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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 75 66 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.09% 8.55% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.02% 12.55% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 29
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£403 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £98.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +3.44%
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
535 526 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 72.01% 68.13% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 308 303
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -88.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 53 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 48 (30.19%) Finance
3 30 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.35%) ITIL
6 24 (15.09%) CRM
7 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 20 (12.58%) Retail
9 18 (11.32%) Banking
10 17 (10.69%) Cisco
11 16 (10.06%) PRINCE
11 16 (10.06%) Firewall
12 15 (9.43%) MS Excel
13 14 (8.81%) Migration
13 14 (8.81%) Degree
14 13 (8.18%) CCNA
14 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (7.55%) Business Analysis
16 11 (6.92%) Marketing
16 11 (6.92%) PMP
16 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
16 11 (6.92%) Service Management
16 11 (6.92%) Change Management
16 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
17 10 (6.29%) MS Project
17 10 (6.29%) PMI Certification
17 10 (6.29%) F5
18 9 (5.66%) Data Migration
18 9 (5.66%) Supplier Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.89%) CMS
5 2 (1.26%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.29%) MS Project
3 6 (3.77%) MS Office
4 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.63%) Magento
4 1 (0.63%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Office 365
2 4 (2.52%) PaaS
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.06%) Firewall
2 8 (5.03%) OSPF
2 8 (5.03%) BGP
3 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.77%) DNS
4 6 (3.77%) Multicast
5 5 (3.14%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (3.14%) Internet
6 3 (1.89%) LAN
6 3 (1.89%) WAN
6 3 (1.89%) Intranet
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) MPLS
7 1 (0.63%) SAN
7 1 (0.63%) DMZ
7 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.63%) Network Security
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) Big Data
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) QlikView
3 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 48 (30.19%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) Retail
3 18 (11.32%) Banking
4 11 (6.92%) Marketing
5 8 (5.03%) Legal
6 5 (3.14%) Advertising
6 5 (3.14%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (60.38%) Project Manager
2 18 (11.32%) Analyst
3 16 (10.06%) Technical Project Manager
3 16 (10.06%) Technical Manager
4 14 (8.81%) Senior Manager
4 14 (8.81%) Senior Project Manager
5 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (5.03%) Architect
8 7 (4.40%) Change Manager
8 7 (4.40%) Implementation Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) CRM Project Manager
9 6 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.77%) CRM Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Change Project Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Consultant
10 4 (2.52%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.52%) Service Manager
11 3 (1.89%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) Web Services
1 3 (1.89%) .NET
2 2 (1.26%) HTML
2 2 (1.26%) Flash
2 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) jQuery
3 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.63%) HTML5
3 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.63%) CSS3
3 1 (0.63%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.63%) ServiceStack
3 1 (0.63%) NancyFx
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.89%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.26%) PMI
5 2 (1.26%) EPoS
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) CMDB
6 1 (0.63%) SystemC
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.03%) Linux
1 8 (5.03%) UNIX
2 7 (4.40%) Solaris
3 4 (2.52%) Windows
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 30 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (16.35%) ITIL
5 24 (15.09%) CRM
6 16 (10.06%) PRINCE
7 14 (8.81%) Migration
8 12 (7.55%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.92%) Service Management
9 11 (6.92%) Change Management
10 9 (5.66%) Supplier Management
10 9 (5.66%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.66%) Transition Management
11 8 (5.03%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.40%) Matrix Management
12 7 (4.40%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.40%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.77%) Programme Management
13 6 (3.77%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.26%) C#
1 2 (1.26%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
2 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) CCNA
2 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (6.92%) PMP
5 10 (6.29%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.89%) ISEB
7 3 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) CIPD
8 2 (1.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.63%) CCSP
9 1 (0.63%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.63%) CISA
9 1 (0.63%) CISM
9 1 (0.63%) CCVP
9 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.63%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) P3O
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.26%) vCloud
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.63%) Firmware
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.63%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.69%) Cisco
3 10 (6.29%) F5
4 7 (4.40%) SAP
4 7 (4.40%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.14%) Lotus
5 5 (3.14%) VMware
6 4 (2.52%) Endeca
7 3 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle
8 2 (1.26%) Google
8 2 (1.26%) IBM
8 2 (1.26%) HP
8 2 (1.26%) Citrix
8 2 (1.26%) BMC
9 1 (0.63%) NetApp
9 1 (0.63%) Cognos
9 1 (0.63%) Netezza
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
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