The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 96 100 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 17 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £269 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £384 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.98 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+48.28% -10.08%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2179 1757 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.98% 93.11% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 820 958
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 172 179
Average hourly rate £15.85 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
IT Project Manager
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 8 £230 -8.00%
Warwickshire -6 2 £325 -14.75% 1
Coventry -5 1 £325 -23.52%
Shropshire - 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Tipton - - - -
Walsall - - - -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 22 (64.71%) Project Management
2 20 (58.82%) Finance
3 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) PMP
5 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
5 5 (14.71%) MS Office
5 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (11.76%) JSP
6 4 (11.76%) XML
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) MS Project
6 4 (11.76%) BMC
6 4 (11.76%) CGI
6 4 (11.76%) UNIX
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Control-M
6 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.76%) Games
6 4 (11.76%) Banking
6 4 (11.76%) Ajax
6 4 (11.76%) Web 2.0
6 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) Windows
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Project
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Extranet
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Games
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) JSP
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) CGI
1 4 (11.76%) Ajax
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Project Management
2 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Dependency Management
7 1 (2.94%) Budget Control
7 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.76%) PHP
1 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) PMP
1 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CAPM
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) BMC
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Avaya
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Northgate
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-350 Per Day
Posted: 22 days ago