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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 115 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 21 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.98% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.03% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 12
Median daily rate £400 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
IT 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 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
2732 2417 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.56% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1470 1117
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 150 175
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £32.80 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +5 10 £400 +15.94%
Worcestershire -9 2 £500 -16.66%
Herefordshire - 2 £369 -
Staffordshire +7 1 £275 +22.22%
Coventry -5 1 £451 +50.16%
Warwickshire -6 1 £432 -13.60%
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 £538 -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 29 (56.86%) Project Management
2 27 (52.94%) PRINCE2
3 19 (37.25%) Finance
4 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.69%) ERP
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (13.73%) Migration
8 6 (11.76%) QA
9 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Office 365
9 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.80%) Banking
9 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
10 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
10 4 (7.84%) ITIL
10 4 (7.84%) Project Governance
10 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.84%) Facilities Management
11 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.88%) Change Control
11 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.88%) SLA
11 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.88%) Service Management

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 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.92%) Maximo
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Automotive
4 2 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Military
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.96%) CESG
2 1 (1.96%) CMDB
2 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.96%) EFT
2 1 (1.96%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.96%) FMCG
2 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Project Management
2 27 (52.94%) PRINCE2
3 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) ERP
5 8 (15.69%) SDLC
6 7 (13.73%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Change Management
7 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.84%) Facilities Management
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) Project Governance
8 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.88%) Change Control
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.88%) Service Management
9 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.92%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) APMP
5 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) JDA
2 2 (3.92%) Kronos
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Progress
2 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Pega
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy
3 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow