Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 29 10
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 157 84 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.76% 5.54% 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.03% 6.81% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 67 93
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £430 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +6.17% +8.00%
10th Percentile £273 £258 £260
90th Percentile £534 £527 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.24% +6.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.66 - £49.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.98% -31.62% -16.83%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1305 1234 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.40% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 794 657
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £247 £234
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.30 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Birmingham

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Birmingham

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Birmingham

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 45 (28.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (25.48%) Finance
3 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.66%) PRINCE2
5 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
6 26 (16.56%) PMO
7 17 (10.83%) Migration
8 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (9.55%) ERP
9 15 (9.55%) Change Management
10 14 (8.92%) Degree
11 13 (8.28%) Retail
11 13 (8.28%) Oracle
11 13 (8.28%) User Stories
12 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (7.64%) SAP
12 12 (7.64%) ITIL
12 12 (7.64%) CRM
12 12 (7.64%) Programme Management
13 11 (7.01%) Windows
13 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (7.01%) PMI Certification
13 11 (7.01%) SDLC
14 10 (6.37%) Office 365
14 10 (6.37%) Business Transformation
14 10 (6.37%) PMP
14 10 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (6.37%) Risk Management
15 9 (5.73%) Project Planning

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) Apache
2 1 (0.64%) SAS
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.91%) Windchill
5 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.64%) InVision
6 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.91%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.64%) Maximo
5 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.64%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.64%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Office 365
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) VoIP
2 5 (3.18%) Firewall
2 5 (3.18%) WLAN
3 4 (2.55%) SMS
4 3 (1.91%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.91%) DHCP
4 3 (1.91%) DNS
4 3 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.91%) IPv6
4 3 (1.91%) Multicast
4 3 (1.91%) Wireless
5 2 (1.27%) SAN
5 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.64%) ADSL
6 1 (0.64%) Broadband
6 1 (0.64%) Intranet
6 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) MPLS
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) Essbase
4 1 (0.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (25.48%) Finance
2 13 (8.28%) Retail
3 8 (5.10%) Automotive
4 6 (3.82%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Legal
5 5 (3.18%) Marketing
5 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.55%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.91%) Law
8 2 (1.27%) Advertising
8 2 (1.27%) Electronics
8 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (46.50%) Project Manager
2 16 (10.19%) IT Manager
3 12 (7.64%) Analyst
4 10 (6.37%) Consultant
4 10 (6.37%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (6.37%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (5.73%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.10%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 7 (4.46%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.46%) Workflow Project Manager
8 6 (3.82%) Applications Manager
8 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Development Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (3.18%) SAP Manager
9 5 (3.18%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.64%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) CSS3
3 1 (0.64%) Flash
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) HTML5
3 1 (0.64%) jQuery
3 1 (0.64%) LESS
3 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.55%) EPoS
4 4 (2.55%) NHS
4 4 (2.55%) PMI
5 3 (1.91%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.64%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.64%) Tandem
6 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.01%) Windows
2 7 (4.46%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.18%) Unix
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.66%) PRINCE2
4 17 (10.83%) Migration
5 15 (9.55%) Change Management
5 15 (9.55%) ERP
6 13 (8.28%) User Stories
7 12 (7.64%) CRM
7 12 (7.64%) ITIL
7 12 (7.64%) Programme Management
8 11 (7.01%) SDLC
9 10 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.37%) Business Transformation
9 10 (6.37%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.73%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (5.73%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.73%) PRINCE
10 9 (5.73%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.10%) Matrix Organization
11 8 (5.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.91%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) C
2 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.64%) C++
3 1 (0.64%) PHP
3 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) PMI Certification
3 10 (6.37%) PMP
4 6 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.18%) APMP
6 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.64%) ECDL
9 1 (0.64%) PgMP
9 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.56%) PMO
2 5 (3.18%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) P3O
4 1 (0.64%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle
3 12 (7.64%) SAP
4 6 (3.82%) Cisco
5 4 (2.55%) Concur
6 3 (1.91%) Aruba
6 3 (1.91%) Brocade
6 3 (1.91%) F5
6 3 (1.91%) Infoblox
6 3 (1.91%) Meru Networks
6 3 (1.91%) Siemens
6 3 (1.91%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
7 2 (1.27%) Workday
8 1 (0.64%) Avaya
8 1 (0.64%) EMC
8 1 (0.64%) JDA
8 1 (0.64%) Meraki
8 1 (0.64%) RedPrairie