The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.31% 6.32% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 8.66% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £588 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 127 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 75.85% 72.99% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 67
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
4 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) SAP MM
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) ABAP
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) LSMW
5 2 (10.53%) Automotive
5 2 (10.53%) BAPI
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
6 1 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (5.26%) SAP CO

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.26%) Primavera
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.26%) CA PPM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP GTS
2 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LSMW
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP MM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Integration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.26%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) BAPI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) PMI
1 1 (5.26%) EPoS
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) CESG
1 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) PgMP
3 1 (5.26%) APMP
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) P3O
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Software AG
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle