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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 113 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 23 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.06% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.12% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 8
Median daily rate £394 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £481 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.41 £55.00 £41.13
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +33.73%
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
2592 2414 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.33% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1334 1229
Median daily rate £398 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 121 182
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.13 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Coventry - 5 £413 -
Shropshire - 5 £375 -
Birmingham -9 3 £313 -26.47% 1
Solihull 0 2 £425 -15.00%
Staffordshire -7 2 £388 -16.21%
Herefordshire +17 1 £388 -3.12%
Warwickshire -4 1 £438 +18.24%
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 37 (57.81%) Project Management
2 27 (42.19%) PRINCE2
2 27 (42.19%) Finance
3 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.19%) Migration
5 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.06%) MS Project
7 8 (12.50%) MS Office
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 8 (12.50%) Change Management
7 8 (12.50%) Banking
8 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 6 (9.38%) PMI
9 6 (9.38%) PMP
9 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
9 6 (9.38%) Office 365
10 5 (7.81%) Skype
10 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (7.81%) Retail
10 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
10 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (7.81%) CRM
10 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
10 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
10 5 (7.81%) Oracle
10 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.25%) SAP

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 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Project
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
3 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.56%) Primavera
2 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Yammer
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Skype
2 4 (6.25%) WebEx
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Local Government
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) PMI
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Solaris
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Project Management
2 27 (42.19%) PRINCE2
3 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.19%) Migration
5 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) Change Management
7 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
8 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.25%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
10 4 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.25%) Service Design
11 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.69%) Logistics
11 3 (4.69%) Matrix Management
11 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (9.38%) PMP
4 2 (3.13%) MAPM
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) COBIT
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) ATG
4 1 (1.56%) Capita
4 1 (1.56%) Demandware
4 1 (1.56%) hybris
4 1 (1.56%) JDA
4 1 (1.56%) VMware