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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 260 245 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.26% 9.67% 8.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 12.19% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 150 115
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 11
Median hourly rate £15.14 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.86% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £24.35 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.04 £49.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £28.60
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.94%
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
2328 2010 1725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.94% 79.35% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1119 998
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 69 £438 +16.66% 5
Warwickshire +2 52 £386 +0.52% 4
Birmingham -16 40 £450 +5.88% 27
Shropshire +23 36 £342 -2.28% 4
Staffordshire +7 20 £400 -4.76% 5
Worcestershire 0 5 £530 +32.50% 3
Wolverhampton +2 3 £400 - 2
West Bromwich -2 2 £375 -
Solihull -22 2 £365 -7.30% 3
Sutton Coldfield +4 1 £550 +15.78%
Herefordshire +2 1 £225 -50.00% 1
Walsall 0 1 £425 +57.40% 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 172 (32.70%) PRINCE2
2 139 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (26.05%) Finance
4 133 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (11.79%) Migration
5 62 (11.79%) Microsoft
6 61 (11.60%) MS Excel
7 58 (11.03%) MS Project
8 57 (10.84%) Change Management
9 49 (9.32%) Security Cleared
10 47 (8.94%) ITIL
11 46 (8.75%) MS Office
12 41 (7.79%) Programme Management
12 41 (7.79%) Waterfall
13 40 (7.60%) Degree
14 39 (7.41%) Project Planning
14 39 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (7.41%) Data Centre
15 36 (6.84%) SC Cleared
15 36 (6.84%) Scrum
16 34 (6.46%) MS Visio
17 33 (6.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 30 (5.70%) SAP
18 30 (5.70%) Mentoring
19 28 (5.32%) Windows
19 28 (5.32%) Automotive
20 27 (5.13%) Data Migration
21 25 (4.75%) Risk Management
22 24 (4.56%) Oracle
22 24 (4.56%) PMI Certification

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 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (0.76%) JBoss
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
4 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.38%) Apache
5 2 (0.38%) CMS
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.38%) IIS
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 58 (11.03%) MS Project
3 46 (8.75%) MS Office
4 34 (6.46%) MS Visio
5 21 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.14%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.19%) CATIA
9 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.76%) Primavera
4 3 (0.57%) ENOVIA
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.19%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
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%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.33%) Office 365
2 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.14%) SaaS
3 4 (0.76%) Yammer
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.18%) LAN
2 9 (1.71%) WAN
3 7 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.95%) HTTP
4 5 (0.95%) Skype
4 5 (0.95%) WebEx
5 4 (0.76%) Internet
5 4 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.76%) Wireless
6 3 (0.57%) Firewall
6 3 (0.57%) Intranet
6 3 (0.57%) VPN
7 2 (0.38%) DHCP
7 2 (0.38%) DNS
7 2 (0.38%) MPLS
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) TACACS
8 1 (0.19%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.95%) Big Data
4 5 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.38%) MS Access
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) GIS
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.14%) JIRA
2 4 (0.76%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.38%) VersionOne
3 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 137 (26.05%) Finance
2 28 (5.32%) Automotive
3 23 (4.37%) Banking
4 19 (3.61%) Retail
5 18 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.66%) Marketing
7 10 (1.90%) Legal
7 10 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.14%) Local Government
9 5 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.57%) Law
10 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 237 (45.06%) Project Manager
2 82 (15.59%) Analyst
3 46 (8.75%) Business Analyst
4 41 (7.79%) IT Manager
5 37 (7.03%) IT Project Manager
6 32 (6.08%) Senior Manager
7 23 (4.37%) Senior Project Manager
8 19 (3.61%) Architect
8 19 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
9 18 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
10 17 (3.23%) Programme Manager
11 16 (3.04%) Business Manager
11 16 (3.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 16 (3.04%) PMO Analyst
12 15 (2.85%) Agile Project Manager
13 14 (2.66%) Business Change Manager
13 14 (2.66%) Transformation Manager
14 13 (2.47%) Migration Manager
14 13 (2.47%) Migration Project Manager
14 13 (2.47%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.42%) Web Services
2 6 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.76%) SAML
4 3 (0.57%) HTML
4 3 (0.57%) HTML5
5 2 (0.38%) .NET
5 2 (0.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.38%) CSS
5 2 (0.38%) CSS3
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.19%) J2EE
6 1 (0.19%) Java EE
6 1 (0.19%) jQuery
6 1 (0.19%) JSP
6 1 (0.19%) Middleware
6 1 (0.19%) Servlets
6 1 (0.19%) SOAP
6 1 (0.19%) WinForms
6 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 39 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.85%) PMI
4 12 (2.28%) NHS
5 8 (1.52%) Social Media
6 7 (1.33%) User Experience
7 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.76%) CESG
9 4 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (0.76%) Psychology
9 4 (0.76%) Statistics
10 3 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.57%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.38%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.32%) Windows
2 19 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.04%) Linux
4 8 (1.52%) Solaris
4 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.33%) AIX
5 7 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.95%) Unix
8 3 (0.57%) SUSE
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (32.70%) PRINCE2
2 139 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (11.79%) Migration
5 57 (10.84%) Change Management
6 47 (8.94%) ITIL
7 41 (7.79%) Programme Management
7 41 (7.79%) Waterfall
8 39 (7.41%) Project Planning
9 36 (6.84%) Scrum
10 30 (5.70%) Mentoring
11 27 (5.13%) Data Migration
12 25 (4.75%) Risk Management
13 24 (4.56%) Agile Project Management
14 23 (4.37%) Change Control
14 23 (4.37%) CRM
14 23 (4.37%) Service Management
15 22 (4.18%) Business Analysis
15 22 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (3.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.47%) SQL
2 7 (1.33%) C
3 4 (0.76%) Java
3 4 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.19%) VB
5 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.19%) VB6
5 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 49 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.60%) Degree
3 36 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (4.56%) PMI Certification
6 22 (4.18%) PMP
7 19 (3.61%) ISEB
8 17 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 15 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.47%) BICSI Certification
10 13 (2.47%) BICSI RCDD
11 8 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (1.33%) APMP
13 5 (0.95%) CISSP
14 4 (0.76%) CLAS
15 3 (0.57%) CCNA
15 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.57%) IRCA
16 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.28%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.19%) COSO
6 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) SCCM
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.70%) SAP
3 24 (4.56%) Oracle
4 17 (3.23%) HP
5 10 (1.90%) Cisco
6 9 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 9 (1.71%) IBM
7 7 (1.33%) Adobe
8 5 (0.95%) BT
8 5 (0.95%) hybris
8 5 (0.95%) VMware
9 4 (0.76%) Intel Security
9 4 (0.76%) Niku
10 3 (0.57%) Demandware
10 3 (0.57%) LogRhythm
10 3 (0.57%) Lotus
10 3 (0.57%) Progress
10 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.57%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
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Birmingham
Computer Futures
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