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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 203 165 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.46% 8.06% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.38% 11.73% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 96 78
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£380 £370 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 36
Average hourly rate £28.69 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.10% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.60 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -3.84%
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
1640 1407 1460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.33% 68.77% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 779 709
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 64 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.53 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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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
Birmingham +7 42 £394 -3.96% 26
Coventry -4 36 £365 -11.51% 6
Warwickshire -4 30 £313 -11.66% 13
Staffordshire +4 13 £375 +7.14% 11
Solihull -4 10 £406 +16.07% 5
Wolverhampton +3 7 £435 -3.33% 2
Shropshire -1 4 £348 -
Worcestershire -7 3 £400 - 1
Walsall +1 1 £438 -12.50%
West Bromwich - 1 £408 -
Willenhall - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 176 (38.10%) PRINCE2
2 96 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (20.13%) Finance
4 76 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (16.23%) ITIL
6 68 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (13.20%) MS Project
8 56 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 53 (11.47%) Change Management
10 52 (11.26%) Automotive
11 50 (10.82%) Manufacturing
12 49 (10.61%) MS Office
12 49 (10.61%) Microsoft
13 48 (10.39%) Degree
14 47 (10.17%) SAP
15 41 (8.87%) Migration
16 37 (8.01%) Risk Management
17 34 (7.36%) Validation
17 34 (7.36%) Project Planning
17 34 (7.36%) Security Cleared
18 33 (7.14%) Programme Management
19 32 (6.93%) SharePoint
20 29 (6.28%) Service Delivery
20 29 (6.28%) Time Management
21 28 (6.06%) Business Analysis
21 28 (6.06%) PMI Certification
21 28 (6.06%) Change Control
22 27 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 26 (5.63%) PMI
23 26 (5.63%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.55%) CMS
3 6 (1.30%) WordPress
4 4 (0.87%) Drupal
4 4 (0.87%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.65%) Lync
5 3 (0.65%) Documentum
6 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.43%) IIS
6 2 (0.43%) SAS
6 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.43%) CICS
6 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.43%) TPMS
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Moodle
7 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (13.20%) MS Project
2 56 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 49 (10.61%) MS Office
4 26 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.43%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (4.76%) ENOVIA
2 8 (1.73%) DELMIA
3 7 (1.52%) CA Clarity
4 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.65%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.43%) Agresso
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.43%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.22%) BPCS
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.55%) LAN
2 19 (4.11%) WAN
3 14 (3.03%) Firewall
3 14 (3.03%) Internet
4 12 (2.60%) Intranet
5 7 (1.52%) Network Security
5 7 (1.52%) SAN
5 7 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.65%) 4G
6 3 (0.65%) LTE
6 3 (0.65%) DNS
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.65%) 3G
7 2 (0.43%) Wireless
7 2 (0.43%) 2G
7 2 (0.43%) VoIP
7 2 (0.43%) ATM
7 2 (0.43%) DHCP
7 2 (0.43%) NAS
7 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.87%) MySQL
5 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.65%) MS Access
6 2 (0.43%) Essbase
6 2 (0.43%) Informix
6 2 (0.43%) DB2
6 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.43%) DataStage
6 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (4.33%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (2.16%) ClearCase
2 10 (2.16%) ClearQuest
3 7 (1.52%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) LSMW
5 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 93 (20.13%) Finance
2 52 (11.26%) Automotive
3 50 (10.82%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.55%) Banking
5 19 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.03%) Retail
7 7 (1.52%) Marketing
8 4 (0.87%) Law
8 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Local Government
9 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Billing
9 3 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 215 (46.54%) Project Manager
2 59 (12.77%) Analyst
3 29 (6.28%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.19%) Applications Engineer
5 18 (3.90%) Senior Manager
6 16 (3.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 16 (3.46%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (2.81%) PMO Analyst
7 13 (2.81%) Agile Project Manager
7 13 (2.81%) Developer
8 12 (2.60%) Programme Manager
8 12 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
9 11 (2.38%) SAP Manager
9 11 (2.38%) Service Manager
9 11 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (1.95%) Business Manager
11 9 (1.95%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (1.95%) Support Analyst
12 8 (1.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.68%) HTML
2 16 (3.46%) CSS
3 15 (3.25%) Web Services
4 13 (2.81%) jQuery
5 11 (2.38%) Middleware
6 10 (2.16%) HTML5
7 8 (1.73%) CSS3
8 7 (1.52%) .NET
9 4 (0.87%) Flash
10 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.65%) JSP
10 3 (0.65%) XHTML
11 2 (0.43%) EJB
11 2 (0.43%) XML
11 2 (0.43%) JavaBeans
11 2 (0.43%) Adobe AIR
11 2 (0.43%) Mason
11 2 (0.43%) Ajax
12 1 (0.22%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.63%) PMI
3 19 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.60%) Social Media
5 8 (1.73%) NHS
5 8 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.08%) User Experience
8 4 (0.87%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.87%) Open Source
8 4 (0.87%) Economics
9 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.43%) PDA
10 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.22%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.90%) Windows
2 7 (1.52%) Linux
3 6 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.87%) UNIX
5 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Tizen
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) HPUX
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (38.10%) PRINCE2
2 96 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (16.23%) ITIL
4 68 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (11.47%) Change Management
6 41 (8.87%) Migration
7 37 (8.01%) Risk Management
8 34 (7.36%) Validation
8 34 (7.36%) Project Planning
9 33 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 29 (6.28%) Service Delivery
10 29 (6.28%) Time Management
11 28 (6.06%) Business Analysis
11 28 (6.06%) Change Control
12 26 (5.63%) ERP
12 26 (5.63%) Requirements Management
13 24 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 23 (4.98%) Waterfall
15 22 (4.76%) Service Management
16 21 (4.55%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.52%) SQL
3 6 (1.30%) Java
4 5 (1.08%) C
4 5 (1.08%) ActionScript
5 4 (0.87%) VB
6 3 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (0.65%) PHP
7 2 (0.43%) C#
7 2 (0.43%) ABAP
7 2 (0.43%) VBA
7 2 (0.43%) PHP5
7 2 (0.43%) PHP4
8 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.22%) VB6
8 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (10.39%) Degree
2 34 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.06%) PMI Certification
4 27 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 22 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (2.38%) PMP
9 8 (1.73%) ISEB
10 4 (0.87%) PgMP
10 4 (0.87%) APMP
11 2 (0.43%) HND
11 2 (0.43%) MCSE
11 2 (0.43%) CCNA
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.43%) APMG
12 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.22%) MCITP
12 1 (0.22%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.76%) QA
2 8 (1.73%) P3O
3 4 (0.87%) SLA
3 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) XenApp
2 2 (0.43%) XenServer
2 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.17%) SAP
3 20 (4.33%) Oracle
4 8 (1.73%) Cadence
4 8 (1.73%) Citrix
5 7 (1.52%) Cisco
6 5 (1.08%) VMware
7 4 (0.87%) IBM
7 4 (0.87%) NetApp
7 4 (0.87%) Avaya
7 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.65%) CA
8 3 (0.65%) Adobe
8 3 (0.65%) Primavera
9 2 (0.43%) BT
9 2 (0.43%) Cognos
9 2 (0.43%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.43%) Sybase
9 2 (0.43%) Dell
9 2 (0.43%) Apple
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