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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 16 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.56% 5.33% 10.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 6.77% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 11
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -1.42%
Project Management
England

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
143 133 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 76.47% 78.70% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 55 49
Median daily rate £500 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (25.00%) MS Project
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) CRM
4 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 7 (17.50%) PMP
5 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Firewall
7 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 5 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (12.50%) QA
7 5 (12.50%) People Management
8 4 (10.00%) Server Building
8 4 (10.00%) Degree
8 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (7.50%) MS Office
9 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.50%) SAP
9 3 (7.50%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.50%) DNS
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Project
2 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Project Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.00%) CRM
2 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) People Management
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Server Building
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
7 3 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.50%) Logistics
7 3 (7.50%) PLM
7 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C#
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
1 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
1 7 (17.50%) PMP
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) EMC
4 2 (5.00%) Kronos
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Unisys