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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 5 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 103 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.05% 9.78% 7.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.94% 10.84% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 41 22
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.72% -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
739 581 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.66% 90.22% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 342 211
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 18
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.50 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 82 (55.41%) Project Management
2 58 (39.19%) Finance
3 57 (38.51%) PRINCE2
4 38 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (14.19%) Cisco
6 19 (12.84%) PRINCE
7 18 (12.16%) Retail
7 18 (12.16%) Migration
8 17 (11.49%) Firewall
8 17 (11.49%) Banking
8 17 (11.49%) CCNA
8 17 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (10.81%) Data Centre
10 15 (10.14%) CRM
10 15 (10.14%) ITIL
11 14 (9.46%) OSPF
11 14 (9.46%) BGP
11 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
12 13 (8.78%) F5
13 12 (8.11%) Project Planning
14 11 (7.43%) Marketing
15 10 (6.76%) Data Migration
15 10 (6.76%) ITIL V3
15 10 (6.76%) Change Management
15 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
15 10 (6.76%) UNIX
15 10 (6.76%) Linux
15 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (6.08%) PMP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Project
2 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Movex
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) Firewall
2 14 (9.46%) OSPF
2 14 (9.46%) BGP
3 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.08%) Multicast
5 8 (5.41%) Structured Cabling
5 8 (5.41%) DNS
5 8 (5.41%) WAN
6 4 (2.70%) LAN
6 4 (2.70%) MPLS
7 3 (2.03%) VPN
7 3 (2.03%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (2.03%) Network Security
7 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.68%) Broadband
8 1 (0.68%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) QlikView
2 1 (0.68%) MySQL
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 58 (39.19%) Finance
2 18 (12.16%) Retail
3 17 (11.49%) Banking
4 11 (7.43%) Marketing
5 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) JSP
1 1 (0.68%) Middleware
1 1 (0.68%) Mason
1 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.68%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) NHS
4 3 (2.03%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.03%) User Experience
5 2 (1.35%) PMI
5 2 (1.35%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) IVR
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) UNIX
1 10 (6.76%) Linux
2 9 (6.08%) Solaris
3 7 (4.73%) Windows
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.41%) Project Management
2 57 (38.51%) PRINCE2
3 38 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (12.84%) PRINCE
5 18 (12.16%) Migration
6 15 (10.14%) CRM
6 15 (10.14%) ITIL
7 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.11%) Project Planning
9 10 (6.76%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.76%) ITIL V3
9 10 (6.76%) Change Management
10 8 (5.41%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.73%) E-Discovery
11 7 (4.73%) Supplier Management
12 6 (4.05%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (4.05%) ERP
12 6 (4.05%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.38%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) CCNA
1 17 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (6.08%) PMP
3 9 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (6.08%) Degree
4 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.38%) ISEB
5 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Cisco
2 13 (8.78%) F5
3 7 (4.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.05%) SAP
5 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.70%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.70%) GoldenSource
6 3 (2.03%) Endeca
7 2 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) BT
8 1 (0.68%) NEC
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) Teradata
8 1 (0.68%) Sun
8 1 (0.68%) NetApp
8 1 (0.68%) Lotus
8 1 (0.68%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) VocaLink
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