The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 59 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.69% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £180 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £180 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £180 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £371 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.73 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +14.74%
IT Project Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
715 582 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.86% 92.53% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 388 328
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.78% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Birmingham region.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title 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 with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Lync
5 2 (16.67%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Law
6 1 (8.33%) Legal
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title 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 with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase