The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 4 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 87 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.81% 8.82% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.90% 13.19% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 31
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£350 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £293 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
- +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £6.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +40.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 379 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.58% 66.84% 70.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 207 240
Average daily rate £360 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £175.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.14% +1106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.90 £15.49 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Project Management
West Midlands

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 52 (33.33%) Finance
2 46 (29.49%) PRINCE2
3 30 (19.23%) ITIL
4 28 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 21 (13.46%) Degree
6 20 (12.82%) Banking
7 18 (11.54%) SharePoint
8 17 (10.90%) Oracle
8 17 (10.90%) Migration
8 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
9 15 (9.62%) MS Office
9 15 (9.62%) MS Excel
9 15 (9.62%) QA
10 14 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared
12 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (7.05%) Investment Banking
13 11 (7.05%) SAP
13 11 (7.05%) Windows
14 10 (6.41%) BCP
14 10 (6.41%) Business Analysis
14 10 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (6.41%) Time Management
14 10 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (5.77%) Performance Management
15 9 (5.77%) Intranet
15 9 (5.77%) Change Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 18 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.13%) CMS
3 6 (3.85%) WordPress
4 2 (1.28%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (9.62%) MS Office
1 15 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) CA Clarity
1 5 (3.21%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (1.28%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) Intranet
2 4 (2.56%) DNS
3 3 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) ADSL
4 1 (0.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) OSPF
4 1 (0.64%) BGP
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Wireless
4 1 (0.64%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) MySQL
1 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.64%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Banking
3 11 (7.05%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.56%) Billing
6 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 3 (1.92%) Back Office
7 2 (1.28%) Front Office
7 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (48.08%) Project Manager
2 16 (10.26%) Analyst
3 8 (5.13%) Senior Manager
4 7 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (4.49%) Business Analyst
4 7 (4.49%) Business Manager
5 6 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 6 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (3.21%) Architect
6 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (3.21%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (3.21%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (2.56%) Service Manager
8 3 (1.92%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (1.92%) Developer
8 3 (1.92%) Consultant
8 3 (1.92%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.77%) Web Services
2 4 (2.56%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) HTML
3 3 (1.92%) CSS
3 3 (1.92%) Ajax
3 3 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (0.64%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.77%) Social Media
3 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.85%) PMI
5 2 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.28%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) VLE
6 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.64%) RIA
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Open Source
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.05%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) UNIX
3 5 (3.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.56%) Linux
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.49%) PRINCE2
2 30 (19.23%) ITIL
3 28 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (10.90%) Migration
5 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (6.41%) BCP
6 10 (6.41%) Business Analysis
6 10 (6.41%) Time Management
7 9 (5.77%) Performance Management
7 9 (5.77%) Scrum
7 9 (5.77%) Change Management
8 8 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.13%) Supplier Management
8 8 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
8 8 (5.13%) Business Transformation
9 7 (4.49%) Change Control
9 7 (4.49%) Service Management
9 7 (4.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.85%) SQL
2 3 (1.92%) ActionScript
2 3 (1.92%) PHP5
2 3 (1.92%) PHP4
2 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.92%) Java
2 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (0.64%) C
3 1 (0.64%) C#
3 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (13.46%) Degree
2 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (4.49%) PMP
6 7 (4.49%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.56%) ISEB
9 3 (1.92%) MCP
9 3 (1.92%) MCSE
9 3 (1.92%) MCITP
9 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.28%) APMP
10 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.64%) CCNA
11 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) P3O
3 3 (1.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) COBIT
4 1 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) SCCM
2 3 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.90%) Oracle
3 11 (7.05%) SAP
4 4 (2.56%) Sybase
4 4 (2.56%) Avaya
5 3 (1.92%) VMware
5 3 (1.92%) HP
5 3 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.28%) Cognos
6 2 (1.28%) Lotus
6 2 (1.28%) webMethods
7 1 (0.64%) ATG
7 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.64%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.64%) hybris
7 1 (0.64%) F5
7 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
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