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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 12 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 234 161 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.10% 7.63% 8.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.16% 11.16% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 84 102
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 22
Average hourly rate £37.80 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £21.00 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £36.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
1778 1443 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.16% 68.36% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 765 818
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 59 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 53 £350 -17.64% 30
Warwickshire +2 43 £395 +13.26% 6
Coventry -4 43 £403 +8.78% 5
Shropshire +5 16 £425 +14.86%
Staffordshire -3 11 £344 -1.07% 10
Wolverhampton +4 10 £375 -3.22%
Solihull +3 6 £338 -3.57% 5
Worcestershire -8 4 £375 +11.11% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £315 -
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 166 (35.70%) PRINCE2
2 104 (22.37%) Finance
3 97 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (15.27%) ITIL
6 63 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (11.83%) SAP
7 55 (11.83%) Manufacturing
8 54 (11.61%) Migration
9 53 (11.40%) MS Excel
9 53 (11.40%) Microsoft
10 52 (11.18%) Degree
11 51 (10.97%) Automotive
12 50 (10.75%) Change Management
13 49 (10.54%) Time Management
14 47 (10.11%) MS Project
15 45 (9.68%) Validation
16 43 (9.25%) MS Office
17 37 (7.96%) Requirements Management
18 34 (7.31%) SharePoint
19 33 (7.10%) Programme Management
19 33 (7.10%) ENOVIA
20 31 (6.67%) Security Cleared
20 31 (6.67%) Risk Management
21 30 (6.45%) PLM
21 30 (6.45%) PMI Certification
21 30 (6.45%) Business Transformation
22 29 (6.24%) PMI
22 29 (6.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 27 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (7.31%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.44%) CMS
3 8 (1.72%) Drupal
3 8 (1.72%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.29%) WordPress
5 4 (0.86%) Documentum
5 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.43%) SAS
7 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.43%) CICS
7 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) TPMS
7 2 (0.43%) Lync
8 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Moodle
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 53 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 47 (10.11%) MS Project
3 43 (9.25%) MS Office
4 27 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.86%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (7.10%) ENOVIA
2 14 (3.01%) DELMIA
3 12 (2.58%) CA Clarity
4 8 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.51%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.65%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.43%) Agresso
8 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.09%) LAN
1 19 (4.09%) WAN
2 11 (2.37%) Intranet
3 10 (2.15%) Internet
3 10 (2.15%) Firewall
4 7 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.29%) SAN
5 6 (1.29%) DNS
6 5 (1.08%) Network Security
6 5 (1.08%) DHCP
7 4 (0.86%) 3G
7 4 (0.86%) Wireless
7 4 (0.86%) LTE
7 4 (0.86%) 4G
8 3 (0.65%) 2G
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
8 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.43%) ATM
9 2 (0.43%) VLAN
9 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.29%) MySQL
3 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) MS Access
5 2 (0.43%) Informix
5 2 (0.43%) DB2
5 2 (0.43%) DataStage
5 2 (0.43%) Essbase
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (4.73%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (2.80%) ClearCase
2 13 (2.80%) ClearQuest
3 11 (2.37%) Rational Rose
4 4 (0.86%) Subversion
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.43%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 104 (22.37%) Finance
2 55 (11.83%) Manufacturing
3 51 (10.97%) Automotive
4 26 (5.59%) Banking
5 18 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.15%) Retail
8 8 (1.72%) Marketing
9 5 (1.08%) Billing
9 5 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.08%) Back Office
10 4 (0.86%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) Military
12 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 218 (46.88%) Project Manager
2 51 (10.97%) Analyst
3 34 (7.31%) Applications Engineer
4 26 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 14 (3.01%) IT Project Manager
5 14 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (3.01%) SAP Manager
6 13 (2.80%) Requirements Engineer
6 13 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 13 (2.80%) Senior Manager
7 12 (2.58%) Agile Project Manager
8 10 (2.15%) Senior Project Manager
8 10 (2.15%) Developer
8 10 (2.15%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (1.94%) Business Manager
9 9 (1.94%) SAP Project Manager
9 9 (1.94%) Service Manager
10 8 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (1.72%) Programme Manager
10 8 (1.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.66%) HTML
2 15 (3.23%) CSS
3 12 (2.58%) Web Services
3 12 (2.58%) jQuery
4 11 (2.37%) Middleware
5 9 (1.94%) .NET
6 7 (1.51%) CSS3
6 7 (1.51%) HTML5
7 4 (0.86%) Ajax
8 3 (0.65%) JSP
8 3 (0.65%) XML
8 3 (0.65%) XHTML
9 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.43%) EJB
9 2 (0.43%) JavaBeans
9 2 (0.43%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.43%) WinForms
9 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.43%) Mason
10 1 (0.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.24%) PMI
3 22 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.58%) NHS
4 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.37%) Social Media
6 5 (1.08%) User Experience
6 5 (1.08%) Economics
7 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.65%) Open Source
9 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.43%) PDA
9 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.22%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.22%) RIA
10 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.16%) Windows
2 10 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.94%) Linux
4 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.51%) UNIX
5 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.43%) AIX
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Tizen
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (35.70%) PRINCE2
2 97 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (15.27%) ITIL
4 63 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (11.61%) Migration
6 50 (10.75%) Change Management
7 49 (10.54%) Time Management
8 45 (9.68%) Validation
9 37 (7.96%) Requirements Management
10 33 (7.10%) Programme Management
11 31 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 30 (6.45%) PLM
12 30 (6.45%) Business Transformation
13 29 (6.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 26 (5.59%) Project Planning
14 26 (5.59%) Waterfall
15 25 (5.38%) Change Control
16 23 (4.95%) ERP
16 23 (4.95%) Business Analysis
17 21 (4.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.87%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.51%) SQL
3 6 (1.29%) Java
3 6 (1.29%) C#
4 5 (1.08%) C
5 4 (0.86%) VB
5 4 (0.86%) PHP
5 4 (0.86%) ActionScript
5 4 (0.86%) PHP5
5 4 (0.86%) PHP4
6 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.22%) VB6
7 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.22%) ABAP
7 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (11.18%) Degree
2 31 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 26 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (2.80%) PMP
8 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.86%) ISEB
9 4 (0.86%) APMP
10 3 (0.65%) PgMP
10 3 (0.65%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 3 (0.65%) MCITP
10 3 (0.65%) CCNA
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.65%) MCP
10 3 (0.65%) MCSE
11 2 (0.43%) CCNP
11 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.95%) QA
2 10 (2.15%) P3O
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) XenApp
3 2 (0.43%) XenServer
3 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (1.51%) SCCM
2 3 (0.65%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (11.83%) SAP
2 53 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.73%) Oracle
4 8 (1.72%) Cisco
5 7 (1.51%) IBM
6 6 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.29%) HP
6 6 (1.29%) Citrix
6 6 (1.29%) VMware
7 5 (1.08%) Avaya
7 5 (1.08%) Sybase
8 4 (0.86%) NetApp
8 4 (0.86%) Cadence
9 3 (0.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (0.65%) Minitab
9 3 (0.65%) Primavera
9 3 (0.65%) CA
10 2 (0.43%) Cognos
10 2 (0.43%) Dell
10 2 (0.43%) Nokia
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £500 per week
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £255 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £26 to £28 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago