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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 40 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.18% 5.02% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.59% 7.24% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 19
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£375 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £478 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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
417 428 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.45% 69.37% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 266 148
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 42 (45.16%) PRINCE2
2 29 (31.18%) Finance
3 24 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.13%) ITIL
5 13 (13.98%) Migration
6 11 (11.83%) Change Management
6 11 (11.83%) Banking
7 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
8 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.60%) QA
9 7 (7.53%) Degree
9 7 (7.53%) MS Project
9 7 (7.53%) MS Office
10 6 (6.45%) Oracle
10 6 (6.45%) UML
10 6 (6.45%) Windows
10 6 (6.45%) ISEB
10 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (6.45%) Retail
10 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
11 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
11 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (5.38%) SAP
12 4 (4.30%) CRM
12 4 (4.30%) ERP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) Moodle
2 1 (1.08%) Lync
2 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.08%) TPMS
2 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) CICS
2 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Project
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.08%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Firewall
1 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) LAN
2 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.08%) Multicast
3 1 (1.08%) LTE
3 1 (1.08%) 4G
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.08%) 3G
3 1 (1.08%) OSPF
3 1 (1.08%) BGP
3 1 (1.08%) ADSL
3 1 (1.08%) ATM
3 1 (1.08%) VoIP
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) MySQL
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.15%) Essbase
3 1 (1.08%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.08%) Informix
3 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Rational Rose
1 2 (2.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (31.18%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.30%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Local Government
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (58.06%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.83%) Analyst
3 8 (8.60%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.38%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Assistant Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Developer
8 2 (2.15%) Junior
8 2 (2.15%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (2.15%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.15%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) HTML
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
1 2 (2.15%) CSS
1 2 (2.15%) jQuery
1 2 (2.15%) Ajax
2 1 (1.08%) REST
2 1 (1.08%) JavaBeans
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) PMI
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) iSeries
5 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.08%) SCADA
5 1 (1.08%) VLE
5 1 (1.08%) AS400
5 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) UNIX
2 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) PRINCE2
2 24 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.13%) ITIL
4 13 (13.98%) Migration
5 11 (11.83%) Change Management
6 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.45%) UML
7 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.30%) CRM
8 4 (4.30%) ERP
8 4 (4.30%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.30%) TDD
8 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.23%) Change Control
9 3 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.15%) PHP
1 2 (2.15%) VB
1 2 (2.15%) ActionScript
1 2 (2.15%) PHP5
1 2 (2.15%) PHP4
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) ISEB
2 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.15%) PMP
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) HP APS
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) HNC
6 1 (1.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) P3O
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) SAP
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco
5 3 (3.23%) VMware
6 2 (2.15%) Avaya
7 1 (1.08%) Verint
7 1 (1.08%) F5
7 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.08%) NetApp
7 1 (1.08%) Lotus
7 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
DP Connect
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £470 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago