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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.56% 7.46% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 11.72% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £315 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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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
126 128 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.00% 63.68% 64.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 65
Average daily rate £360 £437 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.85% +288.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) MS Project
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (9.38%) Finance
5 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.38%) WSUS
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Marketing
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.25%) SAP MDM
6 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) Simulink
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Head of Data Management
3 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Build Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Economics
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.13%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
2 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MBA
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) McAfee
3 1 (3.13%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
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