The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 15 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.43% 4.46% 7.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.94% 7.52% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £418 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 133 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.93% 59.38% 61.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 50
Average daily rate £425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £334 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.16%) Data Management
5 5 (13.16%) Data Governance
5 5 (13.16%) Master Data Management
5 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (13.16%) SAP MDM
5 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) WSUS
7 3 (7.89%) Billing
7 3 (7.89%) Social Media
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) Finance
7 3 (7.89%) MS Project
7 3 (7.89%) McAfee
8 2 (5.26%) BPR
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.26%) NHS
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.26%) MS Excel

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (13.16%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP MDM
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Billing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Head of Data Management
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (5.26%) CRM Manager
5 2 (5.26%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Build Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Data Management
4 5 (13.16%) Data Governance
4 5 (13.16%) Master Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.26%) BPR
7 2 (5.26%) Logistics
7 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MBA
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) McAfee
4 2 (5.26%) Siebel
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
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