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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 24 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 41 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.45% 4.94% 8.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.38% 7.10% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 37
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£388 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £548 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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
489 451 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.03% 69.60% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 302 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.80 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 45 (36.89%) PRINCE2
2 35 (28.69%) Finance
3 30 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.03%) ITIL
5 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (16.39%) Degree
7 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (15.57%) Banking
8 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
9 15 (12.30%) QA
10 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
10 14 (11.48%) MS Office
10 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
11 12 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
12 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
13 10 (8.20%) Web Services
13 10 (8.20%) Migration
14 9 (7.38%) Scrum
14 9 (7.38%) Intranet
14 9 (7.38%) Windows
14 9 (7.38%) MS Project
14 9 (7.38%) Oracle
14 9 (7.38%) Social Media
15 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
15 8 (6.56%) Change Management
15 8 (6.56%) CMS
15 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
16 7 (5.74%) Investment Banking

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.56%) CMS
3 6 (4.92%) WordPress
4 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.64%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.82%) TPMS
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.82%) CICS
5 1 (0.82%) Moodle
5 1 (0.82%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Office
2 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.38%) MS Project
4 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.64%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Intranet
2 2 (1.64%) WAN
2 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) DNS
3 1 (0.82%) SAN
3 1 (0.82%) ADSL
3 1 (0.82%) ATM
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) VoIP
3 1 (0.82%) 3G
3 1 (0.82%) OSPF
3 1 (0.82%) BGP
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.82%) LTE
3 1 (0.82%) 4G
3 1 (0.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.64%) Essbase
3 1 (0.82%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.82%) DB2
3 1 (0.82%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Rational Rose
1 4 (3.28%) Subversion
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.28%) Retail
6 3 (2.46%) Billing
7 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.64%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (53.28%) Project Manager
2 14 (11.48%) Analyst
3 8 (6.56%) Business Analyst
4 6 (4.92%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.10%) Developer
6 4 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (3.28%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (3.28%) PHP Developer
6 4 (3.28%) Technical Manager
6 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (3.28%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.46%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.46%) Junior
8 2 (1.64%) Desktop Support
8 2 (1.64%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (1.64%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (1.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Web Services
2 4 (3.28%) Ajax
2 4 (3.28%) jQuery
2 4 (3.28%) HTML
2 4 (3.28%) CSS
3 3 (2.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.82%) J2EE
4 1 (0.82%) EJB
4 1 (0.82%) REST
4 1 (0.82%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) Social Media
3 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) PMI
5 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.82%) RIA
7 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.82%) VLE
7 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.46%) UNIX
4 2 (1.64%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.89%) PRINCE2
2 30 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (18.03%) ITIL
4 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (8.20%) Migration
7 9 (7.38%) Scrum
8 8 (6.56%) Change Management
9 7 (5.74%) Time Management
9 7 (5.74%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (4.92%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.92%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.92%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.92%) BCP
10 6 (4.92%) UML
10 6 (4.92%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.10%) ERP
11 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.10%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
1 4 (3.28%) PHP
1 4 (3.28%) ActionScript
1 4 (3.28%) PHP5
1 4 (3.28%) PHP4
2 3 (2.46%) SQL
3 2 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Degree
2 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (4.10%) ISEB
6 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (4.10%) PMI Certification
7 4 (3.28%) PMP
8 1 (0.82%) CCNA
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) P3O
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle
3 4 (3.28%) Cisco
4 2 (1.64%) SAP
4 2 (1.64%) Avaya
4 2 (1.64%) VMware
4 2 (1.64%) Lotus
5 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.82%) ATG
5 1 (0.82%) hybris
5 1 (0.82%) F5
5 1 (0.82%) Verint
5 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.82%) NetApp
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) Sybase
5 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
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