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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 62 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.10% 7.33% 8.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.73% 7.99% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 45
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £343 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £507 £506
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 £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
710 601 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.81% 91.76% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 394 334
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 24
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 71 (55.91%) Project Management
2 41 (32.28%) PRINCE2
3 34 (26.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (25.98%) Finance
5 24 (18.90%) ITIL
6 19 (14.96%) Banking
7 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
8 15 (11.81%) Migration
8 15 (11.81%) Oracle
8 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
9 14 (11.02%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (11.02%) SC Cleared
10 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (10.24%) MS Office
11 12 (9.45%) ERP
11 12 (9.45%) QA
12 11 (8.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (8.66%) Windows
12 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (7.87%) Retail
14 9 (7.09%) Supplier Management
14 9 (7.09%) Change Management
14 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
14 9 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (7.09%) Degree
15 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
15 8 (6.30%) Windows 7
16 7 (5.51%) BCP
16 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
16 7 (5.51%) Time Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.15%) Lync
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) Moodle
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Office
2 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) MS Project
4 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.15%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (2.36%) Eikon
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) WAN
1 2 (1.57%) SAN
1 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
2 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.79%) 3G
2 1 (0.79%) OSPF
2 1 (0.79%) BGP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) ADSL
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.79%) LTE
2 1 (0.79%) 4G
2 1 (0.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.57%) Essbase
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Billing
5 4 (3.15%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.15%) Advertising
6 3 (2.36%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.57%) Front Office
7 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) XMPP
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.57%) PMI
5 1 (0.79%) Equities
5 1 (0.79%) VLE
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Windows
2 8 (6.30%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.94%) UNIX
4 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.36%) Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.91%) Project Management
2 41 (32.28%) PRINCE2
3 34 (26.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (18.90%) ITIL
5 15 (11.81%) Migration
6 12 (9.45%) ERP
7 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.09%) Supplier Management
8 9 (7.09%) Change Management
8 9 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.51%) BCP
9 7 (5.51%) Time Management
9 7 (5.51%) People Management
10 6 (4.72%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.72%) Service Management
11 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity Planning
12 4 (3.15%) E-Discovery
12 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.79%) C
2 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.02%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (7.09%) Degree
5 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.57%) PMP
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) APMP
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) Oracle
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.72%) Cisco
3 4 (3.15%) SAP
4 3 (2.36%) Reuters
4 3 (2.36%) Sybase
5 2 (1.57%) Avaya
5 2 (1.57%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) ATG
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) webMethods
6 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) F5
6 1 (0.79%) Verint
6 1 (0.79%) hybris
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