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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 14 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.45% 5.56% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.46% 7.75% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £355 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +3.44%
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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
148 129 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.72% 71.67% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 65
Average daily rate £500 £360 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £215 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £106.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Management
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) PaaS
5 3 (13.64%) Big Data
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Internet of Things
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) NHS
6 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) MS Project
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.55%) CA PPM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) SAP Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Director
4 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Integration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) APMP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) PgMP
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Software AG
3 1 (4.55%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle