The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had IT 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
IT Project Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 12 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 1.19% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.25% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 11
Median daily rate £430 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +3.75%

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
2226 2483 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.77% 95.13% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1395 1165
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 77 176
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -1 4 £438 +4.16%
Birmingham -3 2 £434 +7.76% 2
Walsall - 2 - -
Warwickshire 0 1 £425 - 1
Coventry -8 1 - - 1
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 21 (53.85%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) PMO
7 4 (10.26%) Retail
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (7.69%) Office 365
8 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
8 3 (7.69%) QA
8 3 (7.69%) FMCG
8 3 (7.69%) Logistics
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
8 3 (7.69%) Windows
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Automotive
9 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
9 2 (5.13%) Workflow
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Information Security
9 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
1 1 (2.56%) WebEx
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Automotive
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) FMCG
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
7 3 (7.69%) Logistics
7 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.13%) Coaching
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Process Management
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.13%) MAPM
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PMO
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.56%) COBIT
4 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) ATG
2 1 (2.56%) Capita
2 1 (2.56%) Demandware
2 1 (2.56%) hybris
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) VMware