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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 279 264 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.57% 10.59% 9.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.55% 13.55% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 179 125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 20
Median hourly rate £21.50 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.61% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £14.05 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.04 £31.61 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.91% +4.80%
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
2645 1949 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.26% 78.15% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1138 1008
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 100 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Warwickshire -3 56 £400 +24.03% 6
Coventry -4 55 £428 -14.50% 14
Birmingham -16 42 £425 +4.93% 20
Staffordshire +2 33 £425 +9.67% 2
Shropshire +1 33 £388 -29.45% 4
Wolverhampton +7 7 £375 -7.17%
Worcestershire +1 7 £525 +6.32% 2
Herefordshire - 5 £325 -
Solihull -14 4 £625 +61.29% 3
West Bromwich -1 3 £425 +17.24% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £550 -
Walsall - 1 - - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 170 (32.88%) PRINCE2
2 128 (24.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 124 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (23.40%) Finance
5 71 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 67 (12.96%) MS Excel
7 65 (12.57%) MS Project
8 63 (12.19%) Migration
9 53 (10.25%) Security Cleared
10 49 (9.48%) ITIL
11 48 (9.28%) MS Office
12 45 (8.70%) Change Management
13 43 (8.32%) SC Cleared
14 41 (7.93%) Windows
15 37 (7.16%) Scrum
16 35 (6.77%) Programme Management
16 35 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (6.77%) Data Centre
17 32 (6.19%) Degree
18 31 (6.00%) Windows Server
19 30 (5.80%) Agile Project Management
19 30 (5.80%) PMP
19 30 (5.80%) SAP
19 30 (5.80%) CRM
20 29 (5.61%) Waterfall
21 28 (5.42%) Retail
21 28 (5.42%) ERP
21 28 (5.42%) PMI Certification
22 27 (5.22%) MS Visio
22 27 (5.22%) Project Planning

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 24 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.35%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.97%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.39%) CMS
5 2 (0.39%) Documentum
5 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.39%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.39%) JBoss
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 65 (12.57%) MS Project
3 48 (9.28%) MS Office
4 27 (5.22%) MS Visio
5 19 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.35%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.39%) CATIA
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.77%) ENOVIA
3 3 (0.58%) DELMIA
3 3 (0.58%) Maximo
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.39%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.19%) Primavera
5 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.74%) Office 365
2 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.35%) SaaS
3 4 (0.77%) Yammer
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.45%) LAN
2 21 (4.06%) WAN
3 10 (1.93%) Internet
3 10 (1.93%) Wireless
4 7 (1.35%) WebEx
4 7 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.16%) Firewall
5 6 (1.16%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.97%) Intranet
6 5 (0.97%) Skype
7 4 (0.77%) Network Security
8 3 (0.58%) HTTP
8 3 (0.58%) VPN
9 2 (0.39%) DHCP
9 2 (0.39%) DNS
9 2 (0.39%) MPLS
9 2 (0.39%) NAS
9 2 (0.39%) SAN
9 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.74%) Data Mining
3 8 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.58%) Big Data
6 3 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) MySQL
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.39%) Redis
7 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) DataStage
8 1 (0.19%) GIS
8 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.93%) JIRA
2 5 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
2 5 (0.97%) VersionOne
3 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.39%) Grunt
3 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 121 (23.40%) Finance
2 28 (5.42%) Retail
3 25 (4.84%) Automotive
4 24 (4.64%) Banking
5 17 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.51%) Legal
7 11 (2.13%) Marketing
8 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.97%) Electronics
9 5 (0.97%) Local Government
10 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 251 (48.55%) Project Manager
2 59 (11.41%) Analyst
3 40 (7.74%) Senior Manager
4 37 (7.16%) IT Manager
5 33 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
6 32 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 30 (5.80%) Senior Project Manager
8 25 (4.84%) Architect
9 21 (4.06%) Infrastructure Manager
10 18 (3.48%) Business Change Manager
11 17 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
11 17 (3.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 16 (3.09%) Agile Project Manager
13 15 (2.90%) Change Manager
14 14 (2.71%) Business Change Project Manager
15 13 (2.51%) Business Manager
15 13 (2.51%) Migration Project Manager
15 13 (2.51%) PMO Analyst
15 13 (2.51%) Project Analyst
15 13 (2.51%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.35%) Web Services
2 5 (0.97%) .NET
2 5 (0.97%) CSS
2 5 (0.97%) HTML
3 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.58%) CSS3
4 3 (0.58%) HTML5
4 3 (0.58%) jQuery
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.39%) RESTful
5 2 (0.39%) SAML
6 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.19%) Ajax
6 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (0.19%) J2EE
6 1 (0.19%) LINQ
6 1 (0.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
1 35 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.68%) PMI
3 14 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (1.35%) NHS
7 6 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.77%) Social Media
10 3 (0.58%) CESG
10 3 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.58%) User Experience
10 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.39%) AS400
11 2 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.93%) Windows
2 31 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.51%) Linux
5 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.35%) Solaris
8 6 (1.16%) AIX
8 6 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.97%) SUSE
9 5 (0.97%) Unix
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (32.88%) PRINCE2
2 128 (24.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 124 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (12.19%) Migration
5 49 (9.48%) ITIL
6 45 (8.70%) Change Management
7 37 (7.16%) Scrum
8 35 (6.77%) Programme Management
9 30 (5.80%) Agile Project Management
9 30 (5.80%) CRM
10 29 (5.61%) Waterfall
11 28 (5.42%) ERP
12 27 (5.22%) Data Migration
12 27 (5.22%) Mentoring
12 27 (5.22%) Project Planning
13 25 (4.84%) Change Control
14 22 (4.26%) Business Analysis
14 22 (4.26%) SDLC
15 21 (4.06%) Risk Management
15 21 (4.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.93%) SQL
2 6 (1.16%) C
3 4 (0.77%) C#
3 4 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.39%) Java
4 2 (0.39%) VB
5 1 (0.19%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.19%) VB6
5 1 (0.19%) VBA
5 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 53 (10.25%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.32%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.19%) Degree
4 30 (5.80%) PMP
5 28 (5.42%) PMI Certification
6 26 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (3.87%) ISEB
8 12 (2.32%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.74%) APMP
12 7 (1.35%) BICSI Certification
12 7 (1.35%) BICSI RCDD
13 5 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.77%) CCNA
14 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.58%) CISSP
15 3 (0.58%) CLAS
15 3 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
16 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.48%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) SLA
3 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.39%) P3O
7 1 (0.19%) COSO
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.16%) XenDesktop
2 6 (1.16%) XenServer
3 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.35%) SCCM
2 3 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 71 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.80%) SAP
3 24 (4.64%) Oracle
4 17 (3.29%) Cisco
5 14 (2.71%) HP
6 13 (2.51%) IBM
7 8 (1.55%) Citrix
8 6 (1.16%) Rackspace
8 6 (1.16%) VMware
9 5 (0.97%) hybris
9 5 (0.97%) Rally
10 4 (0.77%) Adobe
10 4 (0.77%) Avaya
10 4 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.77%) Dell
10 4 (0.77%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.77%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.77%) Niku
10 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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