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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 18 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.37% 8.21% 11.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 9.09% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
Median daily rate £313 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £356 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.90 £37.05 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -10.18%
Project Manager
West Midlands

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
196 121 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.08% 90.30% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 81 66
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.61 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.62% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stafford -1 2 £300 -3.22%
Burton-upon-Trent -2 2 £308 -33.51%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Tamworth 0 1 £463 +8.82%
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 29 (65.91%) Project Management
2 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.18%) MS Office
6 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
8 6 (13.64%) PMP
8 6 (13.64%) PMI Certification
8 6 (13.64%) NHS
8 6 (13.64%) SAP
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
9 5 (11.36%) Service Management
10 4 (9.09%) Legal
10 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.09%) Business Development
10 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
11 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.82%) MS Project
11 3 (6.82%) HP
12 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.55%) ITIL
12 2 (4.55%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) MS Project
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Power BI
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) NHS
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Project Management
2 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
6 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 5 (11.36%) Service Management
8 4 (9.09%) Business Development
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL
10 2 (4.55%) Line Management
10 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.55%) Scrum
10 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) PMI Certification
1 6 (13.64%) PMP
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) APMP
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle