The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.70% 6.45% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 6.67% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
35 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 94.59% 96.77% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 32
Average daily rate £363 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £306 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) MS Project
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Games
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Lingo

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Lingo
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint