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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 178 220 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 10.00% 9.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.22% 14.04% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 112 81
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 34
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% +10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £37.80 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.76%
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
1586 1567 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.96% 71.19% 69.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 820 634
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 82 98
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -3 45 £394 +5.00% 36
Warwickshire +10 40 £376 +7.50% 9
Coventry -3 24 £388 -4.61% 10
Worcestershire -4 10 £438 +34.61% 5
Staffordshire -1 9 £388 +17.42% 14
Shropshire -8 6 £300 - 1
Wolverhampton +9 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Solihull -7 3 £385 +18.46% 5
Herefordshire -2 2 £388 - 3
Walsall - - - - 2
West Bromwich - - - -
Willenhall - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 134 (34.72%) PRINCE2
2 90 (23.32%) Finance
3 79 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (13.47%) MS Excel
6 51 (13.21%) MS Project
7 50 (12.95%) Microsoft
8 49 (12.69%) ITIL
9 42 (10.88%) Change Management
10 39 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (9.33%) MS Office
11 36 (9.33%) SAP
12 35 (9.07%) Change Control
13 34 (8.81%) Project Planning
14 33 (8.55%) Degree
15 32 (8.29%) Migration
16 31 (8.03%) Risk Management
16 31 (8.03%) SharePoint
17 30 (7.77%) Security Cleared
18 27 (6.99%) Business Analysis
19 26 (6.74%) Programme Management
20 24 (6.22%) Automotive
21 23 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 22 (5.70%) SC Cleared
23 21 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
23 21 (5.44%) Manufacturing
24 20 (5.18%) Service Delivery
25 19 (4.92%) Oracle
26 18 (4.66%) ERP
26 18 (4.66%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 31 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.33%) CMS
3 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.78%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.78%) Drupal
4 3 (0.78%) Documentum
5 2 (0.52%) Lync
6 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 52 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 51 (13.21%) MS Project
3 36 (9.33%) MS Office
4 21 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.52%) Simulink
6 2 (0.52%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.52%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.52%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) CA PPM
2 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.78%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) BPCS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.33%) Firewall
1 9 (2.33%) LAN
2 8 (2.07%) Internet
3 6 (1.55%) Intranet
3 6 (1.55%) WAN
4 5 (1.30%) Network Security
5 4 (1.04%) SAN
6 3 (0.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.26%) LTE
7 1 (0.26%) 4G
7 1 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.26%) VLAN
7 1 (0.26%) ISDN
7 1 (0.26%) PBX
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) BGP
7 1 (0.26%) 3G
7 1 (0.26%) OSPF
7 1 (0.26%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.04%) Big Data
2 4 (1.04%) Apache Hive
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.78%) QlikView
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (0.52%) EDMS
4 2 (0.52%) MS Access
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.26%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (0.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (1.81%) JIRA
2 5 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.30%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.30%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.78%) Subversion
4 2 (0.52%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) LSMW
5 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 90 (23.32%) Finance
2 24 (6.22%) Automotive
3 21 (5.44%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.66%) Retail
5 14 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.11%) Banking
7 7 (1.81%) Electronics
8 6 (1.55%) Local Government
9 5 (1.30%) Marketing
10 4 (1.04%) Law
11 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.52%) Legal
12 2 (0.52%) Games
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.52%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 165 (42.75%) Project Manager
2 51 (13.21%) Analyst
3 29 (7.51%) Business Analyst
4 14 (3.63%) Consultant
4 14 (3.63%) Service Manager
5 13 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (3.37%) Programme Manager
6 12 (3.11%) Senior Manager
6 12 (3.11%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (3.11%) PMO Analyst
7 11 (2.85%) Agile Project Manager
7 11 (2.85%) Architect
8 10 (2.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (2.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 10 (2.59%) SAP Manager
9 9 (2.33%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (2.33%) Project Coordinator
9 9 (2.33%) Coordinator
10 8 (2.07%) Transition Manager
11 7 (1.81%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.59%) CSS
2 9 (2.33%) HTML
3 8 (2.07%) jQuery
4 6 (1.55%) .NET
5 5 (1.30%) Flash
5 5 (1.30%) Web Services
6 4 (1.04%) Middleware
6 4 (1.04%) HTML5
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.52%) CSS3
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe AIR
9 1 (0.26%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.26%) Itk
9 1 (0.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.26%) JSON
9 1 (0.26%) Ajax
9 1 (0.26%) WAP
9 1 (0.26%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.89%) NHS
4 10 (2.59%) PMI
5 5 (1.30%) User Experience
5 5 (1.30%) Open Source
6 4 (1.04%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.78%) Telematics
7 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.52%) Handset
8 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.26%) iSeries
9 1 (0.26%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.33%) Windows
2 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.52%) Linux
3 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.26%) UNIX
4 1 (0.26%) HPUX
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (34.72%) PRINCE2
2 79 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (12.69%) ITIL
5 42 (10.88%) Change Management
6 35 (9.07%) Change Control
7 34 (8.81%) Project Planning
8 32 (8.29%) Migration
9 31 (8.03%) Risk Management
10 27 (6.99%) Business Analysis
11 26 (6.74%) Programme Management
12 20 (5.18%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.66%) ERP
14 17 (4.40%) Waterfall
15 16 (4.15%) Service Management
15 16 (4.15%) PRINCE
16 14 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (3.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 13 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (3.37%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.63%) SQL
2 9 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (2.33%) C
3 4 (1.04%) ActionScript
3 4 (1.04%) VBA
3 4 (1.04%) VB
4 3 (0.78%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (0.78%) PHP
4 3 (0.78%) Java
5 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.52%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.26%) PHP5
6 1 (0.26%) PHP4
6 1 (0.26%) VB6
6 1 (0.26%) Python
6 1 (0.26%) C#
6 1 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 33 (8.55%) Degree
2 30 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (5.70%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.37%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.11%) ISEB
6 12 (3.11%) PMP
7 6 (1.55%) APMP
8 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.04%) PgMP
10 3 (0.78%) VCP4
10 3 (0.78%) HND
10 3 (0.78%) MCSE
10 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.52%) CISA
11 2 (0.52%) CISM
11 2 (0.52%) CISSP
11 2 (0.52%) HNC
11 2 (0.52%) MCITP
11 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.37%) QA
2 8 (2.07%) P3O
3 6 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.33%) SAP
3 19 (4.92%) Oracle
4 7 (1.81%) Cadence
5 6 (1.55%) Citrix
6 5 (1.30%) Primavera
7 4 (1.04%) Remedy
7 4 (1.04%) CA
7 4 (1.04%) Tableau
8 3 (0.78%) Pega
8 3 (0.78%) GoldenSource
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco
8 3 (0.78%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.78%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.78%) HP
8 3 (0.78%) VMware
9 2 (0.52%) Perforce
9 2 (0.52%) Niku
9 2 (0.52%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.52%) Apple
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £22.35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £31.44 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Premier Engineering
Rate: £18 - £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Herefordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Rate: £105.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Rate: £105.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
Redditch
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £410 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago