The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 23 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
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 7.08% 5.45% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 7.14% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £445 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.81% -42.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £205 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £335 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £59.31 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.84% +263.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -21.42%  

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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 210 84 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 87.50% 76.36% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 44 40
Median daily rate £445 £370 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -14.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 11
Median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +22.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.11 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.31 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Preston

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) OS/2
5 6 (30.00%) Logistics
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (10.00%) PMO
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle iSupplier
8 1 (5.00%) Source to Pay
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.00%) Earned Value Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Migration Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Integration Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Integration Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Project Controller
6 1 (5.00%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Smart Metering Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) Logistics
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) BPR
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Data Management
8 1 (5.00%) Earned Value Management
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Source to Pay
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
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