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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 91 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 34 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 0.46% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.50% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 13
Average daily rate £415 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £367 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £44.05 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.78% -2.11%
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
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Staffordshire - 7 £420 - 2
Solihull -11 6 £500 +16.27%
Birmingham 0 5 £380 +2.70% 1
Coventry - 5 £400 - 2
Halesowen - 1 £415 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (53.57%) Project Management
2 27 (48.21%) PRINCE2
3 17 (30.36%) Finance
4 10 (17.86%) Migration
4 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 6 (10.71%) Retail
7 5 (8.93%) Project Governance
7 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (7.14%) ERP
8 4 (7.14%) Windows
8 4 (7.14%) MS Project
8 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.14%) Games
8 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.14%) Banking
8 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.14%) QA
8 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.14%) Office 365
9 3 (5.36%) Change Control
9 3 (5.36%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (5.36%) APMP
9 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Lync
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Maximo
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) 4G
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.79%) EFT
3 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.79%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Project Management
2 27 (48.21%) PRINCE2
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Project Governance
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.14%) ERP
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.36%) Change Control
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) Dependency Management
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) APMP
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CISMP
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Kronos
2 2 (3.57%) Progress
2 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.57%) webMethods
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Cognos
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Netezza
3 1 (1.79%) Remedy
3 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.79%) VMware