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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 12 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 194 156 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.35% 7.30% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 10.57% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 94 77
Average daily rate
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£379 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £383 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -7.69%
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
1569 1476 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.57% 69.07% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 811 666
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 73 122
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.68 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +2 37 £375 +9.89% 3
Birmingham +4 36 £388 -0.64% 28
Coventry +3 34 £365 -14.11% 6
Staffordshire +5 10 £325 -1.51% 16
Solihull -7 8 £500 +33.33% 7
Wolverhampton +7 6 £393 -12.77% 2
Shropshire -3 4 £267 - 2
Worcestershire -12 2 £394 - 1
Walsall +2 1 £438 -12.50% 1
West Bromwich -3 1 £408 -
Willenhall - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 164 (38.77%) PRINCE2
2 87 (20.57%) Finance
2 87 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (17.73%) ITIL
4 61 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (13.71%) MS Project
6 58 (13.71%) MS Excel
7 51 (12.06%) Change Management
8 47 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 46 (10.87%) MS Office
9 46 (10.87%) SAP
10 43 (10.17%) Automotive
11 42 (9.93%) Manufacturing
12 39 (9.22%) Migration
13 36 (8.51%) Degree
14 34 (8.04%) Security Cleared
15 32 (7.57%) Project Planning
16 31 (7.33%) Service Delivery
16 31 (7.33%) Risk Management
16 31 (7.33%) Change Control
17 30 (7.09%) Programme Management
18 28 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 28 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
19 26 (6.15%) ERP
19 26 (6.15%) Validation
20 25 (5.91%) PMI Certification
20 25 (5.91%) Business Analysis
21 23 (5.44%) SC Cleared
21 23 (5.44%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 23 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.31%) CMS
3 5 (1.18%) Drupal
3 5 (1.18%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.71%) Documentum
5 3 (0.71%) Lync
6 2 (0.47%) TPMS
6 2 (0.47%) CICS
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Moodle
Applications
1 58 (13.71%) MS Project
1 58 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 46 (10.87%) MS Office
3 28 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (3.31%) ENOVIA
2 7 (1.65%) CA Clarity
3 5 (1.18%) DELMIA
3 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.71%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.47%) Agresso
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.24%) BPCS
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.20%) LAN
2 21 (4.96%) WAN
3 16 (3.78%) Firewall
4 15 (3.55%) Internet
5 8 (1.89%) Network Security
6 6 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.18%) SAN
8 3 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.71%) VoIP
8 3 (0.71%) 3G
8 3 (0.71%) Intranet
8 3 (0.71%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.71%) 4G
8 3 (0.71%) LTE
9 2 (0.47%) ATM
9 2 (0.47%) Wireless
9 2 (0.47%) 2G
10 1 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.24%) Multicast
10 1 (0.24%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.95%) MySQL
4 3 (0.71%) Big Data
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.71%) MS Access
4 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.47%) Informix
5 2 (0.47%) DB2
5 2 (0.47%) Essbase
5 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (3.31%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (1.65%) ClearCase
2 7 (1.65%) ClearQuest
3 5 (1.18%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.47%) Subversion
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.24%) LSMW
5 1 (0.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 87 (20.57%) Finance
2 43 (10.17%) Automotive
3 42 (9.93%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.02%) Banking
6 11 (2.60%) Retail
7 4 (0.95%) Local Government
7 4 (0.95%) Marketing
7 4 (0.95%) Law
8 3 (0.71%) Electronics
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 3 (0.71%) Billing
8 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 186 (43.97%) Project Manager
2 53 (12.53%) Analyst
3 25 (5.91%) Business Analyst
4 17 (4.02%) Applications Engineer
5 15 (3.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 15 (3.55%) Service Manager
5 15 (3.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (3.31%) Programme Manager
7 13 (3.07%) Senior Manager
8 12 (2.84%) SAP Manager
8 12 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (2.84%) Agile Project Manager
8 12 (2.84%) Developer
9 11 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (2.60%) Business Manager
10 10 (2.36%) IT Project Manager
11 9 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.13%) Services Delivery Manager
11 9 (2.13%) Support Analyst
12 8 (1.89%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.31%) HTML
2 13 (3.07%) CSS
3 12 (2.84%) jQuery
4 9 (2.13%) Middleware
5 7 (1.65%) Web Services
5 7 (1.65%) HTML5
6 6 (1.42%) .NET
7 5 (1.18%) Flash
7 5 (1.18%) CSS3
8 3 (0.71%) JSP
8 3 (0.71%) XHTML
8 3 (0.71%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.47%) Adobe AIR
9 2 (0.47%) Ajax
9 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.47%) JavaBeans
9 2 (0.47%) XML
9 2 (0.47%) EJB
10 1 (0.24%) OAuth2
10 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.20%) PMI
3 15 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.65%) Open Source
5 6 (1.42%) NHS
5 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.42%) User Experience
6 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.95%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.95%) Economics
8 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.47%) Social Media
9 2 (0.47%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.47%) SCADA
9 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.24%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.24%) AS400
10 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.24%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.55%) Windows
2 7 (1.65%) Linux
3 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.71%) UNIX
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.24%) Tizen
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) HPUX
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (38.77%) PRINCE2
2 87 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (17.73%) ITIL
4 59 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (12.06%) Change Management
6 39 (9.22%) Migration
7 32 (7.57%) Project Planning
8 31 (7.33%) Service Delivery
8 31 (7.33%) Risk Management
8 31 (7.33%) Change Control
9 30 (7.09%) Programme Management
10 26 (6.15%) ERP
10 26 (6.15%) Validation
11 25 (5.91%) Business Analysis
12 23 (5.44%) Waterfall
13 22 (5.20%) Service Management
14 18 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 18 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (4.26%) Requirements Management
15 17 (4.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.55%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.65%) SQL
3 6 (1.42%) C
4 5 (1.18%) ActionScript
5 4 (0.95%) VB
6 3 (0.71%) VBA
6 3 (0.71%) Java
6 3 (0.71%) PHP
6 3 (0.71%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (0.47%) PHP5
7 2 (0.47%) PHP4
7 2 (0.47%) ABAP
8 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.24%) C#
8 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (8.51%) Degree
2 34 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 25 (5.91%) PMI Certification
5 23 (5.44%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.36%) PMP
9 8 (1.89%) ISEB
10 5 (1.18%) APMP
11 4 (0.95%) PgMP
12 3 (0.71%) MCSE
12 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.47%) MCITP
13 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.47%) CCNA
13 2 (0.47%) HND
13 2 (0.47%) APMG
14 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.02%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) P3O
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) SCOM
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.87%) SAP
3 19 (4.49%) Oracle
4 8 (1.89%) Cadence
5 6 (1.42%) Citrix
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco
6 5 (1.18%) IBM
7 4 (0.95%) VMware
8 3 (0.71%) Tableau
8 3 (0.71%) Primavera
8 3 (0.71%) HP
8 3 (0.71%) Adobe
8 3 (0.71%) CA
8 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (0.47%) Pega
9 2 (0.47%) Capita
9 2 (0.47%) Apple
9 2 (0.47%) NetApp
9 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staffordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: quote
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
DP Connect
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £266.74 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £470 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £270 - £370 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 26 days ago