The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 42 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.68% 7.01% 7.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.30% 7.89% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 26
Average daily rate
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£379 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.40 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +15.07%
Project Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
575 532 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.41% 88.81% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 297 211
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 53 (51.46%) Project Management
2 39 (37.86%) PRINCE2
3 32 (31.07%) Finance
4 27 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (17.48%) Migration
6 12 (11.65%) Banking
7 11 (10.68%) ITIL
7 11 (10.68%) Change Management
8 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.74%) Retail
9 8 (7.77%) MS Project
9 8 (7.77%) Windows
10 7 (6.80%) ERP
10 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.80%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
11 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
11 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.83%) QA
11 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
12 5 (4.85%) Oracle
12 5 (4.85%) MS Office
12 5 (4.85%) SAP
12 5 (4.85%) CRM
12 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (4.85%) Cisco
12 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
12 5 (4.85%) Lync
13 4 (3.88%) WAN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.85%) Lync
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Moodle
2 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Project
2 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.85%) MS Office
4 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.91%) Eikon
2 1 (0.97%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) WAN
2 2 (1.94%) ADSL
2 2 (1.94%) SAN
2 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.94%) LAN
3 1 (0.97%) Wireless
3 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.97%) Network Security
3 1 (0.97%) LTE
3 1 (0.97%) 4G
3 1 (0.97%) 3G
3 1 (0.97%) MPLS
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) ATM
3 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.94%) Essbase
3 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
1 1 (0.97%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (31.07%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Retail
4 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.94%) Automotive
5 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) PMI
3 2 (1.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.97%) EPoS
4 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) VLE
4 1 (0.97%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) Project Management
2 39 (37.86%) PRINCE2
3 27 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.48%) Migration
5 11 (10.68%) ITIL
5 11 (10.68%) Change Management
6 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
6 7 (6.80%) ERP
6 7 (6.80%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.85%) CRM
9 4 (3.88%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.88%) Project Governance
10 3 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.91%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.91%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.91%) People Management
10 3 (2.91%) TDD
10 3 (2.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.91%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.88%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.88%) Degree
3 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.94%) PMP
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) MAPM
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Nessus
1 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Cisco
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle
2 5 (4.85%) SAP
3 3 (2.91%) VMware
3 3 (2.91%) Reuters
4 2 (1.94%) BT
4 2 (1.94%) Avaya
5 1 (0.97%) Juniper
5 1 (0.97%) BMC
5 1 (0.97%) NetApp
5 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos
5 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.97%) Qualys
5 1 (0.97%) Verint
5 1 (0.97%) Remedy
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix
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