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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 13 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 190 238 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.04% 9.15% 6.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 9.60% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 170 103
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £36.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.81 - £31.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 - £72.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -8.49%

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
2216 2478 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.82% 95.27% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1387 1169
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 74 169
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -15 37 £400 -4.76% 10
Coventry -8 36 £420 -1.17% 7
Warwickshire +4 32 £450 +7.14% 2
Solihull +9 17 £400 -15.78% 3
Staffordshire 0 14 £419 -0.29%
Shropshire +16 10 £445 +36.92% 1
Walsall +2 3 £300 +30.43% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £363 - 1
Wolverhampton 0 2 £343 -12.17%
Herefordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 199 (51.96%) Project Management
2 112 (29.24%) PRINCE2
3 95 (24.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (23.76%) Finance
5 59 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (14.62%) Migration
7 46 (12.01%) Change Management
8 39 (10.18%) Microsoft
9 38 (9.92%) Programme Management
9 38 (9.92%) Data Centre
10 29 (7.57%) Project Planning
11 27 (7.05%) Oracle
12 26 (6.79%) Retail
12 26 (6.79%) Project Governance
13 25 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 24 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (6.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 23 (6.01%) Degree
16 22 (5.74%) ITIL
17 21 (5.48%) Risk Management
17 21 (5.48%) PMO
18 20 (5.22%) SAP
19 19 (4.96%) MS Project
20 18 (4.70%) Automotive
20 18 (4.70%) ERP
21 17 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (4.44%) Supplier Management
22 16 (4.18%) Telecoms
22 16 (4.18%) PMI Certification
22 16 (4.18%) MS Excel

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 6 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.52%) IBM Domino
3 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.52%) Liferay
3 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.52%) WordPress
4 1 (0.26%) CICS
4 1 (0.26%) DNN
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 19 (4.96%) MS Project
2 16 (4.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.92%) MS Office
4 4 (1.04%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Primavera
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.52%) Boomi
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.26%) Taleo
4 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.35%) LAN
2 4 (1.04%) Skype
2 4 (1.04%) WAN
3 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.52%) Firewall
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) WLAN
5 1 (0.26%) Broadband
5 1 (0.26%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.26%) VoIP
5 1 (0.26%) WAAS
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.52%) Big Data
2 2 (0.52%) DataStage
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.26%) DB2
3 1 (0.26%) GIS
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.26%) Power BI
3 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) JIRA
1 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 91 (23.76%) Finance
2 26 (6.79%) Retail
3 18 (4.70%) Automotive
4 16 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.87%) Local Government
5 11 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.61%) Marketing
7 8 (2.09%) Banking
8 5 (1.31%) Back Office
8 5 (1.31%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.52%) Middleware
2 2 (0.52%) REST
2 2 (0.52%) SOAP
2 2 (0.52%) Visualforce
2 2 (0.52%) WF
3 1 (0.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) CSS
3 1 (0.26%) CSS3
3 1 (0.26%) HTML
3 1 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.92%) NHS
4 9 (2.35%) PMI
5 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.83%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.31%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.04%) FMCG
7 4 (1.04%) Handset
7 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.04%) User Experience
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.52%) DataPower
9 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.52%) EPoS
9 2 (0.52%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.92%) Windows
2 7 (1.83%) Unix
3 6 (1.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.31%) Linux
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.52%) Solaris
6 2 (0.52%) SUSE
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (51.96%) Project Management
2 112 (29.24%) PRINCE2
3 95 (24.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (14.62%) Migration
6 46 (12.01%) Change Management
7 38 (9.92%) Programme Management
8 29 (7.57%) Project Planning
9 26 (6.79%) Project Governance
10 22 (5.74%) ITIL
11 21 (5.48%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.70%) ERP
13 17 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (4.44%) Supplier Management
14 14 (3.66%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.39%) Data Migration
15 13 (3.39%) Line Management
15 13 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (3.13%) Logistics
16 12 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.57%) SQL
2 4 (1.04%) C
3 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
3 2 (0.52%) PHP
4 1 (0.26%) C#
4 1 (0.26%) COBOL
4 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 24 (6.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 23 (6.01%) Degree
4 16 (4.18%) PMI Certification
5 14 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.35%) PMP
7 8 (2.09%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.31%) MAPM
9 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.78%) CCNA
9 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.52%) APMP
10 2 (0.52%) CISSP
10 2 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) ISEB
11 1 (0.26%) CEH
11 1 (0.26%) CISA
11 1 (0.26%) CISM
11 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.48%) PMO
2 12 (3.13%) QA
3 6 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.04%) SLA
5 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.05%) Oracle
3 20 (5.22%) SAP
4 12 (3.13%) Cisco
5 8 (2.09%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.57%) JDA
6 6 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.31%) Juniper
7 5 (1.31%) Kronos
8 3 (0.78%) BT
8 3 (0.78%) Dell
8 3 (0.78%) Google
8 3 (0.78%) hybris
8 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.78%) VMware
9 2 (0.52%) Demandware
9 2 (0.52%) Infor
9 2 (0.52%) Nokia
9 2 (0.52%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.52%) Workday
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Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + car allowance/package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Costello & Reyes Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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LA International
Rate: £450 - £498 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
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Venn Group
Rate: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago