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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 9 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.52% 8.16% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.93% 8.85% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 44
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£403 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £290 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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
705 689 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 92.11% 92.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 384 383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £213
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 33 40 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.75 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -8.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 99 (56.90%) Project Management
2 67 (38.51%) PRINCE2
3 59 (33.91%) Finance
4 41 (23.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (16.09%) Retail
6 25 (14.37%) CRM
6 25 (14.37%) Microsoft
7 22 (12.64%) Cisco
7 22 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (11.49%) Migration
8 20 (11.49%) Firewall
9 19 (10.92%) Banking
10 17 (9.77%) CCNA
10 17 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (9.77%) PMP
10 17 (9.77%) PMI Certification
11 16 (9.20%) Data Centre
12 15 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (8.62%) ITIL
13 14 (8.05%) PRINCE
13 14 (8.05%) MS Excel
13 14 (8.05%) OSPF
13 14 (8.05%) BGP
13 14 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (7.47%) Marketing
14 13 (7.47%) Data Migration
14 13 (7.47%) F5
15 12 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (6.90%) Change Management
16 11 (6.32%) UNIX

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.87%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.02%) MS Project
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Magento
4 1 (0.57%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.49%) Firewall
2 14 (8.05%) OSPF
2 14 (8.05%) BGP
3 10 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.17%) Multicast
5 8 (4.60%) Structured Cabling
5 8 (4.60%) DNS
6 6 (3.45%) WAN
7 4 (2.30%) MPLS
8 3 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.72%) Network Security
8 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.72%) VPN
8 3 (1.72%) Intranet
8 3 (1.72%) Internet
8 3 (1.72%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.15%) QlikView
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.57%) Big Data
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MSI
1 1 (0.57%) Subversion
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 59 (33.91%) Finance
2 28 (16.09%) Retail
3 19 (10.92%) Banking
4 13 (7.47%) Marketing
5 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.30%) Advertising
6 4 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.15%) Flash
3 1 (0.57%) Middleware
3 1 (0.57%) Ajax
3 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.57%) jQuery
3 1 (0.57%) Mason
3 1 (0.57%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.57%) HTML5
3 1 (0.57%) CSS3
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) JSP
3 1 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.30%) EPoS
4 3 (1.72%) PMI
4 3 (1.72%) User Experience
4 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) DTV
6 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.57%) SystemC
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.32%) UNIX
2 10 (5.75%) Linux
3 9 (5.17%) Windows
3 9 (5.17%) Solaris
4 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (56.90%) Project Management
2 67 (38.51%) PRINCE2
3 41 (23.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (14.37%) CRM
5 22 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.49%) Migration
7 15 (8.62%) ITIL
8 14 (8.05%) PRINCE
9 13 (7.47%) Data Migration
10 12 (6.90%) Change Management
11 10 (5.75%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.75%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.75%) ITIL V3
12 8 (4.60%) Supplier Management
13 7 (4.02%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.02%) Programme Management
14 6 (3.45%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (3.45%) Waterfall
15 5 (2.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.30%) SQL
2 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.57%) Ruby
3 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.57%) C
3 1 (0.57%) C#
3 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (9.77%) CCNA
1 17 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (9.77%) PMP
1 17 (9.77%) PMI Certification
2 15 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (5.17%) Degree
5 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.45%) ISEB
7 4 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 25 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.64%) Cisco
3 13 (7.47%) F5
4 8 (4.60%) SAP
5 7 (4.02%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.87%) Lotus
6 5 (2.87%) Endeca
7 4 (2.30%) HP
8 3 (1.72%) IBM
8 3 (1.72%) Google
8 3 (1.72%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.15%) VMware
9 2 (1.15%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.57%) Tableau
10 1 (0.57%) Demandware
10 1 (0.57%) NEC
10 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.57%) hybris
10 1 (0.57%) VocaLink
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