The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 10 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 19 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.05% 7.75% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.56% 8.53% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 6
Median daily rate £300 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
180 129 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.24% 90.85% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 76
Median daily rate £338 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £17.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Staffordshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Staffordshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Staffordshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Tamworth -3 3 £425 +1.19%
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £450 -
Stafford -1 2 £300 +9.09%
Lichfield - 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 £290 -37.29%
Cannock - 1 £425 -
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Project Management
2 13 (46.43%) PRINCE2
3 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (10.71%) NHS
7 3 (10.71%) ERP
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco
8 2 (7.14%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (7.14%) Information Management
8 2 (7.14%) Local Government
8 2 (7.14%) Google
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.14%) Office 365
8 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (3.57%) Service Design
9 1 (3.57%) Transition Management

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Project Management
2 13 (46.43%) PRINCE2
3 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Information Management
7 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.57%) Service Design
8 1 (3.57%) Transition Management
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP