The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 68 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.54% 7.26% 9.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.56% 8.00% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 43
Average daily rate
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£380 £385 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
644 550 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.32% 90.76% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 300 338
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 31
Average hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.15 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
West Midlands

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 72 (52.94%) Project Management
2 43 (31.62%) Finance
3 39 (28.68%) PRINCE2
4 32 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.91%) Banking
5 23 (16.91%) ITIL
6 22 (16.18%) Migration
7 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
7 18 (13.24%) Security Cleared
8 15 (11.03%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (11.03%) Oracle
9 14 (10.29%) MS Office
9 14 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
10 13 (9.56%) QA
10 13 (9.56%) ERP
11 11 (8.09%) UNIX
12 10 (7.35%) SAP
12 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
13 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
13 9 (6.62%) Degree
13 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
14 8 (5.88%) Windows
14 8 (5.88%) Linux
14 8 (5.88%) Retail
14 8 (5.88%) Change Management
15 7 (5.15%) Service Management
15 7 (5.15%) BCP
15 7 (5.15%) CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Office
2 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) WAN
1 2 (1.47%) Firewall
1 2 (1.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.74%) OSPF
2 1 (0.74%) BGP
2 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) Multicast
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) ADSL
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (31.62%) Finance
2 23 (16.91%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Billing
5 4 (2.94%) Games
6 3 (2.21%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Advertising
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) JSP
1 4 (2.94%) XML
1 4 (2.94%) CGI
1 4 (2.94%) Ajax
1 4 (2.94%) HTML
2 3 (2.21%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) J2EE
3 1 (0.74%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.94%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) Equities
5 1 (0.74%) VLE
5 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) UNIX
2 8 (5.88%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.74%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.94%) Project Management
2 39 (28.68%) PRINCE2
3 32 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (16.91%) ITIL
5 22 (16.18%) Migration
6 13 (9.56%) ERP
7 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.88%) Change Management
9 7 (5.15%) Service Management
9 7 (5.15%) CRM
9 7 (5.15%) BCP
9 7 (5.15%) Supplier Management
9 7 (5.15%) Time Management
10 6 (4.41%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.41%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.68%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.94%) Project Planning
12 4 (2.94%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.41%) Shell Script
2 5 (3.68%) SQL
3 4 (2.94%) PHP
3 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.03%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.62%) Degree
5 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.21%) ISEB
6 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.47%) PMP
7 2 (1.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.03%) Oracle
3 10 (7.35%) SAP
4 4 (2.94%) Avaya
4 4 (2.94%) BMC
5 3 (2.21%) Cisco
5 3 (2.21%) Sybase
6 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.47%) webMethods
6 2 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.74%) hybris
7 1 (0.74%) F5
7 1 (0.74%) ATG
7 1 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
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