Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 18 August 2017 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 Management
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 19 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.30% 11.75% 12.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.61% 14.47% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 38
Staffordshire median daily rate £369 £413 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +11.86% +47.50%
10th Percentile £324 £271 £250
90th Percentile £469 £488 £441
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £13.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £31.44
% change year-on-year -13.98% -26.05% -16.83%

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 179 311 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 78.17% 81.20% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 190 189
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £216 £203 £263
90th Percentile £475 £488 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 22
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.35 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.30% -11.67% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.95 £8.70
90th Percentile £31.90 £46.80 £40.28
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -26.09% +27.78%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Staffordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Staffordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Staffordshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Staffordshire

Project Management
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 Management within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -11 6 £450 -5.26% 1
Stafford +9 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 - - 3
Project Management
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (21.05%) AutoCAD
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) GIS
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Billing
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering

Project Management
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 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) GIS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Billing Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) ICT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Database Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (26.32%) Time Management
2 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Pascal
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) JDA