The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 17 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 238 260 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.97% 11.01% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.74% 14.42% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 174 129
Median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £254 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 22
Median hourly rate £31.75 £29.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.30 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £63.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -1.42%
Project Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2443 1803 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.84% 76.37% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1118 966
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 129
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the West Midlands region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the West Midlands region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Management
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 Project Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -7 70 £420 +5.00% 21
Coventry +6 57 £450 +28.57% 8
Warwickshire -10 29 £425 +6.25% 8
Staffordshire +6 22 £398 +16.05% 3
Shropshire -33 10 £544 +124.22% 5
Wolverhampton +3 8 £339 -1.02% 1
Worcestershire -13 5 £500 +100.00% 2
Solihull -24 4 £300 - 3
Sutton Coldfield -4 2 £350 -22.65%
Kingswinford - 1 £550 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 147 (29.58%) PRINCE2
2 125 (25.15%) Finance
3 120 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (13.48%) Microsoft
6 65 (13.08%) MS Excel
7 53 (10.66%) MS Office
8 50 (10.06%) Security Cleared
9 44 (8.85%) Change Management
9 44 (8.85%) Migration
9 44 (8.85%) MS Project
10 42 (8.45%) Risk Management
11 41 (8.25%) Programme Management
12 39 (7.85%) ITIL
12 39 (7.85%) SC Cleared
12 39 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (6.44%) Degree
14 29 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
15 28 (5.63%) Automotive
15 28 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 28 (5.63%) Retail
16 26 (5.23%) PMI Certification
16 26 (5.23%) Change Control
17 25 (5.03%) Scrum
17 25 (5.03%) CRM
17 25 (5.03%) Project Planning
18 24 (4.83%) Logistics
18 24 (4.83%) Windows
19 23 (4.63%) ERP
19 23 (4.63%) SAP

Project Management
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 17 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.21%) CMS
3 3 (0.60%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.40%) Documentum
4 2 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.20%) Blackboard Learn
5 1 (0.20%) Moodle
5 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 53 (10.66%) MS Office
3 44 (8.85%) MS Project
4 29 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (4.02%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.21%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.40%) CATIA
8 2 (0.40%) SPSS
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.20%) Simulink
9 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) ENOVIA
3 5 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.80%) Maximo
5 3 (0.60%) DELMIA
5 3 (0.60%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.61%) Office 365
2 6 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.21%) SaaS
3 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.22%) WAN
2 15 (3.02%) Internet
2 15 (3.02%) LAN
3 10 (2.01%) 3G
3 10 (2.01%) LTE
3 10 (2.01%) MPLS
4 9 (1.81%) VoIP
5 8 (1.61%) Wireless
6 7 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.21%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.01%) Firewall
9 3 (0.60%) Network Security
9 3 (0.60%) WebEx
10 2 (0.40%) Intranet
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.20%) FlexRay
11 1 (0.20%) NAS
11 1 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.20%) VPN
11 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.80%) MS Access
5 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.40%) Big Data
6 2 (0.40%) QlikView
6 2 (0.40%) Redis
6 2 (0.40%) Roambi
6 2 (0.40%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.40%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.21%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (0.60%) VersionOne
3 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.40%) Grunt
3 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (25.15%) Finance
2 28 (5.63%) Automotive
2 28 (5.63%) Retail
3 21 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.02%) Banking
5 19 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.82%) Legal
7 9 (1.81%) Marketing
8 5 (1.01%) Games
9 4 (0.80%) Electronics
10 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 238 (47.89%) Project Manager
2 48 (9.66%) Analyst
3 29 (5.84%) IT Manager
4 27 (5.43%) Business Analyst
5 26 (5.23%) IT Project Manager
5 26 (5.23%) Senior Manager
6 21 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (3.62%) Architect
8 18 (3.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.62%) Change Manager
10 13 (2.62%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (2.41%) Business Change Manager
12 11 (2.21%) Business Change Project Manager
12 11 (2.21%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.21%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.21%) Project Analyst
12 11 (2.21%) Project Coordinator
12 11 (2.21%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.61%) .NET
2 6 (1.21%) HTML
3 5 (1.01%) CSS
4 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.80%) WinForms
5 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.60%) CSS3
5 3 (0.60%) HTML5
5 3 (0.60%) jQuery
6 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.40%) LINQ
6 2 (0.40%) Middleware
6 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.40%) RESTful
7 1 (0.20%) Ajax
7 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) Leaflet
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.42%) PMI
4 15 (3.02%) Performance Metrics
5 13 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.61%) NHS
7 7 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.21%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.01%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.80%) Statistics
10 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.60%) Economics
11 3 (0.60%) EPoS
11 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.83%) Windows
2 18 (3.62%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.21%) Linux
4 10 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.41%) SUSE
7 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.80%) Unix
9 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (29.58%) PRINCE2
2 120 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (8.85%) Change Management
4 44 (8.85%) Migration
5 42 (8.45%) Risk Management
6 41 (8.25%) Programme Management
7 39 (7.85%) ITIL
8 26 (5.23%) Change Control
9 25 (5.03%) CRM
9 25 (5.03%) Project Planning
9 25 (5.03%) Scrum
10 24 (4.83%) Logistics
11 23 (4.63%) Business Analysis
11 23 (4.63%) ERP
11 23 (4.63%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 21 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.23%) PLM
14 20 (4.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.01%) SQL
2 7 (1.41%) C#
3 5 (1.01%) C
3 5 (1.01%) VB
4 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.60%) VB6
6 2 (0.40%) Java
6 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.20%) C++
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.44%) Degree
4 28 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (5.23%) PMI Certification
6 21 (4.23%) PMP
7 12 (2.41%) ISEB
8 11 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.61%) CCNP
12 5 (1.01%) APMP
13 3 (0.60%) CCNA
13 3 (0.60%) CCVP
13 3 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.63%) QA
2 19 (3.82%) SLA
3 5 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.01%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.60%) NEBOSH
6 2 (0.40%) P3O
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
2 6 (1.21%) XenServer
3 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) NFS
5 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 67 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.63%) SAP
3 21 (4.23%) Cisco
4 18 (3.62%) Oracle
5 8 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.61%) VMware
6 7 (1.41%) Citrix
7 6 (1.21%) IBM
7 6 (1.21%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.01%) CA
9 4 (0.80%) Adobe
9 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.60%) F5
10 3 (0.60%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.60%) HP
10 3 (0.60%) Niku
10 3 (0.60%) Rally
10 3 (0.60%) Remedy
10 3 (0.60%) Tableau
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: 400-500
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: 400-500
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £23 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London or Coventry.
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £405 per day, Initial contract until December 16'
Posted: 25 days ago