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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 6 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.82% 5.81% 16.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.86% 10.87% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £450 £314 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.42% -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
28 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 71.79% 53.49% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 27
Average daily rate £425 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +176.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 2 £425 +35.45% 3
Malvern - 2 £450 - 1
Bromsgrove - 1 £425 -
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Business Development
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Misys Midas
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Business Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (30.00%) Business Development
1 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
1 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle