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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 252 160 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.11% 7.46% 8.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.20% 11.11% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 82 102
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 11
Average hourly rate £37.80 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.96 £16.27 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +5.35%
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
1775 1440 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.20% 67.13% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 755 787
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 59 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 69 £350 -9.67% 15
Coventry +5 48 £420 +13.51% 8
Warwickshire +1 46 £400 +10.72% 7
Shropshire +8 16 £450 +21.62%
Staffordshire -3 10 £290 -22.66% 6
Wolverhampton +7 9 £375 -3.22% 1
Solihull -1 7 £338 -3.57% 3
Worcestershire -7 3 £350 +3.70% 4
Walsall - 1 £213 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £315 -
Herefordshire - - - -
Willenhall - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 155 (32.77%) PRINCE2
2 113 (23.89%) Finance
3 96 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (16.49%) ITIL
5 59 (12.47%) Migration
6 57 (12.05%) Manufacturing
6 57 (12.05%) SAP
6 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
7 54 (11.42%) Time Management
8 51 (10.78%) Degree
9 49 (10.36%) Change Management
10 48 (10.15%) MS Excel
11 45 (9.51%) Automotive
12 43 (9.09%) Validation
13 40 (8.46%) MS Office
14 38 (8.03%) Requirements Management
15 36 (7.61%) MS Project
16 33 (6.98%) SharePoint
17 32 (6.77%) ENOVIA
18 31 (6.55%) Risk Management
19 29 (6.13%) Windows
19 29 (6.13%) PMI Certification
19 29 (6.13%) Security Cleared
20 28 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 28 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
20 28 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
20 28 (5.92%) Oracle
20 28 (5.92%) PLM
20 28 (5.92%) Programme Management
20 28 (5.92%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.17%) CMS
3 8 (1.69%) Drupal
3 8 (1.69%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.27%) WordPress
5 5 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.63%) Documentum
8 2 (0.42%) Lync
8 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.42%) TPMS
8 2 (0.42%) IIS
8 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.42%) CICS
8 2 (0.42%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.42%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.21%) Moodle
Applications
1 48 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.46%) MS Office
3 36 (7.61%) MS Project
4 28 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.85%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (6.77%) ENOVIA
2 14 (2.96%) DELMIA
3 11 (2.33%) CA Clarity
4 8 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.48%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.85%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.85%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.42%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.42%) Agresso
8 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.21%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Office 365
1 2 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.23%) WAN
2 19 (4.02%) LAN
3 12 (2.54%) Intranet
4 8 (1.69%) Firewall
4 8 (1.69%) Internet
5 7 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.27%) DNS
7 5 (1.06%) DHCP
8 4 (0.85%) Network Security
8 4 (0.85%) Wireless
8 4 (0.85%) SAN
9 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.63%) VoIP
9 3 (0.63%) 3G
9 3 (0.63%) LTE
9 3 (0.63%) 4G
10 2 (0.42%) VLAN
10 2 (0.42%) NAS
10 2 (0.42%) 2G
10 2 (0.42%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.06%) MySQL
2 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.42%) Essbase
5 2 (0.42%) DB2
5 2 (0.42%) MS Access
5 2 (0.42%) Informix
5 2 (0.42%) DataStage
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.21%) QlikView
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (4.86%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (2.75%) ClearCase
2 13 (2.75%) ClearQuest
3 12 (2.54%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.63%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.63%) Subversion
5 2 (0.42%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.42%) MSI
6 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 113 (23.89%) Finance
2 57 (12.05%) Manufacturing
3 45 (9.51%) Automotive
4 26 (5.50%) Banking
5 14 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.54%) Marketing
6 12 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Retail
8 5 (1.06%) Legal
8 5 (1.06%) Back Office
8 5 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Billing
9 4 (0.85%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 223 (47.15%) Project Manager
2 53 (11.21%) Analyst
3 33 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
4 28 (5.92%) Business Analyst
5 18 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
6 16 (3.38%) Senior Manager
7 14 (2.96%) Requirements Engineer
8 13 (2.75%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (2.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (2.33%) Consultant
11 10 (2.11%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (2.11%) Business Manager
11 10 (2.11%) Agile Project Manager
11 10 (2.11%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (1.90%) Developer
12 9 (1.90%) Architect
12 9 (1.90%) SAP Manager
13 8 (1.69%) SAP Project Manager
13 8 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (1.48%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.75%) HTML
2 11 (2.33%) CSS
2 11 (2.33%) Web Services
3 8 (1.69%) jQuery
3 8 (1.69%) Middleware
4 7 (1.48%) .NET
4 7 (1.48%) HTML5
4 7 (1.48%) CSS3
5 4 (0.85%) SAP PI
6 3 (0.63%) XHTML
6 3 (0.63%) JSP
6 3 (0.63%) Ajax
7 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.42%) SAP CO-PA
7 2 (0.42%) Mason
7 2 (0.42%) WinForms
7 2 (0.42%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.71%) PMI
2 25 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.17%) NHS
4 13 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.11%) Social Media
6 6 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.06%) Economics
8 3 (0.63%) Open Source
9 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.42%) PDA
9 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.21%) VLE
10 1 (0.21%) GIS
10 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.21%) FMCG
10 1 (0.21%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.13%) Windows
2 13 (2.75%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.33%) UNIX
4 9 (1.90%) Linux
4 9 (1.90%) Windows XP
4 9 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.27%) AIX
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (32.77%) PRINCE2
2 96 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (16.49%) ITIL
4 59 (12.47%) Migration
5 54 (11.42%) Time Management
6 49 (10.36%) Change Management
7 43 (9.09%) Validation
8 38 (8.03%) Requirements Management
9 31 (6.55%) Risk Management
10 28 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 28 (5.92%) PLM
10 28 (5.92%) Programme Management
10 28 (5.92%) Business Transformation
11 27 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 24 (5.07%) Project Planning
13 23 (4.86%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.65%) Service Management
15 21 (4.44%) Waterfall
15 21 (4.44%) ERP
15 21 (4.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.96%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.48%) SQL
3 6 (1.27%) Java
3 6 (1.27%) C#
4 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.63%) VB
5 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
5 3 (0.63%) PHP
5 3 (0.63%) PHP5
5 3 (0.63%) PHP4
6 2 (0.42%) C
7 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.21%) VBA
7 1 (0.21%) ABAP
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.21%) VB6
7 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (10.78%) Degree
2 29 (6.13%) PMI Certification
2 29 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.75%) PMP
7 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.06%) ISEB
7 5 (1.06%) APMP
8 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.63%) CCNA
8 3 (0.63%) MCSE
8 3 (0.63%) MCP
8 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (0.63%) PgMP
8 3 (0.63%) MCITP
9 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.07%) QA
2 10 (2.11%) P3O
3 4 (0.85%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 14 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.42%) XenApp
3 2 (0.42%) XenServer
3 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) SCCM
2 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (12.05%) SAP
1 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.92%) Oracle
3 8 (1.69%) Avaya
3 8 (1.69%) Cisco
4 7 (1.48%) IBM
4 7 (1.48%) HP
5 6 (1.27%) VMware
6 5 (1.06%) Sybase
6 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.85%) NetApp
8 3 (0.63%) Minitab
8 3 (0.63%) Capita
9 2 (0.42%) Google
9 2 (0.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (0.42%) Primavera
9 2 (0.42%) BT
9 2 (0.42%) ATG
9 2 (0.42%) Cognos
9 2 (0.42%) webMethods
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