The table below looks at the statistics for Time 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 Time Management over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 69 71 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Time Management 52 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.06% 1.75% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.61% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £438 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 3
Average hourly rate £37.80 £33.15 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.02% +47.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £8.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +61.03%
Time 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
1790 1418 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.95% 67.17% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 743 781
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Time Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Time Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Time Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Time 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 Time Management across the West Midlands region.

Time Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Time Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Time Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Time 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 Time Management across the West Midlands region.

Time Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Time Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Time Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Time 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 Time Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Coventry +6 22 £345 +6.15%
Birmingham -3 10 £150 -57.14% 6
Solihull - 7 £225 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £350 - 1
Warwickshire -8 1 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Time Management
England

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Time 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 Time Management.

1 54 (60.00%) Project Management
2 35 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 35 (38.89%) Validation
3 32 (35.56%) Requirements Management
4 31 (34.44%) ENOVIA
5 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 20 (22.22%) Automotive
7 19 (21.11%) PLM
8 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 18 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
9 17 (18.89%) Migration
9 17 (18.89%) Business Transformation
10 15 (16.67%) SAP
10 15 (16.67%) ClearCase
11 14 (15.56%) CAD
11 14 (15.56%) DELMIA
11 14 (15.56%) PDM
11 14 (15.56%) Software Testing
11 14 (15.56%) Data Architecture
12 13 (14.44%) ClearQuest
12 13 (14.44%) Finance
13 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
14 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
15 8 (8.89%) MS Office
15 8 (8.89%) Change Management
15 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (8.89%) Integration Testing
16 7 (7.78%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Time 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 Time Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (34.44%) ENOVIA
2 14 (15.56%) DELMIA
3 7 (7.78%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.11%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) VLAN
2 2 (2.22%) NAS
2 2 (2.22%) DHCP
2 2 (2.22%) DNS
2 2 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) OLTP
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.22%) DataStage
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.22%) Big Data
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) SQLite
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 13 (14.44%) ClearQuest
4 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.22%) Toad
5 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 20 (22.22%) Automotive
3 13 (14.44%) Finance
4 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Military
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Project Manager
3 14 (15.56%) Requirements Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Requirements Manager
8 3 (3.33%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.33%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.22%) DBA
9 2 (2.22%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Administrator
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) HTML
1 7 (7.78%) Ajax
1 7 (7.78%) jQuery
2 6 (6.67%) HTML5
2 6 (6.67%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) CSS
3 5 (5.56%) CSS3
4 4 (4.44%) Middleware
5 3 (3.33%) SOAP
5 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.33%) XML
5 3 (3.33%) REST
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (2.22%) XSD
6 2 (2.22%) WSDL
6 2 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (1.11%) Velocity
7 1 (1.11%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.11%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) PMI
1 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Replication
2 2 (2.22%) PDA
2 2 (2.22%) DataPower
3 1 (1.11%) Social Media
3 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) AIX
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) Project Management
2 35 (38.89%) Validation
3 32 (35.56%) Requirements Management
4 19 (21.11%) PLM
5 17 (18.89%) Migration
5 17 (18.89%) Business Transformation
6 14 (15.56%) Data Architecture
6 14 (15.56%) CAD
6 14 (15.56%) PDM
6 14 (15.56%) Software Testing
7 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.89%) Integration Testing
9 8 (8.89%) Change Management
10 7 (7.78%) ITIL
10 7 (7.78%) BCP
11 6 (6.67%) Test Management
11 6 (6.67%) Web Development
11 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.56%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.11%) ABAP
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (4.44%) ISEB
3 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.22%) XenApp
1 2 (2.22%) XenServer
1 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.11%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) SCCM
1 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.22%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) SAP
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) Dell
5 2 (2.22%) Citrix
5 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.22%) webMethods
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 2 (2.22%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Teradata
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco