The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 18 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 258 252 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.98% 9.93% 8.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 10.54% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 182 125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.41 £30.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £37.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +25.15%
Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3071 2391 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.99% 94.25% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1832 1359 1221
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 150 175
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.14 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Project Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham +1 72 £425 +3.03% 11
Coventry -10 57 £425 -5.55% 10
Warwickshire -7 33 £425 +30.76% 4
Staffordshire +2 26 £413 +10.00% 1
Shropshire -18 20 £463 -27.45%
Wolverhampton +4 5 £400 +5.40%
Solihull -3 5 £450 +7.14% 3
West Bromwich -2 2 £425 +17.24%
Herefordshire -3 2 £388 -13.88%
Worcestershire -9 2 £325 +1.56%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 252 (51.53%) Project Management
2 156 (31.90%) PRINCE2
3 141 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (25.56%) Finance
5 97 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (11.66%) Microsoft
7 53 (10.84%) Change Management
8 47 (9.61%) Migration
9 40 (8.18%) SAP
9 40 (8.18%) MS Project
9 40 (8.18%) MS Excel
10 36 (7.36%) MS Office
11 34 (6.95%) Risk Management
12 33 (6.75%) Retail
12 33 (6.75%) Data Centre
13 32 (6.54%) Security Cleared
13 32 (6.54%) Scrum
14 29 (5.93%) Waterfall
14 29 (5.93%) PMI Certification
15 27 (5.52%) PMP
15 27 (5.52%) ERP
16 26 (5.32%) CRM
17 25 (5.11%) Resource Management
18 24 (4.91%) Project Planning
18 24 (4.91%) SC Cleared
18 24 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 23 (4.70%) Oracle
19 23 (4.70%) Project Governance
19 23 (4.70%) Change Control
19 23 (4.70%) Analytical Skills

Project Manager Skill Set
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 13 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.64%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.82%) Confluence
3 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.61%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.41%) SAS
5 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Documentum
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (8.18%) MS Excel
1 40 (8.18%) MS Project
2 36 (7.36%) MS Office
3 15 (3.07%) Open Workbench
4 13 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.25%) Maximo
2 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.61%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.86%) Office 365
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.82%) Yammer
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.25%) WAN
2 8 (1.64%) LAN
2 8 (1.64%) Skype
3 5 (1.02%) WebEx
3 5 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.82%) Firewall
4 4 (0.82%) Intranet
4 4 (0.82%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.20%) SMS
5 1 (0.20%) SNMP
5 1 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.20%) TACACS
5 1 (0.20%) VLAN
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) Wireless
5 1 (0.20%) WLAN
5 1 (0.20%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.61%) Big Data
2 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (0.61%) SAP BW
2 3 (0.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.41%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.20%) DataStage
4 1 (0.20%) GIS
4 1 (0.20%) Power BI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.25%) JIRA
2 5 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
2 5 (1.02%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 125 (25.56%) Finance
2 33 (6.75%) Retail
3 21 (4.29%) Banking
4 15 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.86%) Automotive
6 12 (2.45%) Legal
7 10 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.84%) Marketing
9 4 (0.82%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) Local Government
9 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.20%) EDI
2 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.75%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.09%) PMI
4 8 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (1.43%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.02%) NHS
7 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.82%) FMCG
8 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.61%) User Experience
9 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.41%) iPad
11 1 (0.20%) AS400
11 1 (0.20%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.20%) iSeries
11 1 (0.20%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.20%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.66%) Windows
2 8 (1.64%) Linux
3 6 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.82%) AIX
4 4 (0.82%) Solaris
4 4 (0.82%) SUSE
4 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.61%) Unix
6 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (51.53%) Project Management
2 156 (31.90%) PRINCE2
3 141 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (10.84%) Change Management
6 47 (9.61%) Migration
7 34 (6.95%) Risk Management
8 32 (6.54%) Scrum
9 29 (5.93%) Waterfall
10 27 (5.52%) ERP
11 26 (5.32%) CRM
12 25 (5.11%) Resource Management
13 24 (4.91%) Project Planning
14 23 (4.70%) Change Control
14 23 (4.70%) Project Governance
15 22 (4.50%) Data Migration
15 22 (4.50%) E-Commerce
15 22 (4.50%) Matrix Organization
16 20 (4.09%) Line Management
16 20 (4.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.43%) C
2 5 (1.02%) SQL
3 1 (0.20%) Java
3 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.93%) PMI Certification
3 27 (5.52%) PMP
4 24 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (4.91%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (2.04%) APMP
6 10 (2.04%) ISEB
7 7 (1.43%) Degree
8 4 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.61%) CISSP
10 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.41%) CISM
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.20%) CCNA
11 1 (0.20%) CEH
11 1 (0.20%) CISA
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.20%) CLAS
11 1 (0.20%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.45%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.20%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.18%) SAP
3 23 (4.70%) Oracle
4 9 (1.84%) Cisco
5 8 (1.64%) hybris
6 6 (1.23%) JDA
6 6 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.02%) Rally
7 5 (1.02%) VMware
8 4 (0.82%) ATG
8 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.61%) Demandware
9 3 (0.61%) HP
10 2 (0.41%) Ceridian
10 2 (0.41%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 2 (0.41%) Informatica
10 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.41%) OpenText
10 2 (0.41%) RedPrairie
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