The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 18 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 42 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.99% 7.77% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.29% 11.54% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 15
Average daily rate
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£376 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £473 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £6.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
Project Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 390 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.89% 67.36% 62.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 245 133
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 36 (43.37%) PRINCE2
2 24 (28.92%) Finance
3 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.87%) Migration
5 10 (12.05%) ITIL
6 9 (10.84%) Change Management
6 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
7 8 (9.64%) ISEB
7 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (8.43%) Banking
9 6 (7.23%) Retail
9 6 (7.23%) Windows
9 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
9 6 (7.23%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle
11 4 (4.82%) Law
11 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.82%) MS Project
11 4 (4.82%) UML
11 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.82%) Degree
12 3 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.61%) QA
12 3 (3.61%) Waterfall

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) TPMS
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.20%) Lync
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Project
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
1 2 (2.41%) LAN
1 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) 4G
2 1 (1.20%) LTE
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) VoIP
2 1 (1.20%) ATM
2 1 (1.20%) 3G
2 1 (1.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Essbase
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.20%) QlikView
3 1 (1.20%) Informix
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.43%) Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Retail
5 4 (4.82%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Local Government
7 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (55.42%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Coordinator
4 5 (6.02%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (4.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (4.82%) Assistant Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Integration Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Junior
7 2 (2.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) jQuery
2 1 (1.20%) Ajax
2 1 (1.20%) REST
2 1 (1.20%) EJB
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) PMI
4 1 (1.20%) SCADA
4 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) PRINCE2
2 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (16.87%) Migration
4 10 (12.05%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) Change Management
5 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.82%) UML
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.61%) Resource Management
9 3 (3.61%) CRM
9 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.61%) ERP
9 3 (3.61%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.61%) Scrum
9 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
1 2 (2.41%) VB
2 1 (1.20%) PHP5
2 1 (1.20%) PHP4
2 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) ISEB
2 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) PMP
5 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.41%) HNC
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) HP APS
7 1 (1.20%) HND
7 1 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) P3O
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) SAP
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Remedy
3 3 (3.61%) VMware
4 2 (2.41%) Avaya
5 1 (1.20%) Verint
5 1 (1.20%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.20%) BMC
5 1 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.20%) NetApp
5 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.20%) GoldenSource
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