Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 18 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 28 52 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.15% 8.01% 13.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 9.79% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 153
Lancashire median daily rate £405 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £305 £316 £263
90th Percentile £563 £546 £563
North West median daily rate £423 £408 £420
% change year-on-year +3.68% -2.98% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £24.50 £40.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% +49.09% -25.99%
10th Percentile £16.05 £29.60 £16.12
90th Percentile £29.00 £54.27 £56.97
North West median hourly rate £28.50 £21.02 £47.39
% change year-on-year +35.57% -55.64% +45.82%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 374 531 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.20% 81.82% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 352 515
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £384 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -14.72% +19.21%
10th Percentile £298 £213 £276
90th Percentile £607 £556 £646
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £16.74
90th Percentile £65.58 £63.77 £49.07
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 12 £400 - 1
Blackpool 0 7 £378 -20.53%
Chorley +8 3 £365 -8.75% 3
Blackburn - 3 £488 -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) PMO
6 3 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (10.71%) Unix
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) CRM Manager
2 3 (10.71%) CRM Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
2 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Business Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (7.14%) E-Business Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) OS/2
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Data Management
6 2 (7.14%) Earned Value Management
6 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) SFIA
6 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ECDL
4 1 (3.57%) HNC
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) LabWare
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter