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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.86% 6.52% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 9.52% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate £370 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £345 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
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
112 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.00% 68.48% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 41 63
Average daily rate £340 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Burton-upon-Trent -1 4 £401 -5.58% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -5 1 £370 -7.50% 5
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (29.17%) Change Management
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Online Games
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (25.00%) VB6
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Games
2 6 (25.00%) WinForms
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VB
2 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) QMS
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Change Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Project Office Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Quality Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Healthcare Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Healthcare Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (25.00%) Online Games
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (8.33%) QMS
4 2 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Hazard Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VB
2 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Progress
4 1 (4.17%) MKS