The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 242 156 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.21% 7.93% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.92% 11.92% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 76 109
Average daily rate
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£388 £373 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £533 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.80 £33.90 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% +5.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.72 £12.92 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £37.80 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1739 1309 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.38% 66.58% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 652 751
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 58 70
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.63 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +9 81 £350 -3.44% 19
Coventry +3 56 £420 -6.66% 5
Warwickshire +1 30 £425 +11.47% 8
Shropshire +11 15 £425 +18.05% 1
Staffordshire +2 9 £240 -38.06% 9
Solihull +1 9 £375 +15.38% 4
Worcestershire -5 2 - - 6
Wolverhampton +3 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £315 - 1
Walsall - 1 £213 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - - 2
Willenhall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 149 (31.17%) PRINCE2
2 119 (24.90%) Finance
3 97 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (14.44%) ITIL
5 67 (14.02%) Microsoft
6 57 (11.92%) SAP
7 56 (11.72%) Migration
8 55 (11.51%) Manufacturing
9 53 (11.09%) Degree
10 49 (10.25%) Time Management
10 49 (10.25%) Change Management
11 48 (10.04%) MS Excel
12 46 (9.62%) MS Office
13 45 (9.41%) Automotive
14 42 (8.79%) MS Project
15 37 (7.74%) Validation
16 36 (7.53%) Business Analysis
17 33 (6.90%) Risk Management
17 33 (6.90%) Requirements Management
17 33 (6.90%) Security Cleared
18 31 (6.49%) SharePoint
19 30 (6.28%) Management Information System
19 30 (6.28%) Programme Management
20 29 (6.07%) SC Cleared
20 29 (6.07%) ENOVIA
21 28 (5.86%) MS PowerPoint
21 28 (5.86%) Windows
21 28 (5.86%) Oracle
21 28 (5.86%) PMI Certification
22 27 (5.65%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.30%) CMS
3 7 (1.46%) Drupal
3 7 (1.46%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.26%) WordPress
5 5 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.42%) Documentum
7 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.62%) MS Office
3 42 (8.79%) MS Project
4 28 (5.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.05%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.84%) CATIA
8 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (6.07%) ENOVIA
2 13 (2.72%) DELMIA
3 11 (2.30%) CA Clarity
4 10 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.46%) TRIRIGA
6 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.84%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.84%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.63%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.21%) Lawson
10 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.21%) Movex
10 1 (0.21%) assyst
10 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Force.com
1 2 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.56%) WAN
2 14 (2.93%) LAN
3 12 (2.51%) Intranet
4 6 (1.26%) DNS
4 6 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.05%) DHCP
6 4 (0.84%) VoIP
6 4 (0.84%) MPLS
6 4 (0.84%) Wireless
6 4 (0.84%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.63%) SAN
8 2 (0.42%) 3G
8 2 (0.42%) Internet
8 2 (0.42%) Firewall
8 2 (0.42%) VLAN
8 2 (0.42%) 2G
8 2 (0.42%) LTE
8 2 (0.42%) NAS
8 2 (0.42%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.63%) MySQL
4 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.42%) DataStage
5 1 (0.21%) Essbase
5 1 (0.21%) QlikView
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.21%) MS Access
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 19 (3.97%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (2.72%) Rational Rose
3 11 (2.30%) ClearQuest
3 11 (2.30%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.63%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.63%) Subversion
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.42%) MSI
5 2 (0.42%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 119 (24.90%) Finance
2 55 (11.51%) Manufacturing
3 45 (9.41%) Automotive
4 24 (5.02%) Banking
5 13 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.30%) Marketing
7 8 (1.67%) Retail
8 7 (1.46%) Back Office
9 6 (1.26%) Legal
10 5 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Billing
11 4 (0.84%) Publishing
12 3 (0.63%) Advertising
13 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Front Office
13 2 (0.42%) Military
13 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
14 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 228 (47.70%) Project Manager
2 54 (11.30%) Analyst
3 34 (7.11%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.65%) Applications Engineer
5 18 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
6 15 (3.14%) Senior Manager
7 14 (2.93%) Consultant
8 12 (2.51%) Business Manager
8 12 (2.51%) Requirements Engineer
9 10 (2.09%) SAP Manager
9 10 (2.09%) PMO Analyst
9 10 (2.09%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (1.88%) Change Manager
10 9 (1.88%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (1.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (1.67%) Technical Project Manager
11 8 (1.67%) Programme Manager
11 8 (1.67%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (1.67%) SAP Project Manager
11 8 (1.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.72%) Web Services
2 10 (2.09%) .NET
3 9 (1.88%) HTML
4 7 (1.46%) CSS
5 4 (0.84%) Middleware
5 4 (0.84%) jQuery
5 4 (0.84%) SAP PI
6 3 (0.63%) HTML5
6 3 (0.63%) CSS3
6 3 (0.63%) Ajax
7 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.42%) SAP CO-PA
7 2 (0.42%) Mason
7 2 (0.42%) WinForms
7 2 (0.42%) XML
7 2 (0.42%) J2EE
7 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.21%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.28%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.02%) PMI
3 17 (3.56%) NHS
4 12 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.09%) Social Media
6 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.05%) Economics
7 5 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.84%) Open Source
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.42%) PDA
9 2 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.21%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.21%) VLE
10 1 (0.21%) RIA
10 1 (0.21%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.86%) Windows
2 12 (2.51%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.09%) UNIX
3 10 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.88%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.26%) Linux
7 5 (1.05%) AIX
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Tizen
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (31.17%) PRINCE2
2 97 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (14.44%) ITIL
4 56 (11.72%) Migration
5 49 (10.25%) Change Management
5 49 (10.25%) Time Management
6 37 (7.74%) Validation
7 36 (7.53%) Business Analysis
8 33 (6.90%) Requirements Management
8 33 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 30 (6.28%) Programme Management
10 27 (5.65%) Business Transformation
11 26 (5.44%) PLM
12 24 (5.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 22 (4.60%) Change Control
13 22 (4.60%) Service Management
13 22 (4.60%) ERP
14 20 (4.18%) Service Delivery
14 20 (4.18%) Project Planning
15 19 (3.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.51%) SQL
2 9 (1.88%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.67%) Java
4 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.05%) C#
6 4 (0.84%) C
7 3 (0.63%) PHP
7 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
7 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.63%) PHP5
7 3 (0.63%) PHP4
8 2 (0.42%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) ABAP
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
9 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 53 (11.09%) Degree
2 33 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 28 (5.86%) PMI Certification
5 23 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (2.93%) PMP
9 7 (1.46%) ISEB
10 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.05%) APMP
11 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (0.63%) MCITP
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.63%) CCNA
11 3 (0.63%) MCP
11 3 (0.63%) MCSE
12 2 (0.42%) HND
12 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.39%) QA
2 9 (1.88%) P3O
3 6 (1.26%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.63%) XenApp
3 2 (0.42%) XenServer
3 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.67%) SCCM
2 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.92%) SAP
3 28 (5.86%) Oracle
4 11 (2.30%) Avaya
5 9 (1.88%) HP
6 7 (1.46%) Cisco
7 5 (1.05%) IBM
7 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.05%) VMware
8 4 (0.84%) BT
8 4 (0.84%) Progress
8 4 (0.84%) Sybase
9 3 (0.63%) Citrix
9 3 (0.63%) NetApp
9 3 (0.63%) Minitab
9 3 (0.63%) Capita
10 2 (0.42%) Google
10 2 (0.42%) webMethods
10 2 (0.42%) Lotus
10 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
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