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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 260 259 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.13% 10.38% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.18% 13.57% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 178 121
Median daily rate £414 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.22 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -20.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.54 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £63.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.42% -10.28%
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
2325 1909 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.64% 76.54% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1191 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 112
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Birmingham 0 94 £413 +6.79% 19
Coventry +9 44 £450 +28.57% 6
Warwickshire -6 29 £375 +4.16% 8
Shropshire -33 15 £544 +94.19% 5
Staffordshire +1 14 £413 +26.92% 8
Wolverhampton +7 11 £324 -0.07%
Solihull -20 7 £425 +41.66%
Worcestershire -14 5 £500 +100.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield -3 2 £350 -22.65%
Walsall 0 1 £358 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £550 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 157 (31.40%) PRINCE2
2 124 (24.80%) Finance
3 111 (22.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (13.80%) Microsoft
6 66 (13.20%) MS Excel
7 52 (10.40%) Security Cleared
8 48 (9.60%) MS Office
9 46 (9.20%) ITIL
10 45 (9.00%) Change Management
11 43 (8.60%) Migration
11 43 (8.60%) Risk Management
11 43 (8.60%) SC Cleared
12 41 (8.20%) MS Project
13 39 (7.80%) Programme Management
14 37 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (7.20%) Degree
16 33 (6.60%) CRM
17 31 (6.20%) PMI Certification
17 31 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
18 29 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 28 (5.60%) ERP
19 28 (5.60%) Scrum
20 27 (5.40%) Automotive
20 27 (5.40%) Business Analysis
20 27 (5.40%) Retail
21 26 (5.20%) QA
22 25 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
22 25 (5.00%) Change Control
23 24 (4.80%) Mentoring

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 23 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.20%) CMS
3 6 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.40%) Documentum
6 2 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Blackboard Learn
7 1 (0.20%) Moodle
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.60%) MS Office
3 41 (8.20%) MS Project
4 31 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (3.80%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.00%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.40%) SPSS
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.20%) CATIA
8 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.20%) Simulink
8 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.80%) ENOVIA
3 4 (0.80%) Maximo
4 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.40%) DELMIA
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.80%) Office 365
2 8 (1.60%) SaaS
3 6 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.40%) WAN
2 14 (2.80%) Internet
2 14 (2.80%) LAN
3 10 (2.00%) 3G
3 10 (2.00%) LTE
3 10 (2.00%) VoIP
4 8 (1.60%) MPLS
5 6 (1.20%) NetScaler
5 6 (1.20%) Wireless
6 5 (1.00%) Firewall
7 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.60%) Network Security
9 2 (0.40%) DNS
9 2 (0.40%) Intranet
9 2 (0.40%) WebEx
9 2 (0.40%) WLAN
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.20%) DHCP
10 1 (0.20%) FlexRay
10 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.20%) MS Access
5 4 (0.80%) DTS
5 4 (0.80%) SAP BI
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.60%) Big Data
6 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.60%) MySQL
6 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.40%) Redis
7 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (0.60%) VersionOne
3 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.40%) Grunt
3 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (24.80%) Finance
2 27 (5.40%) Automotive
2 27 (5.40%) Retail
3 23 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.80%) Banking
4 19 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.40%) Legal
6 9 (1.80%) Marketing
7 5 (1.00%) Games
8 4 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.60%) Billing
9 3 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 246 (49.20%) Project Manager
2 49 (9.80%) Analyst
3 32 (6.40%) IT Manager
4 30 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 29 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
6 22 (4.40%) Architect
6 22 (4.40%) Senior Manager
7 21 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
8 19 (3.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 17 (3.40%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (2.60%) Change Manager
10 13 (2.60%) Digital Project Manager
11 12 (2.40%) Coordinator
11 12 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (2.40%) Project Coordinator
12 11 (2.20%) CRM Manager
12 11 (2.20%) CRM Project Manager
12 11 (2.20%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.20%) PMO Analyst
12 11 (2.20%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.40%) .NET
2 9 (1.80%) HTML
3 7 (1.40%) HTML5
4 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.80%) CSS
4 4 (0.80%) EDI
4 4 (0.80%) REST
4 4 (0.80%) SOAP
4 4 (0.80%) Web Services
4 4 (0.80%) WinForms
4 4 (0.80%) XML
5 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.60%) CSS3
5 3 (0.60%) jQuery
6 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.40%) LINQ
6 2 (0.40%) Middleware
6 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.40%) RESTful
7 1 (0.20%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.60%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.00%) PMI
4 15 (3.00%) Performance Metrics
5 12 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.60%) NHS
8 6 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.00%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.80%) Statistics
10 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.60%) Economics
11 3 (0.60%) EPoS
11 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.60%) Online Games
12 2 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.60%) Windows
2 18 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.60%) Linux
4 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.40%) SUSE
7 6 (1.20%) Unix
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) AIX
8 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (31.40%) PRINCE2
2 111 (22.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (9.20%) ITIL
5 45 (9.00%) Change Management
6 43 (8.60%) Migration
6 43 (8.60%) Risk Management
7 39 (7.80%) Programme Management
8 33 (6.60%) CRM
9 28 (5.60%) ERP
9 28 (5.60%) Scrum
10 27 (5.40%) Business Analysis
11 25 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (5.00%) Change Control
12 24 (4.80%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.60%) Logistics
13 23 (4.60%) Project Planning
14 21 (4.20%) Agile Project Management
14 21 (4.20%) Service Delivery
14 21 (4.20%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.20%) SQL
2 9 (1.80%) VB
3 7 (1.40%) C#
4 6 (1.20%) C
4 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.00%) Java
6 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.80%) XPath
7 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.60%) VB6
8 1 (0.20%) C++
8 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.20%) Perl
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.20%) Degree
4 31 (6.20%) PMI Certification
5 29 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (4.60%) PMP
7 13 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.60%) CCNP
10 8 (1.60%) ISEB
11 6 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.00%) APMP
13 3 (0.60%) CCNA
13 3 (0.60%) CCVP
13 3 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.20%) QA
2 20 (4.00%) SLA
3 7 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.00%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.80%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.60%) NEBOSH
7 2 (0.40%) P3O
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) COSO
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.20%) XenDesktop
2 6 (1.20%) XenServer
3 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Puppet
1 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.60%) SAP
3 22 (4.40%) Cisco
4 19 (3.80%) Oracle
5 11 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.80%) VMware
7 7 (1.40%) Citrix
8 6 (1.20%) IBM
8 6 (1.20%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.00%) CA
10 4 (0.80%) Avaya
10 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.60%) Cognos
11 3 (0.60%) Dell
11 3 (0.60%) F5
11 3 (0.60%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.60%) Juniper
11 3 (0.60%) Remedy
11 3 (0.60%) Tableau
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Yoh
Rate: £26 - £32 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £300 per day + 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £300 per day + 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago