The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 19 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.87% 12.54% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.71% 13.70% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £377 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.78
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -9.15%
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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
298 270 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.39% 91.53% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 108 124
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 31
Average hourly rate £22.69 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.52% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.80 £36.00
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 Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Coventry region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Coventry region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 26 (57.78%) Project Management
2 25 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.22%) Finance
6 9 (20.00%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.78%) Drupal
7 8 (17.78%) Alfresco
8 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle
9 6 (13.33%) C
9 6 (13.33%) CRM
9 6 (13.33%) Automotive
10 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 5 (11.11%) MS Project
10 5 (11.11%) SAP
10 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.89%) Retail
11 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
12 3 (6.67%) Change Control
12 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.67%) Logistics

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 8 (17.78%) Drupal
1 8 (17.78%) Alfresco
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) QlikView
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BI
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Automotive
3 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (2.22%) Games
6 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
1 3 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) PMI
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Project Management
2 25 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Logistics
8 3 (6.67%) ERP
9 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) ATG
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com