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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 222 241 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.61% 11.04% 10.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.05% 15.71% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 120 86
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 45
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.16 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -17.19%
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
1843 1534 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.49% 70.27% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 790 621
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 78 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -4 65 £400 +12.28% 33
Warwickshire +3 32 £350 +3.70% 11
Staffordshire 0 19 £375 +25.00% 10
Coventry -12 19 £360 - 7
Shropshire -5 14 £375 +17.64% 2
Worcestershire -2 12 £438 +34.61%
Solihull -1 10 £325 -6.06% 5
West Bromwich -8 4 £320 -8.57%
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 - 4
Herefordshire -4 2 £388 - 1
Willenhall - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Bilston - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 145 (34.61%) PRINCE2
2 92 (21.96%) Finance
3 77 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (12.89%) MS Project
5 54 (12.89%) MS Excel
5 54 (12.89%) Microsoft
6 51 (12.17%) ITIL
7 43 (10.26%) MS Office
7 43 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (9.79%) Change Management
9 39 (9.31%) Degree
10 37 (8.83%) Project Planning
11 34 (8.11%) Business Analysis
11 34 (8.11%) Change Control
11 34 (8.11%) SharePoint
12 30 (7.16%) SAP
12 30 (7.16%) Migration
12 30 (7.16%) Risk Management
13 28 (6.68%) Security Cleared
14 26 (6.21%) Programme Management
15 25 (5.97%) Automotive
15 25 (5.97%) CRM
16 24 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (5.73%) Manufacturing
17 23 (5.49%) PRINCE
18 22 (5.25%) SC Cleared
18 22 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
19 21 (5.01%) NHS
19 21 (5.01%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 34 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.91%) CMS
3 4 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.72%) Drupal
4 3 (0.72%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.48%) Lync
5 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Documentum
6 1 (0.24%) SAS
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 54 (12.89%) MS Project
1 54 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 43 (10.26%) MS Office
3 22 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.72%) Simulink
6 2 (0.48%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.48%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.67%) CA PPM
3 5 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.72%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.48%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.24%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) BPCS
7 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.24%) Movex
7 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.24%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.15%) Firewall
2 7 (1.67%) LAN
2 7 (1.67%) Intranet
3 6 (1.43%) Internet
3 6 (1.43%) WAN
4 5 (1.19%) SAN
5 3 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.24%) NAS
6 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.24%) ISDN
6 1 (0.24%) PBX
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) OSPF
6 1 (0.24%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.95%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.95%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.95%) Big Data
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.72%) EDMS
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (0.72%) QlikView
6 2 (0.48%) MS Access
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (1.67%) JIRA
2 5 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.19%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.19%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.48%) Subversion
3 2 (0.48%) TestComplete
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Hudson
4 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
General
1 92 (21.96%) Finance
2 25 (5.97%) Automotive
3 24 (5.73%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.77%) Retail
5 12 (2.86%) Banking
6 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.91%) Electronics
8 7 (1.67%) Local Government
9 6 (1.43%) Law
9 6 (1.43%) Legal
10 5 (1.19%) Marketing
11 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 177 (42.24%) Project Manager
2 56 (13.37%) Analyst
3 29 (6.92%) Business Analyst
4 19 (4.53%) IT Project Manager
5 18 (4.30%) Senior Manager
6 16 (3.82%) Consultant
6 16 (3.82%) Programme Manager
7 13 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
8 12 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (2.63%) Service Manager
9 11 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 11 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (2.39%) Architect
10 10 (2.39%) Agile Project Manager
11 9 (2.15%) Services Delivery Manager
12 8 (1.91%) Project Coordinator
12 8 (1.91%) Coordinator
12 8 (1.91%) Developer
12 8 (1.91%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.67%) HTML
2 6 (1.43%) CSS
2 6 (1.43%) Web Services
3 5 (1.19%) Flash
3 5 (1.19%) .NET
4 4 (0.95%) HTML5
4 4 (0.95%) jQuery
5 3 (0.72%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.72%) Middleware
5 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.48%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.48%) CSS3
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe AIR
7 1 (0.24%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.24%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.24%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.24%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.01%) NHS
3 20 (4.77%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.63%) PMI
5 6 (1.43%) User Experience
5 6 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (1.43%) Open Source
6 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.95%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.72%) Telematics
9 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.48%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.48%) Informatics
9 2 (0.48%) Handset
10 1 (0.24%) Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) IVR
10 1 (0.24%) Statistics
10 1 (0.24%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.15%) Windows
2 4 (0.95%) Linux
2 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.48%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) UNIX
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.24%) HPUX
5 1 (0.24%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (34.61%) PRINCE2
2 77 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (12.17%) ITIL
5 41 (9.79%) Change Management
6 37 (8.83%) Project Planning
7 34 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 34 (8.11%) Change Control
8 30 (7.16%) Risk Management
8 30 (7.16%) Migration
9 26 (6.21%) Programme Management
10 25 (5.97%) CRM
11 23 (5.49%) PRINCE
12 21 (5.01%) Service Delivery
13 19 (4.53%) Service Management
14 16 (3.82%) ERP
14 16 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (3.58%) Waterfall
15 15 (3.58%) Scrum
15 15 (3.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.58%) SQL
2 10 (2.39%) C
3 7 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.95%) C#
4 4 (0.95%) VBA
5 3 (0.72%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
5 3 (0.72%) Java
5 3 (0.72%) ActionScript
6 2 (0.48%) VB
6 2 (0.48%) C++
6 2 (0.48%) PHP
6 2 (0.48%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.24%) Lingo
7 1 (0.24%) VB6
7 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (9.31%) Degree
2 28 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (5.25%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.34%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.86%) ISEB
7 11 (2.63%) PMP
8 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.19%) APMP
10 4 (0.95%) HND
11 3 (0.72%) MCSE
11 3 (0.72%) CCNA
11 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.72%) PgMP
12 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.48%) CISSP
12 2 (0.48%) HNC
12 2 (0.48%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.53%) QA
2 8 (1.91%) P3O
3 4 (0.95%) SLA
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) Firmware
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.16%) SAP
3 16 (3.82%) Oracle
4 6 (1.43%) Remedy
5 5 (1.19%) VMware
5 5 (1.19%) Cadence
5 5 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 4 (0.95%) Citrix
6 4 (0.95%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco
6 4 (0.95%) Primavera
6 4 (0.95%) Tableau
7 3 (0.72%) BT
7 3 (0.72%) Niku
7 3 (0.72%) GoldenSource
7 3 (0.72%) Pega
7 3 (0.72%) HP
7 3 (0.72%) CA
8 2 (0.48%) Siemens
8 2 (0.48%) EMC
Birmingham
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 400 - 500
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fusion Experience
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: From £300 to £325 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £410 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago