The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / Midlands
Rank 6 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.26% 16.11% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.24% 17.06% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 5
Median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £563 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.31% 94.44% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 89 50
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Midlands region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Midlands region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) ERP
4 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
4 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) PMO
7 3 (10.34%) PMI
7 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (10.34%) Automotive
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) Retail
8 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
8 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity

Project Manager Skill Set
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 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (3.45%) Magento
4 1 (3.45%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (3.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Automotive
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.45%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) ERP
4 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) People Management
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.45%) Change Control
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.45%) Multichannel Retail
9 1 (3.45%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.90%) Lancope
4 1 (3.45%) ATG
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Demandware
4 1 (3.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com