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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 7 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 260 237 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.82% 8.99% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 10.90% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 163 131
Median daily rate £425 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £24.23 £20.00 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.12% -35.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.54 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.07 £43.20 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%

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
1906 2174 1628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.28% 82.50% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1229 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 50 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £38.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 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
Coventry +2 77 £425 +4.93% 10
Birmingham -5 49 £449 +12.18% 20
Warwickshire +1 41 £425 +1.19% 8
Shropshire +25 14 £235 -39.35% 2
Staffordshire 0 13 £400 +1.91% 4
Solihull +1 12 £388 -8.82% 3
Walsall +3 4 £363 +34.25% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £338 -
Wolverhampton 0 1 £400 +5.96% 1
Worcestershire -2 1 - - 5
West Bromwich -3 1 £425 - 2
Smethwick - 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 157 (30.91%) PRINCE2
2 138 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (25.20%) Finance
4 127 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (11.81%) Migration
6 58 (11.42%) Change Management
7 57 (11.22%) Degree
8 49 (9.65%) Microsoft
9 47 (9.25%) MS Excel
10 44 (8.66%) Programme Management
11 43 (8.46%) Scrum
11 43 (8.46%) MS Project
12 42 (8.27%) Security Cleared
12 42 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (7.87%) ITIL
14 39 (7.68%) Project Planning
14 39 (7.68%) Data Centre
15 38 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 36 (7.09%) Business Analysis
17 34 (6.69%) Waterfall
18 30 (5.91%) Automotive
19 28 (5.51%) Management Information System
19 28 (5.51%) MS Office
19 28 (5.51%) MS Visio
20 27 (5.31%) SAP
20 27 (5.31%) Risk Management
21 26 (5.12%) Service Management
21 26 (5.12%) Oracle
21 26 (5.12%) CRM
21 26 (5.12%) Mentoring

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 14 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.59%) Confluence
2 3 (0.59%) IBM Domino
2 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
2 3 (0.59%) JBoss
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.39%) Apache
3 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.39%) IIS
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.39%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.46%) MS Project
3 28 (5.51%) MS Office
3 28 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 25 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.79%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.79%) Primavera
4 2 (0.39%) SAP CAR
4 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.20%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.20%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.20%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.98%) Office 365
3 3 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.54%) LAN
2 6 (1.18%) Internet
3 5 (0.98%) WAN
3 5 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.59%) Firewall
5 3 (0.59%) HTTP
5 3 (0.59%) Network Security
5 3 (0.59%) WLAN
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) Skype
7 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.20%) DHCP
7 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.20%) ISDN
7 1 (0.20%) SSL
7 1 (0.20%) VoIP
7 1 (0.20%) Wireless
7 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.98%) Big Data
3 5 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.79%) EDRMS
4 4 (0.79%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.59%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.39%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.39%) Lumira
6 2 (0.39%) MS Access
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Axure RP
1 11 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (1.18%) JIRA
2 6 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (25.20%) Finance
2 30 (5.91%) Automotive
3 25 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.33%) Marketing
5 17 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.56%) Banking
7 11 (2.17%) Retail
8 8 (1.57%) Local Government
9 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.79%) Legal
11 3 (0.59%) Electronics
11 3 (0.59%) Law
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (38.78%) Project Manager
2 75 (14.76%) Analyst
3 49 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 32 (6.30%) IT Manager
5 25 (4.92%) Senior Manager
6 21 (4.13%) IT Project Manager
6 21 (4.13%) Programme Manager
7 19 (3.74%) Delivery Manager
7 19 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 17 (3.35%) Business Manager
9 16 (3.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (2.76%) Architect
10 14 (2.76%) Service Manager
11 12 (2.36%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (2.36%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 12 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.17%) Junior
12 11 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
12 11 (2.17%) Transformation Manager
13 10 (1.97%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.13%) Web Services
2 4 (0.79%) .NET
2 4 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.59%) HTML
3 3 (0.59%) SAML
4 2 (0.39%) CSS
4 2 (0.39%) HTML5
4 2 (0.39%) Leaflet
4 2 (0.39%) XML
5 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) CSS3
5 1 (0.20%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.20%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (0.20%) JSP
5 1 (0.20%) Node.js
5 1 (0.20%) REST
5 1 (0.20%) Servlets
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.68%) Data Centre
3 28 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.54%) User Experience
5 17 (3.35%) Social Media
6 14 (2.76%) NHS
7 10 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.77%) PMI
9 5 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.79%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.39%) AS400
12 2 (0.39%) CESG
12 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.39%) EPoS
12 2 (0.39%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.36%) Linux
1 12 (2.36%) Windows
2 8 (1.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.98%) Unix
4 4 (0.79%) Solaris
5 3 (0.59%) AIX
6 2 (0.39%) SUSE
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (30.91%) PRINCE2
2 138 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (11.81%) Migration
5 58 (11.42%) Change Management
6 44 (8.66%) Programme Management
7 43 (8.46%) Scrum
8 40 (7.87%) ITIL
9 39 (7.68%) Project Planning
10 36 (7.09%) Business Analysis
11 34 (6.69%) Waterfall
12 27 (5.31%) Risk Management
13 26 (5.12%) CRM
13 26 (5.12%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.12%) Service Management
14 25 (4.92%) Service Delivery
15 24 (4.72%) Agile Project Management
15 24 (4.72%) PRINCE
16 22 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (4.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.94%) SQL
2 10 (1.97%) C
3 8 (1.57%) Java
4 4 (0.79%) Python
4 4 (0.79%) Ruby
4 4 (0.79%) Scala
5 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.39%) C#
6 2 (0.39%) C++
7 1 (0.20%) Pascal
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (11.22%) Degree
2 42 (8.27%) Security Cleared
3 38 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 25 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 22 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.15%) PMI Certification
7 15 (2.95%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.56%) BICSI Certification
8 13 (2.56%) BICSI RCDD
9 11 (2.17%) PMP
10 9 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.57%) ISEB
12 3 (0.59%) CCNA
12 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.39%) APMP
13 2 (0.39%) CISSP
13 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.76%) QA
2 9 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.18%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.59%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) Basel II
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.31%) SAP
3 26 (5.12%) Oracle
4 12 (2.36%) Adobe
5 8 (1.57%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.38%) Cisco
6 7 (1.38%) HP
6 7 (1.38%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.18%) IBM
8 5 (0.98%) Google
9 4 (0.79%) BT
9 4 (0.79%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.59%) LogRhythm
10 3 (0.59%) Lotus
10 3 (0.59%) Progress
10 3 (0.59%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.59%) VMware
11 2 (0.39%) Informatica
11 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
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