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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 59 88 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.54% 12.05% 10.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.98% 12.63% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 70 49
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.84% +3.18%
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 £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
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
739 697 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.50% 95.48% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 462 370
Median daily rate £388 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 77 (55.40%) Project Management
2 51 (36.69%) PRINCE2
3 47 (33.81%) Finance
4 33 (23.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.83%) Change Management
6 20 (14.39%) Risk Management
7 17 (12.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (10.07%) Logistics
10 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
11 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
11 12 (8.63%) CRM
11 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
12 11 (7.91%) Banking
12 11 (7.91%) Migration
13 10 (7.19%) PMI Certification
13 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
14 9 (6.47%) Change Control
14 9 (6.47%) QA
14 9 (6.47%) Office 365
15 8 (5.76%) Retail
15 8 (5.76%) SLA
15 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
16 7 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (5.04%) LTE
16 7 (5.04%) SDLC
16 7 (5.04%) PMI
16 7 (5.04%) MS Office
16 7 (5.04%) 3G
16 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Office
2 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.44%) MS Project
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Maximo
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) 3G
1 7 (5.04%) LTE
2 4 (2.88%) Internet
3 3 (2.16%) WAN
4 2 (1.44%) LAN
4 2 (1.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.72%) DHCP
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) Skype
5 1 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) Datazen
2 1 (0.72%) Power BI
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (33.81%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.91%) Banking
4 8 (5.76%) Retail
5 5 (3.60%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Advertising
6 2 (1.44%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) PMI
2 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) EPoS
3 3 (2.16%) NHS
3 3 (2.16%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.16%) User Experience
4 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) CESG
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.16%) Windows
1 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.72%) Linux
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.40%) Project Management
2 51 (36.69%) PRINCE2
3 33 (23.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (15.83%) Change Management
5 20 (14.39%) Risk Management
6 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.07%) Logistics
8 12 (8.63%) CRM
9 11 (7.91%) Migration
10 9 (6.47%) Change Control
11 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.04%) Network Planning
12 7 (5.04%) SDLC
13 6 (4.32%) Business Transformation
13 6 (4.32%) ERP
13 6 (4.32%) Matrix Organization
13 6 (4.32%) Scrum
13 6 (4.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.88%) C
2 1 (0.72%) Java
2 1 (0.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) PMI Certification
3 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.60%) PMP
4 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.88%) ISEB
6 2 (1.44%) APMP
6 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 8 (5.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
1 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.16%) JDA
4 2 (1.44%) Kronos
4 2 (1.44%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.44%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) Avaya
5 1 (0.72%) BT
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.72%) Mitel
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle
5 1 (0.72%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
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