Period
to 20 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.38% 11.95% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 12.26% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £381 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.59% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £341 £412 £363
90th Percentile £463 £588 £388
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent with a recognized job title 90 155 61
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 97.48% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 41
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £235 £158 £258
90th Percentile £478 £513 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £10.30 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.80% +85.19% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.21 £14.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £12.97 £25.00 £18.10
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +10.77%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Stoke-on-Trent

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Stoke-on-Trent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Stoke-on-Trent

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft