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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 19 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 246 269 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.81% 11.17% 9.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.51% 14.72% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 188 133
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 23
Median hourly rate £26.75 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £13.50 £30.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £63.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
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
2587 1828 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1124 999
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Coventry +3 63 £440 -2.22% 12
Birmingham -19 48 £430 +5.52% 17
Warwickshire -6 43 £375 -1.31% 15
Staffordshire +7 27 £399 +13.92% 6
Shropshire -24 17 £496 +82.01% 5
Wolverhampton +5 8 £353 -1.94%
Solihull -17 7 £363 -9.37% 2
Herefordshire -1 3 £325 -35.00%
West Bromwich -1 2 £425 +17.24% 1
Worcestershire -10 2 £500 +45.45% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £550 -
Walsall - 1 - - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 162 (30.68%) PRINCE2
2 135 (25.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 133 (25.19%) Finance
4 101 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (14.39%) Microsoft
6 69 (13.07%) MS Excel
7 59 (11.17%) MS Office
8 57 (10.80%) MS Project
9 53 (10.04%) Security Cleared
10 48 (9.09%) Migration
11 45 (8.52%) Change Management
12 44 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (7.58%) ITIL
13 40 (7.58%) SC Cleared
14 37 (7.01%) Windows
14 37 (7.01%) Programme Management
15 36 (6.82%) Risk Management
16 31 (5.87%) PMI Certification
16 31 (5.87%) Degree
17 30 (5.68%) Retail
18 29 (5.49%) PMP
18 29 (5.49%) CRM
18 29 (5.49%) Windows Server
19 28 (5.30%) SAP
19 28 (5.30%) Automotive
19 28 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
20 27 (5.11%) Scrum
20 27 (5.11%) Change Control
21 26 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 25 (4.73%) Banking

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 22 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.14%) CMS
3 5 (0.95%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.38%) Documentum
6 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.38%) SAS
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) Moodle
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 59 (11.17%) MS Office
3 57 (10.80%) MS Project
4 28 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (4.36%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.33%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.38%) CATIA
8 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.38%) SPSS
9 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.14%) ENOVIA
3 5 (0.95%) Maximo
3 5 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.57%) DELMIA
4 3 (0.57%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.38%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.89%) SaaS
2 9 (1.70%) Office 365
3 6 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.41%) WAN
2 15 (2.84%) Internet
3 14 (2.65%) LAN
4 10 (1.89%) 3G
4 10 (1.89%) LTE
4 10 (1.89%) Wireless
5 9 (1.70%) MPLS
6 8 (1.52%) VoIP
7 7 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.14%) Firewall
8 6 (1.14%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.76%) Network Security
9 4 (0.76%) WebEx
10 3 (0.57%) VPN
11 2 (0.38%) HTTP
11 2 (0.38%) Intranet
11 2 (0.38%) Skype
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.19%) FlexRay
12 1 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.76%) MS Access
5 3 (0.57%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.57%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.38%) MySQL
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.38%) QlikView
6 2 (0.38%) Redis
6 2 (0.38%) Roambi
6 2 (0.38%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (0.38%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.19%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (1.14%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (0.57%) VersionOne
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Grunt
3 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 133 (25.19%) Finance
2 30 (5.68%) Retail
3 28 (5.30%) Automotive
4 25 (4.73%) Banking
5 21 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.65%) Legal
8 9 (1.70%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Electronics
9 4 (0.76%) Local Government
10 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 251 (47.54%) Project Manager
2 56 (10.61%) Analyst
3 34 (6.44%) IT Manager
3 34 (6.44%) Senior Manager
4 30 (5.68%) Business Analyst
4 30 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
5 27 (5.11%) Senior Project Manager
6 24 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 21 (3.98%) Architect
7 21 (3.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 18 (3.41%) Business Change Manager
9 17 (3.22%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.22%) PMO Analyst
10 16 (3.03%) Change Manager
11 15 (2.84%) Business Change Project Manager
12 14 (2.65%) Agile Project Manager
12 14 (2.65%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 13 (2.46%) Coordinator
14 12 (2.27%) Project Coordinator
14 12 (2.27%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.14%) .NET
2 5 (0.95%) CSS
2 5 (0.95%) HTML
2 5 (0.95%) Web Services
3 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.57%) CSS3
4 3 (0.57%) HTML5
4 3 (0.57%) jQuery
5 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.38%) LINQ
5 2 (0.38%) Middleware
5 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.38%) RESTful
5 2 (0.38%) WinForms
6 1 (0.19%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.19%) Ajax
6 1 (0.19%) J2EE
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.98%) PMI
4 15 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.33%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.14%) NHS
9 5 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.76%) CESG
10 4 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.76%) Statistics
11 3 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.57%) Social Media
12 2 (0.38%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.01%) Windows
2 29 (5.49%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (2.65%) Linux
5 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.33%) SUSE
7 7 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.95%) AIX
9 5 (0.95%) Solaris
10 3 (0.57%) Unix
11 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (30.68%) PRINCE2
2 135 (25.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 101 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (9.09%) Migration
5 45 (8.52%) Change Management
6 40 (7.58%) ITIL
7 37 (7.01%) Programme Management
8 36 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 29 (5.49%) CRM
10 27 (5.11%) Change Control
10 27 (5.11%) Scrum
11 24 (4.55%) Business Analysis
12 23 (4.36%) Agile Project Management
12 23 (4.36%) Logistics
12 23 (4.36%) Project Planning
12 23 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 22 (4.17%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.17%) Service Management
14 21 (3.98%) ERP
14 21 (3.98%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.33%) SQL
2 5 (0.95%) C
2 5 (0.95%) C#
3 4 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.57%) VB
5 2 (0.38%) Java
5 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.19%) C++
6 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.19%) VB6
6 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.87%) Degree
3 31 (5.87%) PMI Certification
4 29 (5.49%) PMP
5 26 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (3.60%) ISEB
7 12 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.70%) APMP
10 7 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.33%) CCNP
11 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.57%) CCNA
13 3 (0.57%) CCVP
13 3 (0.57%) CISSP
13 3 (0.57%) CLAS
13 3 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.60%) SLA
2 18 (3.41%) QA
3 6 (1.14%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.57%) NEBOSH
7 2 (0.38%) P3O
7 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) COSO
8 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (1.14%) XenDesktop
3 6 (1.14%) XenServer
4 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.14%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.30%) SAP
3 24 (4.55%) Cisco
4 22 (4.17%) Oracle
5 9 (1.70%) HP
5 9 (1.70%) VMware
6 8 (1.52%) Citrix
7 7 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.14%) IBM
8 6 (1.14%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.95%) CA
10 4 (0.76%) Adobe
10 4 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.76%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.76%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.76%) Niku
11 3 (0.57%) Dell
11 3 (0.57%) JDA
11 3 (0.57%) Remedy
11 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
APM Resources
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago