Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 747 807
Rank change year-on-year -50 +60 -75
Contract jobs citing Primavera 78 137 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.98% 1.58% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 73 46
UK median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £303 £301 £289
90th Percentile £600 £565 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £454
% change year-on-year +12.00% -17.36% +19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -29.82% -18.57%
10th Percentile £37.95 £16.60 £28.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £20.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +125.00% -29.82% -18.57%

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7984 8664 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.04% 8.16% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4680 5156 5216
UK median daily rate £454 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 130
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.93
90th Percentile £48.70 £93.00 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -29.23%

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 October 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
Top 12 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 October 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 -16 73 £425 +13.33% 1
UK excluding London -12 63 £420 +12.00%
South East +19 29 £425 +33.33%
Midlands +18 20 £420 -2.33%
East Midlands -2 13 £431 -13.75%
London -3 11 £425 +3.03% 1
West Midlands +27 9 £360 -4.00%
South West -6 8 £401 +14.64%
North of England +81 4 £450 +59.29%
North West +22 3 £450 -
Scotland +10 2 £335 +11.67%
Yorkshire +34 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (46.15%) Project Management
2 34 (43.59%) Security Cleared
3 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
4 25 (32.05%) Oracle
5 20 (25.64%) Finance
6 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (21.79%) ERP
6 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (14.10%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (12.82%) PMO
10 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
11 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
11 8 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
11 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
11 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.97%) SAP
12 7 (8.97%) MS Project Server
13 6 (7.69%) Military
13 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (7.69%) Coaching
14 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
14 5 (6.41%) Analytics
15 4 (5.13%) User Experience
15 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Analysis
15 4 (5.13%) Automotive
15 4 (5.13%) GAP Analysis

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 7 (8.97%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.56%) CA PPM
3 2 (2.56%) SAP PS
3 2 (2.56%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) LTE
2 2 (2.56%) 2G
2 2 (2.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) QlikView
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.28%) HBase
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Military
4 4 (5.13%) Automotive
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Project Planner
3 11 (14.10%) Business Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Oracle Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) ERP Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) ERP Business Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) PMO Manager
9 4 (5.13%) PMO Planner
10 3 (3.85%) Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Business Transformation Director
10 3 (3.85%) Programme Director
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Project Planner
10 3 (3.85%) Transformation Director
10 3 (3.85%) Transformation Programme Director
11 2 (2.56%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.28%) D3.js
2 1 (1.28%) ggplot
2 1 (1.28%) NumPy
2 1 (1.28%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.13%) User Experience
2 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Life Science
3 1 (1.28%) RIA
3 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Project Management
2 17 (21.79%) ERP
3 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
4 8 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.69%) Coaching
6 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (6.41%) Analytics
7 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
8 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.13%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) Requirements Management
8 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 3 (3.85%) Change Management
9 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
1 2 (2.56%) VB
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.28%) Python
2 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) APMP
5 1 (1.28%) HNC
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) PMO
2 2 (2.56%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.28%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle
2 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
4 2 (2.56%) CA
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco
4 2 (2.56%) Motorola
4 2 (2.56%) NetApp
4 2 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com