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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 39 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.53% 6.84% 8.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.22% 7.94% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £271 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +123.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +20.46%
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
540 491 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.45% 86.14% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 290 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.00 £31.00
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 46 (51.11%) Project Management
2 32 (35.56%) PRINCE2
3 29 (32.22%) Finance
4 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.89%) Migration
6 9 (10.00%) Change Management
6 9 (10.00%) Banking
7 8 (8.89%) Retail
7 8 (8.89%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
8 7 (7.78%) Windows
9 6 (6.67%) MS Project
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (5.56%) ITIL
10 5 (5.56%) CRM
10 5 (5.56%) ERP
10 5 (5.56%) WAN
10 5 (5.56%) Cisco
10 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
10 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
11 4 (4.44%) Lync
11 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
11 4 (4.44%) LAN
11 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.44%) SAP
11 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (4.44%) Lync
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Project
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Eikon
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.11%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) WAN
2 4 (4.44%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.11%) ADSL
3 1 (1.11%) ATM
3 1 (1.11%) Broadband
3 1 (1.11%) 3G
3 1 (1.11%) MPLS
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.11%) 4G
3 1 (1.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.22%) Essbase
3 1 (1.11%) QlikView
3 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
1 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (32.22%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.22%) Advertising
5 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (1.11%) SCADA
3 1 (1.11%) IVR
3 1 (1.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) Project Management
2 32 (35.56%) PRINCE2
3 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.89%) Migration
5 9 (10.00%) Change Management
6 8 (8.89%) Project Planning
7 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.56%) ITIL
9 5 (5.56%) CRM
9 5 (5.56%) ERP
10 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
10 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.33%) Six Sigma
11 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) PMP
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) HNC
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Nessus
1 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) SAP
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Reuters
4 2 (2.22%) BT
4 2 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (1.11%) Qualys
5 1 (1.11%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.11%) Cognos
5 1 (1.11%) Juniper
5 1 (1.11%) BMC
5 1 (1.11%) NetApp
5 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy
5 1 (1.11%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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