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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 584 604
Rank change year-on-year +40 +20  
Contract jobs citing Primavera 58 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.47% 1.33% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 19
Median daily rate £394 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.91% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £298 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £445
% change year-on-year +7.21% -21.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.42% -42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +157.57% -42.10%  

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 3954 4443 4854
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.26% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2328 2721 2763
Median daily rate £475 £433 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.82% -1.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 51
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Primavera
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Primavera as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 55 £400 +12.67% 1
South East +12 22 £370 -1.33%
Hampshire +23 18 £370 +18.40%
Winchester +13 9 £401 +30.77%
East Midlands +2 8 £400 -
London +4 7 £400 -
South West 0 7 £359 +2.50%
North West +27 5 £450 +109.30%
Derbyshire -9 5 £400 -
West Midlands +14 4 £300 -13.04%
Bristol -6 4 £388 +10.71%
Derby -15 4 £400 -
Cumbria - 4 - -
West Sussex +16 3 - -
Devon - 3 £330 -
Yorkshire +27 2 - -
Plymouth - 2 £330 -
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Scotland +35 1 £270 -
Edinburgh +15 1 £270 -
Berkshire +14 1 - -
Manchester +12 1 £450 +109.30%
New Malden - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £525 -
York - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £525 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 47 (45.19%) Project Management
2 32 (30.77%) Microsoft Project
3 31 (29.81%) Security Cleared
4 26 (25.00%) Oracle
4 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 21 (20.19%) PMO
6 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 19 (18.27%) Finance
8 17 (16.35%) Programme Management
9 16 (15.38%) SAP
10 12 (11.54%) ERP
10 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.58%) Manufacturing
11 11 (10.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 11 (10.58%) Project Planning
11 11 (10.58%) QlikView
11 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
12 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (8.65%) Earned Value Management
13 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (7.69%) Change Management
14 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
14 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (6.73%) Migration
15 7 (6.73%) Risk Analysis
15 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
15 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
15 7 (6.73%) Oracle Reports

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 6 (5.77%) MS Project Server
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.92%) Captiva
4 2 (1.92%) Documentum
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (5.77%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) CA PPM
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.85%) SAP PS
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.92%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.92%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.96%) Workfront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) QlikView
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
1 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.88%) Automotive
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Project Planner
2 20 (19.23%) Consultant
3 11 (10.58%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.62%) Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Senior Project Planner
6 6 (5.77%) PMO Planner
7 5 (4.81%) Planning Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Project Controller
8 4 (3.85%) Senior PMO
9 3 (2.88%) QlikView Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (1.92%) JDE Consultant
10 2 (1.92%) JDE Functional Consultant
10 2 (1.92%) Lead Project Manager
10 2 (1.92%) PMO Manager
10 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Linux
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Solaris
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.19%) Project Management
2 17 (16.35%) Programme Management
3 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.54%) ERP
4 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
4 11 (10.58%) Project Planning
5 9 (8.65%) Earned Value Management
6 8 (7.69%) Change Management
6 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.73%) Change Control
7 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.73%) Migration
7 7 (6.73%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.81%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.81%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (4.81%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.88%) C
1 3 (2.88%) VB
2 2 (1.92%) SQL
3 1 (0.96%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (29.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.88%) Degree
4 3 (2.88%) PMP
5 2 (1.92%) APMP
5 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.96%) HNC
6 1 (0.96%) HND
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.19%) PMO
2 4 (3.85%) P3O
2 4 (3.85%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Oracle
2 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.38%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) CA
5 3 (2.88%) Cognos
5 3 (2.88%) Progress
5 3 (2.88%) Remedy
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.92%) IFS
6 2 (1.92%) Informatica
6 2 (1.92%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.92%) NEC
6 2 (1.92%) NetApp
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com