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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 10 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 26 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.56% 11.92% 10.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 13.04% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 13
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £410 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
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
220 138 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.78% 91.39% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 92 73
Median daily rate £325 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £8.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 10 £425 +13.33%
Burton-upon-Trent +1 8 £410 +9.33%
Tamworth -3 1 £463 +17.46%
Stafford -4 1 £400 +36.75%
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 35 (67.31%) Project Management
2 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.15%) Migration
5 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 7 (13.46%) Process Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) MS Office
6 7 (13.46%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) Scrum
7 6 (11.54%) SAP
7 6 (11.54%) PMP
7 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
8 5 (9.62%) ERP
8 5 (9.62%) Service Management
9 4 (7.69%) Legal
9 4 (7.69%) LAN
9 4 (7.69%) CRM
9 4 (7.69%) NHS
9 4 (7.69%) WAN
9 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.69%) Business Development
9 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.77%) MS Project

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 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LAN
1 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Power BI
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.69%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Project Management
2 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) Migration
5 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.46%) Process Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) Scrum
7 5 (9.62%) ERP
7 5 (9.62%) Service Management
8 4 (7.69%) Business Development
8 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.77%) Change Management
10 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
1 6 (11.54%) PMP
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) APMP
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) VMware