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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 261 218 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.22% 9.44% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.73% 12.95% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 119 75
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 27
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -0.31%
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
1901 1683 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.40% 72.86% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 882 555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 110 77
Average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% -10.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 86 £373 +6.42% 20
Warwickshire +7 27 £350 -15.15% 5
Coventry -11 25 £350 -11.94% 8
Staffordshire +3 22 £325 -4.41% 6
Shropshire -1 15 £280 -34.11% 1
Worcestershire +10 12 £250 -22.48% 3
Solihull +5 11 £300 -20.00% 1
West Bromwich -5 5 £320 - 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £324 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +5 3 £453 -3.72%
Walsall +2 1 - - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 (35.55%) PRINCE2
2 113 (25.92%) Finance
3 78 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (14.22%) MS Excel
5 57 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (12.61%) MS Project
7 52 (11.93%) Microsoft
8 46 (10.55%) ITIL
9 41 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (8.94%) Change Management
11 38 (8.72%) MS Office
12 37 (8.49%) SharePoint
13 36 (8.26%) Degree
14 35 (8.03%) Programme Management
15 34 (7.80%) Project Planning
16 30 (6.88%) Migration
17 29 (6.65%) CRM
17 29 (6.65%) SAP
18 28 (6.42%) NHS
18 28 (6.42%) Retail
18 28 (6.42%) Change Control
19 27 (6.19%) PRINCE
20 26 (5.96%) Business Analysis
21 23 (5.28%) Security Cleared
21 23 (5.28%) Management Information System
22 22 (5.05%) Risk Management
22 22 (5.05%) Automotive
22 22 (5.05%) PMI Certification
22 22 (5.05%) Supplier Management
22 22 (5.05%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 37 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.15%) SAS
3 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.46%) CMS
5 2 (0.46%) Lync
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.23%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.23%) Drupal
6 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
Applications
1 62 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 55 (12.61%) MS Project
3 38 (8.72%) MS Office
4 16 (3.67%) MS Visio
4 16 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.15%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.92%) Simulink
7 3 (0.69%) Stateflow
7 3 (0.69%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.46%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.92%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.69%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.69%) Primavera
5 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.46%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.23%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.13%) Firewall
2 9 (2.06%) OSPF
2 9 (2.06%) BGP
3 8 (1.83%) WAN
4 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.38%) DNS
5 6 (1.38%) LAN
5 6 (1.38%) Intranet
5 6 (1.38%) Multicast
6 5 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.69%) Network Security
7 3 (0.69%) Internet
7 3 (0.69%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.23%) VLAN
8 1 (0.23%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.92%) MS Access
4 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.92%) QlikView
4 4 (0.92%) Big Data
4 4 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.69%) EDMS
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.46%) DataStage
6 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.23%) OLAP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.61%) JIRA
2 3 (0.69%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.69%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.46%) Subversion
3 2 (0.46%) TestComplete
3 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Rational Rose
General
1 113 (25.92%) Finance
2 28 (6.42%) Retail
3 22 (5.05%) Automotive
4 19 (4.36%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.13%) Banking
6 8 (1.83%) Local Government
6 8 (1.83%) Marketing
7 7 (1.61%) Electronics
7 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.38%) Legal
9 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 224 (51.38%) Project Manager
2 54 (12.39%) Analyst
3 26 (5.96%) Business Analyst
4 22 (5.05%) Senior Manager
5 21 (4.82%) IT Project Manager
6 20 (4.59%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (4.36%) Consultant
8 15 (3.44%) Technical Project Manager
8 15 (3.44%) Technical Manager
9 12 (2.75%) Business Manager
9 12 (2.75%) Architect
9 12 (2.75%) PMO Analyst
10 11 (2.52%) Change Manager
10 11 (2.52%) Business Project Manager
11 10 (2.29%) Programme Manager
12 9 (2.06%) Project Planner
12 9 (2.06%) Implementation Analyst
13 8 (1.83%) Coordinator
13 8 (1.83%) Project Coordinator
13 8 (1.83%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.15%) HTML
2 4 (0.92%) Middleware
3 3 (0.69%) Web Services
3 3 (0.69%) .NET
4 2 (0.46%) CSS
4 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.46%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.23%) CSS3
5 1 (0.23%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.23%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.23%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.23%) NancyFx
5 1 (0.23%) Itk
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.23%) JSON
5 1 (0.23%) jQuery
5 1 (0.23%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.42%) NHS
3 23 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.52%) PMI
6 10 (2.29%) User Experience
7 8 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.69%) Telematics
10 3 (0.69%) Informatics
10 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.46%) Handset
12 1 (0.23%) Clustering
12 1 (0.23%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.23%) Freedom of Information Act
12 1 (0.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.29%) Linux
2 9 (2.06%) UNIX
3 7 (1.61%) Windows
3 7 (1.61%) Solaris
4 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (35.55%) PRINCE2
2 78 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (10.55%) ITIL
5 39 (8.94%) Change Management
6 35 (8.03%) Programme Management
7 34 (7.80%) Project Planning
8 30 (6.88%) Migration
9 29 (6.65%) CRM
10 28 (6.42%) Change Control
11 27 (6.19%) PRINCE
12 26 (5.96%) Business Analysis
13 22 (5.05%) Supplier Management
13 22 (5.05%) Risk Management
14 21 (4.82%) Coaching
15 20 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 18 (4.13%) Service Management
16 18 (4.13%) ERP
17 16 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.82%) SQL
2 13 (2.98%) C
3 6 (1.38%) VBA
4 5 (1.15%) Java
5 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.92%) C#
5 4 (0.92%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
6 2 (0.46%) C++
6 2 (0.46%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) Lingo
7 1 (0.23%) VB6
7 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (8.26%) Degree
2 23 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.05%) PMI Certification
4 20 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (4.13%) PMP
6 17 (3.90%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.21%) CCNA
8 9 (2.06%) ISEB
8 9 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.92%) APMP
10 3 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.69%) HND
10 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.46%) CISSP
11 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) CISA
11 2 (0.46%) CISM
11 2 (0.46%) PgMP
12 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.13%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) P3O
3 4 (0.92%) SLA
4 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 52 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.65%) SAP
3 19 (4.36%) Cisco
4 12 (2.75%) Oracle
5 10 (2.29%) F5
6 7 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.61%) Remedy
7 6 (1.38%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.38%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.15%) Citrix
8 5 (1.15%) VMware
9 4 (0.92%) GoldenSource
9 4 (0.92%) BMC
9 4 (0.92%) JDA
9 4 (0.92%) Cognos
9 4 (0.92%) IBM
9 4 (0.92%) Tableau
9 4 (0.92%) Netezza
10 3 (0.69%) Endeca
10 3 (0.69%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago