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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.95% 7.85% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 9.26% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Median daily rate £500 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £708 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.91% +4.80%
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
155 162 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.15% 84.82% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 67 46
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 September 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 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) SAP
4 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
5 5 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (11.43%) Primavera
6 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
6 4 (11.43%) ERP
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.57%) Big Data
7 3 (8.57%) PMP
7 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) MS Project
7 3 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS

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 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Primavera
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Programme Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) ERP Manager
5 3 (8.57%) ERP Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.71%) PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Economics
2 1 (2.86%) EPoS
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) SCADA
2 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) ERP
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Coaching
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) People Management
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) System Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
2 2 (5.71%) CCIE
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) SAP
3 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (5.71%) Hyperion
5 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Unisys