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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 19 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.50% 8.06% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.18% 11.24% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £178 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.16 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -17.19%
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
134 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.03% 71.77% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 47 43
Average daily rate £375 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% -13.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.77 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £25.00 £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +4 5 £400 - 5
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £250 - 2
Lichfield - 1 - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - - 1
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (48.28%) PRINCE2
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) MS Project
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) QA
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 4 (13.79%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) Cadence
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (13.79%) MS Office
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.34%) Flash

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Project
3 4 (13.79%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) EDMS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) TestComplete
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior IT Programme Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Programme Manager
3 4 (13.79%) IT Programme Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Programme Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
1 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Flex
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) Flash
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe AIR
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) Change Control
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) ActionScript
2 3 (10.34%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.45%) Lingo
3 1 (3.45%) VB6
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cadence
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Remedy
3 2 (6.90%) MKS
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Sage
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago