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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 5 12
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 19 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.71% 15.38% 9.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 20.92% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 50 28
Median daily rate £450 £450 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £343 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £656 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £59.31 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.84% +88.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.11%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 289 325 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.79% 73.53% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 201 207
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 31
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £57.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -11 15 £425 +54.54% 1
Blackburn - 3 £488 - 1
Chorley +5 1 £413 +10.00% 1
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 17 (44.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Change Management
3 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
4 8 (21.05%) Data Centre Operations
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
4 8 (21.05%) Unix
4 8 (21.05%) CRM
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (18.42%) UML
5 7 (18.42%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (18.42%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Logistics
5 7 (18.42%) Use Case
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) Service Design
6 6 (15.79%) PMO
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) OS/2
7 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.53%) Single Customer View
8 4 (10.53%) Email Marketing

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:

Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Data Centre Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Migration Manager
5 4 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Manager
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.63%) Life Science
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Change Management
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) CRM
4 8 (21.05%) Data Centre Operations
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Logistics
5 7 (18.42%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.42%) Service Design
5 7 (18.42%) UML
5 7 (18.42%) Use Case
6 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Email Marketing
7 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) HNC
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
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