Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

IT Project Manager
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 183 131
Rank change year-on-year +4 -52 +46
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 70 92 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.85% 0.94% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.99% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 75 71
Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +5.59% +5.92%
10th Percentile £307 £332 £306
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Midlands median hourly rate - - £27.25
England median hourly rate £30.50 £35.75 £54.50
% change year-on-year -14.69% -34.40% +38.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7794 9319 8011
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 95.37% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4873 5659 4629
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 371 458
Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the Midlands

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in the Midlands

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in the Midlands

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in the Midlands

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +11 40 £425 - 8
East Midlands -6 28 £413 -0.60% 2
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT 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 Midlands region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 37 (52.86%) Project Management
2 27 (38.57%) PRINCE2
3 19 (27.14%) Finance
4 17 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (21.43%) Retail
6 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (14.29%) ERP
7 10 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 10 (14.29%) Change Management
8 9 (12.86%) PMP
8 9 (12.86%) Project Planning
9 8 (11.43%) PMI
9 8 (11.43%) Project Governance
9 8 (11.43%) PMO
10 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (8.57%) Migration
11 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
11 6 (8.57%) SAP
11 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
12 5 (7.14%) Infor
12 5 (7.14%) CRM
12 5 (7.14%) Supplier Management
13 4 (5.71%) Logistics
13 4 (5.71%) Degree
13 4 (5.71%) QA
13 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
13 4 (5.71%) ITIL

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 2 (2.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.43%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (1.43%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) MPLS
3 1 (1.43%) NAS
3 1 (1.43%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
1 1 (1.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) PMI
2 4 (5.71%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Project Management
2 27 (38.57%) PRINCE2
3 17 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.29%) Change Management
4 10 (14.29%) ERP
5 9 (12.86%) Project Planning
6 8 (11.43%) Project Governance
7 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.57%) Migration
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.71%) Business Change Management
9 4 (5.71%) Change Control
9 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.71%) ITIL
9 4 (5.71%) Logistics
9 4 (5.71%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.71%) SDLC
10 3 (4.29%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 9 (12.86%) PMP
3 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) PMO
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.57%) SAP
2 5 (7.14%) Infor
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.43%) NetApp
4 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.43%) Talend