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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 6 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.88% 7.59% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.93% 8.28% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Project Manager
England

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
176 145 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.19% 91.77% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 54 54
Median daily rate £500 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016, 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 20 (40.82%) Project Management
2 11 (22.45%) CRM
3 10 (20.41%) MS Project
4 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.29%) Finance
6 6 (12.24%) Change Management
6 6 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (12.24%) PMP
6 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
6 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (12.24%) QA
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle
7 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (10.20%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (8.16%) SAP
8 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
9 3 (6.12%) Retail
9 3 (6.12%) Information Security
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Primavera
9 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.12%) ERP
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) NHS

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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Project
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) Primavera
3 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) GIS
2 1 (2.04%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.04%) BYOD
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Project Management
2 11 (22.45%) CRM
3 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Change Management
4 6 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) ERP
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) People Management
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.08%) B2C
8 2 (4.08%) Data Management
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
1 6 (12.24%) PMP
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) BS25999
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Kronos
5 1 (2.04%) Casewise
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Lotus
5 1 (2.04%) Wyse