The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Job Titles advertised 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 69 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.10% 7.50% 7.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.27% 8.19% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 41
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£375 £374 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £473 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
612 525 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.60% 91.62% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 273 333
Average daily rate £340 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 33
Average hourly rate £12.63 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.09% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £175.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Project Manager
West Midlands

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 75 (55.15%) Project Management
2 40 (29.41%) Finance
3 39 (28.68%) PRINCE2
4 31 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.91%) Banking
6 22 (16.18%) Migration
7 20 (14.71%) ITIL
8 19 (13.97%) Security Cleared
9 16 (11.76%) Oracle
10 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
11 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (9.56%) QA
13 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (8.82%) ERP
13 12 (8.82%) MS Office
14 11 (8.09%) UNIX
15 10 (7.35%) SAP
16 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
16 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (5.88%) Data Migration
17 8 (5.88%) Degree
17 8 (5.88%) Change Management
17 8 (5.88%) Retail
17 8 (5.88%) Linux
18 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
18 7 (5.15%) CRM
18 7 (5.15%) Windows
18 7 (5.15%) BCP
18 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) MS Office
2 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.74%) Maximo
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) WAN
1 2 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) Multicast
2 1 (0.74%) ADSL
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) OSPF
2 1 (0.74%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (29.41%) Finance
2 23 (16.91%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Billing
5 4 (2.94%) Games
6 3 (2.21%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Advertising
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) .NET
2 4 (2.94%) HTML
2 4 (2.94%) JSP
2 4 (2.94%) XML
2 4 (2.94%) CGI
2 4 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (0.74%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.94%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.47%) PMI
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) Equities
5 1 (0.74%) VLE
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) UNIX
2 8 (5.88%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) Windows
4 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.15%) Project Management
2 39 (28.68%) PRINCE2
3 31 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (16.18%) Migration
5 20 (14.71%) ITIL
6 12 (8.82%) ERP
7 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.88%) Change Management
9 7 (5.15%) Service Management
9 7 (5.15%) CRM
9 7 (5.15%) BCP
9 7 (5.15%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.15%) Supplier Management
9 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.41%) Time Management
10 6 (4.41%) Business Transformation
11 4 (2.94%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (2.94%) Waterfall
11 4 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.41%) Shell Script
2 5 (3.68%) SQL
3 4 (2.94%) PHP
3 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.21%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (5.88%) Degree
6 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.21%) ISEB
7 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.47%) PMP
8 2 (1.47%) APMP
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.35%) SAP
4 4 (2.94%) Avaya
4 4 (2.94%) BMC
5 3 (2.21%) Cisco
5 3 (2.21%) Sybase
6 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.47%) webMethods
7 1 (0.74%) ATG
7 1 (0.74%) hybris
7 1 (0.74%) F5
7 1 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
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