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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 17 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.55% 7.86% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.94% 9.73% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £451 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.67% +32.23%

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
123 113 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.21% 80.71% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 72
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 6 £425 +14.86%
Cannock - 1 £425 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £425 -
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (36.36%) Migration
2 12 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (15.15%) Transition Management
7 5 (15.15%) PMO
7 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.15%) SAP
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) Degree
8 4 (12.12%) Data Management
9 3 (9.09%) MS Project
9 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.06%) Office 365
10 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.06%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (6.06%) CRM
10 2 (6.06%) ERP
10 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (6.06%) NHS
10 2 (6.06%) Quality Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Cutover Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Change Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (36.36%) Migration
2 12 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 9 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Transition Management
6 4 (12.12%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) Information Management
8 2 (6.06%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) Change Management
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle