The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 21 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.67% 8.18% 8.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.11% 12.26% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 2
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£325 £285 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £180 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £405 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £34.50 £35.11
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -1.73%
Project Management
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 106 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.22% 66.67% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 67 39
Average daily rate £345 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.20 £15.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £17.30 £25.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +8 5 £400 +8.10% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £250 -
Cannock +3 1 £213 -
Stafford -2 1 £275 +30.79%
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) MS Project
4 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
5 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
5 5 (16.13%) NHS
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (12.90%) MS Office
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Local Government
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) QA
7 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
8 2 (6.45%) Active Directory

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Project
3 4 (12.90%) MS Office
4 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) EDMS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) TestComplete
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Local Government
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
3 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Automated Tester
3 2 (6.45%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Junior
4 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
1 2 (6.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Flash
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) NHS
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) PMI
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
4 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) People Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.23%) Lingo
3 1 (3.23%) VB6
3 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Lotus
3 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
3 2 (6.45%) MKS
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
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