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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 20 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 53 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.01% 8.72% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 9.36% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 41
Average daily rate
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£390 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%
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
698 609 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.33% 93.12% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 390 307
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.30 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.60 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 64 (54.70%) Project Management
2 35 (29.91%) PRINCE2
3 34 (29.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (25.64%) Finance
5 19 (16.24%) ITIL
6 18 (15.38%) Banking
7 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
8 16 (13.68%) Migration
9 13 (11.11%) Windows
9 13 (11.11%) Oracle
9 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (10.26%) QA
10 12 (10.26%) MS Office
10 12 (10.26%) ERP
10 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (8.55%) Retail
12 9 (7.69%) Degree
12 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
13 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
13 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
13 8 (6.84%) Change Management
14 7 (5.98%) Cisco
14 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (5.98%) People Management
15 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
15 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
15 6 (5.13%) Supplier Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (3.42%) Lync
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) Moodle
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Office
2 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.42%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (2.56%) Eikon
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.85%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) WAN
2 2 (1.71%) ADSL
2 2 (1.71%) SAN
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
2 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) LTE
3 1 (0.85%) 4G
3 1 (0.85%) Multicast
3 1 (0.85%) 3G
3 1 (0.85%) MPLS
3 1 (0.85%) OSPF
3 1 (0.85%) BGP
3 1 (0.85%) ATM
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.71%) Essbase
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
1 1 (0.85%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Billing
6 4 (3.42%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Advertising
8 2 (1.71%) Automotive
8 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) XMPP
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) VLE
5 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.71%) UNIX
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.70%) Project Management
2 35 (29.91%) PRINCE2
3 34 (29.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (16.24%) ITIL
5 16 (13.68%) Migration
6 12 (10.26%) ERP
7 8 (6.84%) Change Management
7 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.98%) People Management
9 6 (5.13%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.27%) Time Management
11 4 (3.42%) E-Discovery
11 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (3.42%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.42%) BCP
11 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.56%) Six Sigma
12 3 (2.56%) Project Planning
12 3 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (7.69%) Degree
5 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.71%) PMP
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.98%) Cisco
4 3 (2.56%) Reuters
4 3 (2.56%) VMware
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) Avaya
6 1 (0.85%) NetApp
6 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.85%) Qualys
6 1 (0.85%) hybris
6 1 (0.85%) F5
6 1 (0.85%) Verint
6 1 (0.85%) BT
6 1 (0.85%) ATG
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