The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stoke-on-Trent region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 5 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.08% 2.78% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.71% 2.94% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-23.12% +34.45%
Project Manager
Staffordshire

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
68 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.77% 94.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 23
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stoke-on-Trent region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
7 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.70%) MS Project
8 2 (8.70%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (4.35%) APMP
9 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) APMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft