Project Manager cum Analyst

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A project manager cun analyst's role is often undermined and the cost is considered as an overhead cost.  It is true, you can go without a project manager for a simple project but you need a PM when there is a team.  Even for a concept based new project, 30% to 40% jobs are of a system analyst cum project manager.  If you force your team developer to play the role of a project manager, you have to compromise with the project quality.

Education, skills and experiences

Education

Bachelor/Master in technology (B Tech/M. tech/MBA) or  similar degree in computer sciences (BCA/MCA/MBA)

Experiences

At least 5 years  of working experience in project management, system analysis, database design and web application development

Basic Role

  1. Will take responsiblity to give you the solution for a large or complex project and maintain the same in the long term

  1. Will take care of the system analysis, system design, database design and critical area programming

  2. Will manage a team of developers working on multiple projects or for a large project

  3. Will do all the associated project mgt works including estimation, scheduling, communication, planning

  4. Will also play the role of a system analyst when required

  5. Will play the role of a senior developer when required

Quality Control Skill

  1. A mature guy in web. Can think from user perspective that actually makes business. 

  2. Able to deliver convention maintained, object oriented, non-redundant architecture based code using Drupal/RP framework which will be easy for future maintenance.

  3. Apart from coding he has all other required knowledgebase to run a complex web application. Will manage even your application has bearing with other systems belonging to different database, programming language, platform etc

  4. Can lead quality control process

  5. Can take  the lead role to manage a important  live site

Programming  Tools

PHP / JavaScript / HTML / XML / JQUERY / AJAX / CSS, MySQL/SQL on  RP/Drupal and other major frameworks

Web  Design Skill

Can manipulate images using Photoshop and convert PSD template to HTML without requiring another designer. You can expect higher perfection than a team developer.

System Design Skill

Has proven ability of do the required system analysis,  project design and db design  for any web based projects.

Project Mgt Skill

Has proven project management skills.  He will take a lead role in defining, analyzing, planning, executing the development process, reporting   and finally uploading the site on a live server.

 

When hire a Project Manager cum Analyst

You need a project manager, either dedicated or part time basis in the following situations

  • For a managing a team of developer working on single or multiple projects
  • You need a project manager even for a single person project when the developer is a team developer and  the project is complex

Hiring Models to Hire a Project Manager  cum Analyst

  • Full Dedicated - When you have a dedicated team of 3 or more developers you can consider hiring a dedicated project manager
  • Part Dedicated - When you have one or two dedicated developers in your team you should go for part dedicated project manager to avoid the cost of  full dedicated
  • Virtual Dedicated - If you are developing small concept based web application that you should opt for Virtual Dedicated and get a Project Manager work on your project just on a dedicated in the early stage of the SDLC.

Cost Comparison Charts

Dedicated Hiring

Resource Type Exp Monthly Cost in $
Team Developer 2 -3 yrs 900 to 1000
Sr Team Developer 3-4 Yrs 1100 to 1200
Upto 15 PM hrs Support add on   8 to 12 yrs 150
Senior Developer 4-7 yrs 1250 to 1500
Team Lead / Project Manager / Analyst 5 - 12 yrs 1500 to 2500
Web Designer >3 yrs 1000 to 1200
SEO / Marketing Executive >2 yrs 900 to 1000
Data entry operator >2 yrs 350 to 500

Note. Costs are provided for 160 to 170 hours works a month


Part Dedicated Hiring

Resource Type Experience Hourly Rate in $
Monthly Hours->   60 to 100 100 or More
Team  Developer  2-3 yrs 10 9
Sr Team Developer 3-4.5 Yrs 12 11
Senior Developer  4-6 yrs 12 12
Android App Programming  >3 yrs 15 14
iPhone App Programming >5 yrs 15 15
Project Manager / Analyst 8-10 yrs 15 15
Web Designer >3 yrs 10 8
SEO Expert >3 yrs 12 11
Data entry operator >2 yrs 4 3

Please Note:

  1. Hours must be purchased/booked for a month in advance.Minimum commitment hrs is 10 only.
  2. Unused hours will  not carry forward to next month.

 

Usage/Project Based Hiring

Resource Type Exp Hourly Rate in $
Volume (Hrs)   <10 10 to 20 20 to 50 50 or More
Team  Developer  2-4 yrs 12 11 10 9
Senior Team Developer  3-4.5 yrs 14 13 12 11
Senior Developer 4-6 Yrs 15 14 13 12
Project Manager / Analyst  5-10 yrs 18 16 14 14
iPhone App >5 Yrs 18 17 16 15
Android App >3 Yrs 16 15 14 12
Biz Consultant >12 years 20 18 17 16
Server Administrator >8 yrs 20 17 16 16
Web Designer >3 yrs 12 10 9 7
SEO Expert >3 yrs 12 10 9 8
Data entry operator >2 yrs 5 4 4 3

Note: Minimum billing/quotation hours for a fixed cost hiring is 4 only. The minimum log hour for all types of hiring is 1 only.  Higher is the volume lower is the rate. Reason, leakage for executing a smaller task is more than a bigger one.