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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.79% 9.77% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.65% 13.39% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
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£440 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £335 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
103 127 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 66.88% 72.99% 53.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 59
Average daily rate £375 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Marketing
4 5 (20.83%) MS Project
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) PMI
6 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
7 2 (8.33%) NHS
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (8.33%) Logistics
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Legal
7 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.17%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (8.33%) PMO Manager
2 2 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
1 1 (4.17%) JSP
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MBA
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) P3O
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.33%) Pega
3 1 (4.17%) BT
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) IBM