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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 61 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.30% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.11% +32.40%
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
680 604 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.77% 91.93% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 377 349
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) JSP
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) CGI
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (23.08%) BMC
5 3 (23.08%) Control-M
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Games
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) Web 2.0
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (15.38%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) TRIRIGA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Games
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) JSP
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) CGI
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) BMC
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya
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