The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.22% 14.29% 12.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 21.88% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£388 £372 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% +35.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.60 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% -10.76%
Project Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 54.88% 65.31% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 19
Average daily rate £388 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £429 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.60 £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 Worcestershire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -6 1 £388 +12.31%
Bromsgrove - - - -
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft