Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 6.13% 5.22% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 7.14% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
Preston median daily rate £413 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -15.79% -5.94%
10th Percentile £351 £370 £306
90th Percentile £473 £475 £513
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -5.71% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Preston median hourly rate £24.50 £43.03 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.06% +60.37% -48.90%
10th Percentile £16.05 £29.53 £16.12
90th Percentile £29.00 £56.11 £56.97
Lancashire median hourly rate £24.50 £40.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year -38.75% +49.09% -25.99%

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 Preston with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 187 98 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 88.21% 73.13% 82.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 54 84
Preston median daily rate £425 £331 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.40% -22.12% -
10th Percentile £325 £100 £224
90th Percentile £550 £460 £593
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £440
% change year-on-year +9.68% -11.93% +16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 40
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +13.33% +35.00%
10th Percentile £19.68 £11.04 £16.27
90th Percentile £54.55 £60.05 £47.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% +10.14% +37.91%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Preston over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 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 Preston region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) PMO
3 2 (15.38%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle iSupplier
4 1 (7.69%) Source to Pay
4 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) FileMaker Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior PMO
3 1 (7.69%) Payroll Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Controller
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) OS/2
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Proactive Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Runbook
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Source to Pay
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter