The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Technical Project Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 69 45
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 4 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 0.12% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.13% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 15
Median daily rate £375 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.63 £41.75
% change year-on-year - -24.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 576 777 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.36% 94.41% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 548 486
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 35
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Technical Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Technical Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Project Manager in Birmingham

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Project Manager in Birmingham

Technical Project Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Technical 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) NICE Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN

Technical Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) NICE Systems