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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 25 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.43% 7.08% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.66% 11.43% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 10
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£388 £338 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £360 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
134 70 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.72% 61.95% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 52
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.70 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £22.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 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 September 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £363 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 £420 +12.00% 2
Tamworth - 3 £388 - 2
Stafford - 2 £275 -
Cannock - 1 £213 -
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (29.79%) PRINCE2
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) Change Management
4 8 (17.02%) Finance
4 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
5 7 (14.89%) MS Project
5 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) Supplier Management
5 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.77%) Games
6 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
6 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.64%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) NHS
8 4 (8.51%) Legal
8 4 (8.51%) Service Management
8 4 (8.51%) MS Office
8 4 (8.51%) SAP
8 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
8 4 (8.51%) Citrix
8 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
8 4 (8.51%) Local Government
8 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Degree
8 4 (8.51%) QA
9 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
9 3 (6.38%) Online Games

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Lync
2 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Project
3 4 (8.51%) MS Office
4 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) WebEx
2 1 (2.13%) PABX
2 1 (2.13%) Extranet
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) TestComplete
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Games
3 4 (8.51%) Local Government
3 4 (8.51%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Change Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Flash Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
5 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Project Officer
5 2 (4.26%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Automated Tester
5 2 (4.26%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management Officer
6 1 (2.13%) Project Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
1 3 (6.38%) Flash
1 3 (6.38%) WinForms
1 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
1 3 (6.38%) HTML5
1 3 (6.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) NHS
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Online Games
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) PRINCE2
2 9 (19.15%) Change Management
3 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.89%) Supplier Management
3 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) QMS
6 3 (6.38%) People Management
7 2 (4.26%) SDLC
7 2 (4.26%) Coaching
7 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.26%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) VB6
3 3 (6.38%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.38%) VB
3 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.38%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Lotus
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy
3 2 (4.26%) MKS
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint