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 24 January 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
24 Jan 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 250 215 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.46% 8.94% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.24% 11.03% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 144 115
Median daily rate £420 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Median hourly rate £22.88 £49.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.30% +55.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £16.77 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £49.00 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.27%

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
1888 1949 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.96% 81.04% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1065 895
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 94
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +4 89 £425 +57.40% 11
Birmingham -11 38 £425 -2.91% 27
Warwickshire +2 36 £385 -11.49% 9
Shropshire +18 22 £350 +3.70% 4
Staffordshire +5 14 £350 -16.66% 6
Solihull -11 5 £400 -15.78% 5
Walsall +3 2 £425 +57.40% 1
West Bromwich -2 2 £375 -
Herefordshire - 2 £338 - 2
Wolverhampton +1 1 £400 - 2
Smethwick - 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 164 (31.72%) PRINCE2
2 133 (25.73%) Finance
3 129 (24.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (11.61%) Migration
5 58 (11.22%) Change Management
6 54 (10.44%) MS Excel
7 53 (10.25%) Degree
8 50 (9.67%) Microsoft
9 49 (9.48%) ITIL
9 49 (9.48%) MS Project
10 44 (8.51%) Security Cleared
11 42 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (8.12%) Data Centre
12 40 (7.74%) Waterfall
13 38 (7.35%) Project Planning
13 38 (7.35%) Programme Management
13 38 (7.35%) Scrum
14 36 (6.96%) MS Office
15 35 (6.77%) Business Analysis
16 32 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 31 (6.00%) Automotive
17 31 (6.00%) SC Cleared
18 30 (5.80%) SAP
19 29 (5.61%) Risk Management
20 28 (5.42%) MS Visio
20 28 (5.42%) Mentoring
21 26 (5.03%) CRM
22 25 (4.84%) Service Delivery
23 24 (4.64%) Oracle

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 19 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.58%) IBM Domino
3 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.58%) JBoss
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.39%) Apache
4 2 (0.39%) IIS
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) CMS
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.48%) MS Project
3 36 (6.96%) MS Office
4 28 (5.42%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.97%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.97%) Primavera
3 4 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.19%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.19%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.97%) Office 365
3 3 (0.58%) Yammer
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.87%) LAN
2 6 (1.16%) WAN
3 5 (0.97%) Firewall
3 5 (0.97%) Internet
4 4 (0.77%) Network Security
4 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.58%) HTTP
5 3 (0.58%) Intranet
5 3 (0.58%) Skype
5 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.58%) WebEx
5 3 (0.58%) WLAN
6 2 (0.39%) DHCP
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) WAAS
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.97%) Big Data
5 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.58%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.39%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.39%) DB2
6 2 (0.39%) Informix
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%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.35%) JIRA
2 6 (1.16%) Axure RP
2 6 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.39%) VersionOne
4 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 133 (25.73%) Finance
2 31 (6.00%) Automotive
3 21 (4.06%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.29%) Marketing
4 17 (3.29%) Retail
5 16 (3.09%) Banking
6 13 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.55%) Local Government
8 6 (1.16%) Legal
9 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.77%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.77%) Electronics
11 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 3 (0.58%) Law
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 221 (42.75%) Project Manager
2 84 (16.25%) Analyst
3 51 (9.86%) Business Analyst
4 37 (7.16%) IT Manager
5 28 (5.42%) IT Project Manager
6 25 (4.84%) Senior Manager
7 19 (3.68%) Business Manager
7 19 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
7 19 (3.68%) Programme Manager
8 16 (3.09%) Architect
8 16 (3.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 15 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
10 14 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
11 13 (2.51%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.32%) Digital Analyst
12 12 (2.32%) Digital Business Analyst
12 12 (2.32%) PMO Analyst
12 12 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (2.13%) Business Project Manager
13 11 (2.13%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.68%) Web Services
2 6 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.58%) SAML
4 2 (0.39%) HTML
4 2 (0.39%) HTML5
5 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) CSS3
5 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.19%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (0.19%) JSP
5 1 (0.19%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.19%) Node.js
5 1 (0.19%) REST
5 1 (0.19%) Servlets
5 1 (0.19%) SOAP
5 1 (0.19%) Spring
5 1 (0.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
1 42 (8.12%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.51%) NHS
3 13 (2.51%) PMI
3 13 (2.51%) Social Media
4 10 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.16%) User Experience
6 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
7 4 (0.77%) Statistics
7 4 (0.77%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.58%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.58%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.39%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.32%) Linux
2 11 (2.13%) Windows
3 7 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.16%) Unix
5 5 (0.97%) Solaris
6 3 (0.58%) AIX
6 3 (0.58%) SUSE
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (31.72%) PRINCE2
2 129 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (24.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (11.61%) Migration
4 58 (11.22%) Change Management
5 49 (9.48%) ITIL
6 40 (7.74%) Waterfall
7 38 (7.35%) Programme Management
7 38 (7.35%) Project Planning
7 38 (7.35%) Scrum
8 35 (6.77%) Business Analysis
9 29 (5.61%) Risk Management
10 28 (5.42%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.03%) CRM
12 25 (4.84%) Service Delivery
13 24 (4.64%) Data Migration
13 24 (4.64%) PRINCE
14 22 (4.26%) ERP
15 21 (4.06%) Process Improvement
16 20 (3.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.09%) SQL
2 6 (1.16%) C
3 3 (0.58%) Java
4 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 53 (10.25%) Degree
2 44 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 31 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.06%) PMI Certification
5 21 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.29%) PMP
7 13 (2.51%) BICSI Certification
7 13 (2.51%) BICSI RCDD
7 13 (2.51%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.93%) ISEB
9 6 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.97%) APMP
11 3 (0.58%) CCNA
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.39%) CISSP
12 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.39%) IRCA
13 1 (0.19%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.90%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) Basel II
6 1 (0.19%) COSO
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.80%) SAP
3 24 (4.64%) Oracle
4 11 (2.13%) IBM
5 10 (1.93%) HP
6 9 (1.74%) CheckPoint
6 9 (1.74%) Cisco
7 7 (1.35%) Adobe
8 6 (1.16%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.97%) BT
9 5 (0.97%) hybris
10 4 (0.77%) VMware
11 3 (0.58%) Google
11 3 (0.58%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.58%) Lotus
11 3 (0.58%) Progress
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.39%) Cognos
12 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
West Midlands
Digital Gurus
Rate: £480 - £530 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £300 Per Month
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Elevate Direct
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £20 to £26 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Axiom Software Solutions UK
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago