Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 August 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.

Oracle Primavera
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 729 795 789
Rank change year-on-year +66 -6 -22
Contract jobs citing Primavera 112 107 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.099% 0.088%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.46% 1.24% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 47
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -7.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £309
90th Percentile £538 £569 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -66.67% +179.07%
10th Percentile £35.55 £16.60 £23.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.60 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £18.25 £60.00
% change year-on-year +119.18% -69.58% +80.45%

Primavera is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7660 8611 9357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.00% 7.94% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4429 5120 5149
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +4.64% +1.22% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 96 113
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -30.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.40
90th Percentile £59.33 £69.07 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +55.56% -31.82%

Primavera
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Primavera as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Primavera in the UK

Primavera
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Primavera in the UK

Primavera
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Primavera over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Primavera in the UK

Primavera
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Primavera in the UK

Primavera
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Primavera over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Primavera in the UK

Primavera
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 21 August 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
England +51 104 £400 +6.67% 2
UK excluding London +58 89 £400 +6.67% 1
South East +45 44 £400 +3.23%
Midlands +35 24 £410 +2.50%
London +25 16 £419 +4.69% 1
East Midlands +2 16 £431 -28.13%
West Midlands +42 10 £320 -14.67%
South West -14 10 £381 +8.93%
North of England +75 8 £450 +80.90% 1
North West +36 6 £450 +109.30% 1
Yorkshire +37 2 - -
Scotland +24 2 £335 +11.67%
East of England -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Primavera also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Primavera.

1 49 (43.75%) Project Management
2 38 (33.93%) Oracle
3 37 (33.04%) Security Cleared
4 35 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 26 (23.21%) Finance
7 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 22 (19.64%) PMO
9 20 (17.86%) ERP
10 17 (15.18%) Programme Management
11 13 (11.61%) QlikView
12 12 (10.71%) Project Planning
13 11 (9.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 11 (9.82%) Oracle ERP
13 11 (9.82%) SAP
14 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (8.93%) Risk Analysis
15 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (8.04%) MS Project Server
15 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
16 8 (7.14%) Change Management
16 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
16 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
16 8 (7.14%) Earned Value Management
16 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (6.25%) Change Control
17 7 (6.25%) Business Transformation

Primavera
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (8.04%) MS Project Server
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
2 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.57%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.79%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (1.79%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) QlikView
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.89%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.36%) Military
4 5 (4.46%) Automotive
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Project Planner
2 20 (17.86%) Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Consultant
4 11 (9.82%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.93%) Oracle Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Report Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) PMO Planner
8 7 (6.25%) Senior Project Planner
9 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) ERP Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) ERP Business Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) PMO Manager
11 4 (3.57%) Architect
11 4 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (3.57%) Project Controller
11 4 (3.57%) Senior PMO
12 3 (2.68%) Programme Director
12 3 (2.68%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.89%) Life Science
4 1 (0.89%) PMI
4 1 (0.89%) RIA
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Linux
2 2 (1.79%) Unix
2 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (43.75%) Project Management
2 20 (17.86%) ERP
3 17 (15.18%) Programme Management
4 12 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 10 (8.93%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.14%) Change Management
7 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (7.14%) Earned Value Management
7 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.25%) Business Transformation
8 7 (6.25%) Change Control
8 7 (6.25%) Coaching
8 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.36%) Critical Path Analysis
9 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.36%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (4.46%) Analytics
10 5 (4.46%) Data Analytics
10 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) VB
2 2 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.68%) PMP
4 2 (1.79%) APMP
4 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.89%) HNC
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.64%) PMO
2 4 (3.57%) P3O
3 2 (1.79%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (33.93%) Oracle
2 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.82%) SAP
4 3 (2.68%) Remedy
5 2 (1.79%) CA
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco
5 2 (1.79%) Cognos
5 2 (1.79%) IFS
5 2 (1.79%) Informatica
5 2 (1.79%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.79%) NEC
5 2 (1.79%) NetApp
5 2 (1.79%) Progress
5 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft