Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Delivery
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 6 6 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.50% 3.23% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 4.41% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Median daily rate £300 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +4.43% +14.49%
10th Percentile £230 £370 £354
90th Percentile £360 £419 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £431 £450
% change year-on-year -2.61% -4.17% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £55.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year - +136.56% +16.25%

Project Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 66 136 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 82.50% 73.12% 83.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 95 169
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £263 £174 £287
90th Percentile £513 £521 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 10
Median hourly rate £28.25 £15.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.33% +12.36% -6.97%
10th Percentile £16.73 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £40.78 £57.00 £56.15
Median hourly rate £23.92 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +36.66% +12.90% -37.98%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in Staffordshire

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in Staffordshire

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in Staffordshire

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in Staffordshire

Project Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Delivery within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +1 1 £300 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £225 - 3
Leek - 1 £375 -
Project Delivery
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Thinking
2 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (16.67%) Housing Association
2 1 (16.67%) Emotional Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (16.67%) Business Case
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Project Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Housing Association
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCADA Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Business Case
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Emotional Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Orchard