The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 7.50% 4.65% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 12.50% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£393 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 63.75% 37.21% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 4
Average daily rate £350 £380 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £23.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -44.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 4 (25.00%) SAP
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) JSP
2 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SAP MII
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Testing Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PLC Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
1 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 2 (12.50%) Test Management
1 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
1 2 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco