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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 18 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 65 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.39% 9.62% 9.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.69% 9.90% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 42
Median daily rate £438 £405 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £330 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
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
748 717 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.52% 97.15% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 447 380
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 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 23 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 71 (49.31%) Project Management
2 51 (35.42%) Finance
3 50 (34.72%) PRINCE2
4 34 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (13.89%) Change Management
6 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 14 (9.72%) SC Cleared
8 14 (9.72%) Logistics
9 13 (9.03%) Banking
9 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
9 13 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (8.33%) CRM
11 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.64%) Migration
12 10 (6.94%) PMI Certification
13 9 (6.25%) QA
13 9 (6.25%) Change Control
14 8 (5.56%) SDLC
14 8 (5.56%) PMI
15 7 (4.86%) SLA
15 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
15 7 (4.86%) 3G
15 7 (4.86%) Maximo
15 7 (4.86%) Network Planning
15 7 (4.86%) Office 365
15 7 (4.86%) LTE
16 6 (4.17%) Waterfall
16 6 (4.17%) Project Planning

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 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.39%) MS Project
4 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Maximo
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) Primavera
2 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) 3G
1 7 (4.86%) LTE
2 4 (2.78%) Internet
3 3 (2.08%) WAN
4 2 (1.39%) LAN
4 2 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.69%) DHCP
5 1 (0.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) Skype
5 1 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.69%) Datazen
2 1 (0.69%) Power BI
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 51 (35.42%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
2 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.17%) Legal
3 6 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.39%) Advertising
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) PMI
2 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.08%) EPoS
3 3 (2.08%) User Experience
4 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.69%) CESG
5 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.69%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.78%) Windows
2 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (49.31%) Project Management
2 50 (34.72%) PRINCE2
3 34 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (13.89%) Change Management
5 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 14 (9.72%) Logistics
8 12 (8.33%) CRM
9 11 (7.64%) Migration
10 9 (6.25%) Change Control
11 8 (5.56%) SDLC
12 7 (4.86%) Network Planning
13 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.17%) ERP
13 6 (4.17%) Project Planning
13 6 (4.17%) Scrum
13 6 (4.17%) Waterfall
14 5 (3.47%) Business Transformation
14 5 (3.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.08%) C
2 2 (1.39%) SQL
3 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.94%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.17%) PMP
6 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.08%) ISEB
8 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) APMP
9 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) QA
2 7 (4.86%) SLA
3 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.69%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
1 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.08%) JDA
4 2 (1.39%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.39%) SAP
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) Avaya
5 1 (0.69%) BT
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.69%) Kronos
5 1 (0.69%) Mitel
5 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Progress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago