Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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.

Project Manager
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 69 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.20% 10.47% 9.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 11.20% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 68
Coventry median daily rate £475 £425 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.02% +2.06%
10th Percentile £425 £387 £363
90th Percentile £538 £506 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate £59.50 £39.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.69% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.57 £24.75 £27.70
% change year-on-year -8.81% -10.66% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 775 616 886
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 93.47% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 419 588
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +12.91%
10th Percentile £281 £181 £286
90th Percentile £575 £527 £527
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 50 39
Coventry median hourly rate £14.78 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% +6.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £28.90 £40.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -14.29%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 28 (65.12%) Project Management
2 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.95%) Google
7 6 (13.95%) Office 365
8 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (9.30%) Automotive
9 4 (9.30%) G Suite
9 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) PMO
10 3 (6.98%) SDLC
10 3 (6.98%) Coaching
10 3 (6.98%) Microservices
10 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.98%) Retail
10 3 (6.98%) Kronos
10 3 (6.98%) ITIL
10 3 (6.98%) B2B
10 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) Change Management
11 2 (4.65%) CommVault
11 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
11 2 (4.65%) Active Directory

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) iTrent
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) G Suite
3 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Automotive
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) B2B
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Coaching
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Microservices
8 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.98%) SDLC
8 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) APMP
1 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.33%) PMP
1 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Google
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Kronos
3 2 (4.65%) CommVault
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) VMware