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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 266 224 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.94% 9.52% 9.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.52% 13.30% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 113 72
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£360 £360 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 35
Average hourly rate £29.60 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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
1967 1684 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.48% 71.60% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 879 565
Average daily rate £375 £370 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 100 86
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 0 85 £360 -0.68% 24
Warwickshire +6 32 £355 -6.88% 6
Staffordshire -2 24 £343 +3.78% 5
Coventry -9 21 £335 -6.94% 2
Shropshire -1 17 £450 +5.88% 3
Worcestershire +2 14 £450 +38.46% 4
Solihull +3 11 £300 -14.28% 3
West Bromwich -7 5 £320 -8.57%
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 - 2
Herefordshire - 2 £388 -
Walsall -1 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £400 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 155 (35.88%) PRINCE2
2 105 (24.31%) Finance
3 82 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (12.96%) MS Excel
5 54 (12.50%) MS Project
6 53 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (11.81%) Microsoft
8 50 (11.57%) ITIL
9 43 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (9.26%) SharePoint
11 39 (9.03%) Change Management
12 37 (8.56%) Project Planning
13 36 (8.33%) Degree
14 34 (7.87%) MS Office
15 31 (7.18%) PRINCE
16 30 (6.94%) CRM
17 29 (6.71%) Migration
17 29 (6.71%) Programme Management
18 28 (6.48%) SAP
18 28 (6.48%) Business Analysis
19 26 (6.02%) Automotive
20 25 (5.79%) Retail
20 25 (5.79%) Change Control
21 24 (5.56%) Manufacturing
21 24 (5.56%) Risk Management
22 23 (5.32%) NHS
22 23 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 22 (5.09%) Management Information System
24 21 (4.86%) PMI Certification
24 21 (4.86%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 40 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.39%) CMS
2 6 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.93%) SAS
3 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.46%) Drupal
5 2 (0.46%) Lync
5 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.23%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 56 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 54 (12.50%) MS Project
3 34 (7.87%) MS Office
4 17 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.93%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.93%) Simulink
7 3 (0.69%) Stateflow
7 3 (0.69%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.46%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.39%) CA PPM
3 5 (1.16%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.69%) Primavera
5 3 (0.69%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.46%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Movex
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.23%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Trello
1 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.63%) Firewall
2 9 (2.08%) OSPF
2 9 (2.08%) BGP
3 7 (1.62%) LAN
3 7 (1.62%) WAN
3 7 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.39%) Intranet
4 6 (1.39%) DNS
4 6 (1.39%) Multicast
5 5 (1.16%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (1.16%) Internet
6 4 (0.93%) SAN
7 3 (0.69%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) ISDN
8 1 (0.23%) PBX
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) VLAN
8 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.39%) Big Data
2 6 (1.39%) Apache Hive
2 6 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.93%) QlikView
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (0.69%) MS Access
5 3 (0.69%) EDMS
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.46%) DataStage
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) HBase
7 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.62%) JIRA
2 3 (0.69%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.69%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.46%) Subversion
3 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.46%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.23%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 105 (24.31%) Finance
2 26 (6.02%) Automotive
3 25 (5.79%) Retail
4 24 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.70%) Banking
6 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.08%) Local Government
7 8 (1.85%) Marketing
7 8 (1.85%) Electronics
8 6 (1.39%) Legal
9 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) Law
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 212 (49.07%) Project Manager
2 57 (13.19%) Analyst
3 25 (5.79%) Business Analyst
4 21 (4.86%) IT Project Manager
5 20 (4.63%) Senior Manager
6 19 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
7 18 (4.17%) Consultant
8 16 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
8 16 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 13 (3.01%) Programme Manager
9 13 (3.01%) Business Manager
9 13 (3.01%) PMO Analyst
10 12 (2.78%) Business Project Manager
11 10 (2.31%) Architect
11 10 (2.31%) Change Manager
12 9 (2.08%) Implementation Analyst
13 8 (1.85%) Change Project Manager
13 8 (1.85%) Agile Project Manager
14 7 (1.62%) Infrastructure Manager
14 7 (1.62%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.16%) .NET
2 4 (0.93%) Middleware
2 4 (0.93%) HTML
3 3 (0.69%) Web Services
3 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.46%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.46%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.23%) Flash
5 1 (0.23%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.23%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.23%) HTML5
5 1 (0.23%) CSS3
5 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.23%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.23%) NancyFx
5 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.23%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.32%) NHS
3 22 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.55%) PMI
5 9 (2.08%) User Experience
6 8 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (1.16%) Open Source
7 5 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.69%) Telematics
9 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.46%) Handset
11 1 (0.23%) AS400
11 1 (0.23%) IVR
11 1 (0.23%) Clustering
11 1 (0.23%) EPoS
11 1 (0.23%) DTV
11 1 (0.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.55%) Linux
2 9 (2.08%) UNIX
3 7 (1.62%) Solaris
4 6 (1.39%) Windows
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (35.88%) PRINCE2
2 82 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (11.57%) ITIL
5 39 (9.03%) Change Management
6 37 (8.56%) Project Planning
7 31 (7.18%) PRINCE
8 30 (6.94%) CRM
9 29 (6.71%) Migration
9 29 (6.71%) Programme Management
10 28 (6.48%) Business Analysis
11 25 (5.79%) Change Control
12 24 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 21 (4.86%) Supplier Management
14 19 (4.40%) Coaching
15 17 (3.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 17 (3.94%) Service Delivery
16 16 (3.70%) ERP
17 15 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.86%) SQL
2 11 (2.55%) C
3 8 (1.85%) VBA
4 5 (1.16%) Java
5 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
5 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.93%) C#
6 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
6 2 (0.46%) C++
6 2 (0.46%) PHP
6 2 (0.46%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) Lingo
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.23%) VB6
7 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (8.33%) Degree
2 23 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (4.86%) PMI Certification
4 20 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 18 (4.17%) PMP
6 17 (3.94%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.24%) CCNA
7 14 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.55%) ISEB
9 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.93%) APMP
10 4 (0.93%) HND
11 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.46%) PgMP
12 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.46%) CISSP
12 2 (0.46%) HNC
12 2 (0.46%) CISA
12 2 (0.46%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.17%) QA
2 8 (1.85%) P3O
3 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.93%) SLA
4 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 51 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.48%) SAP
3 19 (4.40%) Cisco
4 13 (3.01%) Oracle
5 10 (2.31%) F5
6 7 (1.62%) Remedy
6 7 (1.62%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.39%) Tableau
7 6 (1.39%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.39%) Citrix
7 6 (1.39%) VMware
8 5 (1.16%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.93%) GoldenSource
9 4 (0.93%) HP
9 4 (0.93%) BMC
9 4 (0.93%) JDA
10 3 (0.69%) BT
10 3 (0.69%) IBM
10 3 (0.69%) Lotus
10 3 (0.69%) MathWorks
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Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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