The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 102 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 21 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.79% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £420 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £266 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £472 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +21.73%
IT Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2368 2153 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.15% 91.19% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 1112 713
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 169 130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 8 £350 +21.73% 1
Coventry +6 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £300 -
Staffordshire - 2 £225 -
Warwickshire 0 1 £500 +53.84%
Worcestershire - 1 £600 -
Walsall - 1 - -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 23 (71.88%) PRINCE2
2 21 (65.63%) Project Management
3 11 (34.38%) Retail
4 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) CRM
5 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (18.75%) SAP
6 6 (18.75%) ERP
7 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
8 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 4 (12.50%) SAP ERP
8 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.38%) NHS
9 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.25%) MS Project
10 2 (6.25%) PMI
10 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
10 2 (6.25%) Degree
10 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
10 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
11 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (34.38%) Retail
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) PRINCE2
2 21 (65.63%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) CRM
4 6 (18.75%) ERP
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
6 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
9 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
9 1 (3.13%) Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) Coaching
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.13%) Endeca
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) JDA