The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 54 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 14 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 1.56% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.67% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £400 £348 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £321 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.30% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.38 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-32.08% -14.28%
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
706 779 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.05% 93.74% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 530 340
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 27
Median hourly rate £15.48 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT 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 Birmingham region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Project Management
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) ERP
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
9 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.11%) Legal
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.11%) SLA
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) C
9 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Banking
9 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) Kronos
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) WFM
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Kronos
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) VMware