Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Primavera skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Primavera over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 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.

Oracle Primavera
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 573 559
Rank change year-on-year -33 -14 +74
Contract jobs citing Primavera 41 63 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.074% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.27% 1.53% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 65
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.61% +12.00% -17.36%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £293
90th Percentile £481 £588 £561
UK median daily rate £371 £416 £375
% change year-on-year -10.81% +11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +125.00% -29.82%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +112.50% -29.82%

Primavera is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,222 4,110 4,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.85% 7.83% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,915 2,402 2,801
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £620 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 54 72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +9.74% +8.96%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £59.00 £47.73 £97.80
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -

Primavera
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Primavera as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Primavera in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Primavera in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Primavera in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Primavera in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Primavera in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Primavera in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Primavera in the UK excluding London

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Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Primavera within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
South West -6 19 £345 -14.02% 9
South East -33 8 £380 -10.59% 1
Midlands -25 6 £410 -2.38% 2
West Midlands -27 4 £325 -9.72% 2
North West -11 3 £365 -18.89% 2
North of England -12 3 £365 -18.89% 2
East of England - 3 £500 - 1
East Midlands 0 2 £415 -3.77%
Scotland -20 2 £388 +15.67%
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UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Primavera also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Primavera.

1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Project Management
3 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) Coaching
8 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Programme Management
9 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
10 8 (19.51%) Change Control
10 8 (19.51%) PMO
11 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
12 6 (14.63%) SAP
12 6 (14.63%) C
12 6 (14.63%) QA
13 5 (12.20%) Oracle
13 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
14 4 (9.76%) Documentum
14 4 (9.76%) Change Management
14 4 (9.76%) Document Management
14 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
14 4 (9.76%) APMP
14 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
14 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
15 3 (7.32%) Degree
15 3 (7.32%) Supply Chain Management

Primavera
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Documentum
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) QAComplete
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) IT Manager
2 7 (17.07%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) PMO Planner
3 5 (12.20%) Project Planner
4 4 (9.76%) Programme Planner
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Manager
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) ERP Manager
6 2 (4.88%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Office Support
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Assistant Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Project Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Project Controller
7 1 (2.44%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.44%) Life Science
2 1 (2.44%) SCADA
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) VMS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Project Management
2 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Coaching
5 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
5 9 (21.95%) Programme Management
6 8 (19.51%) Change Control
7 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Document Management
8 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) DSDM
9 3 (7.32%) ERP
9 3 (7.32%) RAD
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) APMP
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) HNC
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (2.44%) PMP
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) PMO
2 6 (14.63%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 3 (7.32%) Infor
4 3 (7.32%) Kronos
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.44%) Cadence
6 1 (2.44%) Planview