The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 Job Titles advertised 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.55% 4.95% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 5.24% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £405 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -12.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £337 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
160 210 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.24% 94.59% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 81 67
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £6.50 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Billing
4 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) MS Project
5 3 (12.00%) SAP
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (12.00%) Retail
6 2 (8.00%) Social Media
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Marketing
6 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Finance
6 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.00%) BPR
6 2 (8.00%) Siebel
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) ERP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 4 (16.00%) Billing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.00%) BPR
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.00%) Budget Control
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Siebel
4 1 (4.00%) RedPrairie
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects