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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 10 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.87% 10.91% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.86% 16.00% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
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£344 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -13.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
74 75 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 59.68% 68.18% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 74
Average daily rate £338 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £20.25 £23.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.95% +119.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.82 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.50 £16.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 3 £404 +9.12% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Lichfield - - - - 2
Stafford - - - - 2
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) NHS
5 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Back Office
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) MS Project
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) WinForms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Email Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
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