The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 102 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.95% 12.69% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.63% 13.46% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 40
Median daily rate £413 £406 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £518 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
727 758 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.97% 94.28% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 521 355
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.40 £30.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 79 (54.86%) Project Management
2 54 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 46 (31.94%) Finance
4 31 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.28%) Change Management
6 19 (13.19%) Risk Management
6 19 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (9.72%) Logistics
8 13 (9.03%) Banking
8 13 (9.03%) Migration
8 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
9 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (7.64%) CRM
10 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
11 9 (6.25%) SLA
11 9 (6.25%) PMI Certification
11 9 (6.25%) QA
12 8 (5.56%) Office 365
12 8 (5.56%) ERP
12 8 (5.56%) Retail
13 7 (4.86%) Network Planning
13 7 (4.86%) MS Office
13 7 (4.86%) ITIL
13 7 (4.86%) PMI
13 7 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (4.86%) 3G
13 7 (4.86%) Change Control
13 7 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Office
2 5 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.78%) MS Project
4 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Maximo
2 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) 3G
1 7 (4.86%) LTE
2 4 (2.78%) Internet
2 4 (2.78%) WAN
3 3 (2.08%) LAN
4 2 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.69%) DHCP
5 1 (0.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.69%) Datazen
2 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.69%) Power BI
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (31.94%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.56%) Retail
5 6 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Advertising
6 2 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) PMI
2 5 (3.47%) NHS
3 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.08%) EPoS
4 3 (2.08%) User Experience
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.69%) CESG
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.08%) Windows
1 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (54.86%) Project Management
2 54 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 31 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (15.28%) Change Management
5 19 (13.19%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.72%) Logistics
7 13 (9.03%) Migration
8 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.64%) CRM
10 8 (5.56%) ERP
11 7 (4.86%) Change Control
11 7 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.86%) ITIL
11 7 (4.86%) Network Planning
11 7 (4.86%) SDLC
12 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.17%) Business Transformation
12 6 (4.17%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.47%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.47%) C
2 1 (0.69%) Java
2 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.25%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.78%) ISEB
5 4 (2.78%) PMP
5 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.08%) APMP
6 3 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.08%) Degree
7 2 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) QA
1 9 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
1 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.08%) JDA
3 3 (2.08%) Kronos
4 2 (1.39%) Avaya
4 2 (1.39%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) BT
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
5 1 (0.69%) EMC
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.69%) Mitel
5 1 (0.69%) NICE Systems
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago