The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 15 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.32% 8.70% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 12.66% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
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£240 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.06% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £270 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £625 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.69 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 79 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.73% 68.70% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 70
Average daily rate £328 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £17.72 £19.85 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% +18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £8.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Project Management
West Midlands

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +9 2 £373 +0.67% 4
Cannock - 2 £213 -
Stafford +1 1 £240 -40.00% 4
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) NHS
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Back Office
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project Server
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
4 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) NHS Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Assistant
4 1 (5.26%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft