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 8 (8.42%) Quality Management
7 8 (8.42%) ERP
8 7 (7.37%) ITIL
9 6 (6.32%) RAD
9 6 (6.32%) DSDM
9 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.32%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.26%) Business Transformation
10 5 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
2 40 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.42%) APMP
5 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.16%) PMP
6 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.11%) Degree
7 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.11%) PgMP
8 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) P3O
2 7 (7.37%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) SAP
2 21 (22.11%) Oracle
3 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.37%) Planview
5 6 (6.32%) IBM
6 5 (5.26%) Niku
7 2 (2.11%) CA
7 2 (2.11%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.11%) Informatica
7 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.05%) HP
8 1 (1.05%) Tableau
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