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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 252 235 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.90% 9.90% 8.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.73% 13.12% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 130 70
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£390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 13
Average hourly rate £31.72 £37.80 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +12.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £30.72 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
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
1711 1791 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.01% 75.47% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 941 603
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 142 62
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 72 £408 +16.42% 34
Warwickshire +5 43 £360 -15.29% 16
Coventry -6 35 £350 -15.91% 11
Staffordshire -2 14 £300 +32.59% 9
Worcestershire +14 10 £250 -23.07% 3
Solihull +2 10 £375 - 8
Shropshire -7 8 £243 -42.94% 3
Wolverhampton - 6 £360 - 3
Sutton Coldfield +7 3 £453 -3.72%
West Bromwich - 1 £130 - 4
Herefordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 181 (35.84%) PRINCE2
2 133 (26.34%) Finance
3 83 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (13.27%) MS Excel
6 57 (11.29%) MS Project
6 57 (11.29%) Microsoft
7 48 (9.50%) ITIL
8 47 (9.31%) Degree
9 45 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (8.51%) Project Planning
10 43 (8.51%) Change Management
10 43 (8.51%) Programme Management
11 40 (7.92%) MS Office
12 38 (7.52%) SharePoint
13 36 (7.13%) Migration
14 35 (6.93%) Business Analysis
15 33 (6.53%) NHS
16 32 (6.34%) SAP
17 31 (6.14%) PMI Certification
17 31 (6.14%) Retail
18 28 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 28 (5.54%) CRM
19 27 (5.35%) Management Information System
20 26 (5.15%) PRINCE
20 26 (5.15%) Supplier Management
20 26 (5.15%) Change Control
21 24 (4.75%) Service Management
21 24 (4.75%) Risk Management
21 24 (4.75%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.99%) SAS
3 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.79%) IBM Notes
3 4 (0.79%) Moodle
4 3 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.59%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (0.40%) Lync
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) Documentum
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.29%) MS Project
3 40 (7.92%) MS Office
4 19 (3.76%) MS Visio
5 16 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.99%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.99%) SPSS
7 4 (0.79%) Simulink
8 3 (0.59%) Stateflow
8 3 (0.59%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.40%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.19%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.99%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.59%) Primavera
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.59%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.40%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.36%) Firewall
2 10 (1.98%) WAN
3 9 (1.78%) LAN
3 9 (1.78%) OSPF
3 9 (1.78%) BGP
4 7 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.19%) DNS
5 6 (1.19%) Multicast
6 5 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.99%) Intranet
7 4 (0.79%) Internet
8 3 (0.59%) SAN
8 3 (0.59%) Network Security
9 2 (0.40%) FlexRay
9 2 (0.40%) VoIP
9 2 (0.40%) MPLS
10 1 (0.20%) Extranet
10 1 (0.20%) DWDM
10 1 (0.20%) VPN
10 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.19%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.99%) MS Access
3 5 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (0.79%) QlikView
5 3 (0.59%) EDMS
5 3 (0.59%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.59%) Big Data
5 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.40%) MySQL
6 2 (0.40%) DataStage
7 1 (0.20%) HBase
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.19%) JIRA
2 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.59%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.59%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.40%) Subversion
4 2 (0.40%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 133 (26.34%) Finance
2 31 (6.14%) Retail
3 24 (4.75%) Banking
4 23 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.55%) Automotive
5 12 (2.38%) Marketing
6 9 (1.78%) Legal
7 8 (1.58%) Electronics
7 8 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.58%) Local Government
8 5 (0.99%) Back Office
8 5 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.59%) Billing
9 3 (0.59%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Games
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 273 (54.06%) Project Manager
2 64 (12.67%) Analyst
3 35 (6.93%) Business Analyst
4 25 (4.95%) Senior Manager
5 23 (4.55%) Architect
5 23 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 22 (4.36%) Consultant
6 22 (4.36%) IT Project Manager
7 16 (3.17%) Business Project Manager
7 16 (3.17%) Business Manager
8 14 (2.77%) Technical Manager
8 14 (2.77%) Technical Project Manager
9 12 (2.38%) Change Manager
10 11 (2.18%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (1.98%) Developer
11 10 (1.98%) Project Planner
12 9 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (1.78%) Implementation Analyst
12 9 (1.78%) Project Officer
13 8 (1.58%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.98%) HTML
2 7 (1.39%) CSS
2 7 (1.39%) Middleware
2 7 (1.39%) HTML5
3 6 (1.19%) .NET
4 5 (0.99%) Flash
4 5 (0.99%) CSS3
5 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.59%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.40%) jQuery
6 2 (0.40%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.40%) Web Services
7 1 (0.20%) XML
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.20%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.20%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.20%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.53%) NHS
3 27 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.17%) PMI
6 9 (1.78%) User Experience
7 8 (1.58%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.99%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.79%) Economics
10 4 (0.79%) Informatics
10 4 (0.79%) EPoS
10 4 (0.79%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.59%) SCADA
12 2 (0.40%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.40%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.40%) Telematics
12 2 (0.40%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.18%) Linux
2 9 (1.78%) UNIX
2 9 (1.78%) Windows
3 7 (1.39%) Solaris
4 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) AIX
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.84%) PRINCE2
2 83 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (9.50%) ITIL
5 43 (8.51%) Change Management
5 43 (8.51%) Programme Management
5 43 (8.51%) Project Planning
6 36 (7.13%) Migration
7 35 (6.93%) Business Analysis
8 28 (5.54%) CRM
8 28 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 26 (5.15%) Change Control
9 26 (5.15%) PRINCE
9 26 (5.15%) Supplier Management
10 24 (4.75%) Risk Management
10 24 (4.75%) Service Management
11 23 (4.55%) Coaching
12 22 (4.36%) ERP
13 19 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.96%) SQL
2 14 (2.77%) C
3 8 (1.58%) Java
4 7 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.19%) VBA
6 5 (0.99%) C#
7 4 (0.79%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.59%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (0.59%) PHP
9 2 (0.40%) C++
9 2 (0.40%) VB
9 2 (0.40%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.20%) Lingo
10 1 (0.20%) VB6
10 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (9.31%) Degree
2 31 (6.14%) PMI Certification
3 24 (4.75%) PMP
4 22 (4.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (3.56%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.97%) CCNA
8 14 (2.77%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.57%) ISEB
10 12 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.59%) CISA
12 3 (0.59%) CISM
12 3 (0.59%) CISSP
12 3 (0.59%) CCNP
12 3 (0.59%) APMP
12 3 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.40%) PgMP
13 2 (0.40%) HND
13 2 (0.40%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.56%) QA
2 6 (1.19%) SLA
3 5 (0.99%) P3O
4 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.59%) Firmware
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 57 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.34%) SAP
3 21 (4.16%) Cisco
4 19 (3.76%) Oracle
5 13 (2.57%) IBM
6 10 (1.98%) F5
7 9 (1.78%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.39%) Remedy
9 6 (1.19%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.99%) Cognos
10 5 (0.99%) HP
10 5 (0.99%) Citrix
10 5 (0.99%) JDA
10 5 (0.99%) BT
10 5 (0.99%) VMware
10 5 (0.99%) Northgate
10 5 (0.99%) Netezza
11 4 (0.79%) GoldenSource
11 4 (0.79%) Google
Worcestershire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
The Curve Group
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edelway AG
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £29 - £30 per hour + increased rate for overtime
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Stafford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £560 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago