The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 43 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.23% 6.10% 14.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.69% 7.88% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 20
Average daily rate
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£495 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £190 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Project Management
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 165 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 81.98% 77.46% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 109 107
Average daily rate £425 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £171 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £33.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Sheffield region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Sheffield region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 26 (36.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (35.21%) Finance
3 22 (30.99%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
6 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
6 12 (16.90%) Banking
6 12 (16.90%) Web Services
7 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
7 11 (15.49%) Analytics
8 10 (14.08%) Product Management
8 10 (14.08%) Open Source
8 10 (14.08%) PMP
8 10 (14.08%) PMI Certification
9 9 (12.68%) TDD
9 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.27%) BDD
10 8 (11.27%) Degree
11 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
11 7 (9.86%) Cisco
11 7 (9.86%) Change Management
12 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.45%) Information Security
12 6 (8.45%) SDLC
13 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
13 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
13 5 (7.04%) SAS
13 5 (7.04%) Windows
14 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.63%) ITIL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.04%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.23%) VLAN
2 3 (4.23%) LAN
2 3 (4.23%) VoIP
2 3 (4.23%) WAN
2 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.23%) VPN
2 3 (4.23%) SAN
2 3 (4.23%) MPLS
3 2 (2.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.82%) QlikView
2 1 (1.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.41%) DataStage
2 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Project Manager
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Test Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (2.82%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.63%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (5.63%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.23%) Life Science
5 3 (4.23%) Clustering
6 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
4 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
5 11 (15.49%) Analytics
6 10 (14.08%) Product Management
6 10 (14.08%) Open Source
7 9 (12.68%) TDD
7 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 7 (9.86%) Change Management
10 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.45%) Information Security
10 6 (8.45%) SDLC
11 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.63%) ITIL
12 4 (5.63%) Service Management
12 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) VB
1 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
1 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) PMP
1 10 (14.08%) PMI Certification
2 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.41%) IIBA
4 1 (1.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) Informatica
3 3 (4.23%) Pega
4 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
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