Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 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
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 716 781
Rank change year-on-year -103 +65 -34
Contract jobs citing Primavera 63 120 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.89% 1.56% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 41
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £302 £307 £250
90th Percentile £643 £706 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.94% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
UK median hourly rate £33.68 £36.50 £41.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.74% -11.34% -31.38%
10th Percentile £26.91 £10.63 £32.89
90th Percentile £40.24 £41.75 £62.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.68 £36.50 £50.39
% change year-on-year -7.74% -27.56% -16.03%

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 7,067 7,689 8,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,152 4,524 4,903
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £31.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -1.19% +31.82%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £55.85 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +95.83%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 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
England -86 61 £450 +12.50% 6
UK excluding London -82 37 £444 +10.94% 7
London -46 26 £475 +4.68%
South East -31 16 £450 +18.27% 3
Midlands -33 12 £400 -25.93%
East Midlands -13 9 £400 -27.27%
East of England -10 4 - - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £375 +11.94%
South West -4 2 £525 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire -11 1 £375 -
North of England -19 1 £375 - 1
Scotland -35 1 £275 -
Wales - 1 £120 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 with a requirement for Primavera.

1 35 (55.56%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (47.62%) Project Management
3 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 24 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 18 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 18 (28.57%) Finance
6 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
7 14 (22.22%) Oracle
7 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.05%) PMO
9 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (12.70%) Programme Management
12 7 (11.11%) MS Project Server
12 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 7 (11.11%) ERP
12 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
12 7 (11.11%) User Experience
12 7 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
13 6 (9.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 6 (9.52%) SAFe Agilist
13 6 (9.52%) PMBOK
13 6 (9.52%) Scrum
13 6 (9.52%) CA
13 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (9.52%) CA PPM
14 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
14 5 (7.94%) Change Control

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 (11.11%) MS Project Server
2 3 (4.76%) Documentum
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (55.56%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.59%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) CA PPM
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MS Access
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Project Planner
3 7 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Programme Planner
5 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.35%) PMO Manager
5 4 (6.35%) PMO Planner
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Programme Planner
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.17%) ERP Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) ERP Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.17%) Portfolio Planner
7 2 (3.17%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 7 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
1 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Project Management
2 18 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (12.70%) Programme Management
6 7 (11.11%) ERP
6 7 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 6 (9.52%) Scrum
8 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Change Control
8 5 (7.94%) Dependency Management
9 4 (6.35%) Document Management
9 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.35%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
1 1 (1.59%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) SAFe Agilist
4 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) PMP
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) HNC
7 1 (1.59%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.59%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) PMO
2 6 (9.52%) PMBOK
3 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) CA
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.76%) Tableau
5 2 (3.17%) Artemis
5 2 (3.17%) Motorola
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) Planview
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore