The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 29 June 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
England > Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 360 380 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.80% 8.09% 9.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 9.83% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 256 250
Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +7.59%  
10th Percentile £272 £290 £250
90th Percentile £534 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £422
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £31.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% -14.18%  
10th Percentile £16.70 £18.40 £13.65
90th Percentile £25.24 £38.00 £63.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.42%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3113 3865 3170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 84.75% 82.27% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7043 8617 6559
Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 176 287
Midlands median hourly rate £25.25 £18.63 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.57% -19.02%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.78 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +6 201 £428 - 72
East Midlands +5 152 £395 -7.05% 36
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 200 (27.29%) PRINCE2
2 174 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (22.51%) Finance
4 142 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (14.19%) Microsoft
6 73 (9.96%) Change Management
6 73 (9.96%) PMO
7 69 (9.41%) Degree
8 67 (9.14%) ITIL
9 62 (8.46%) Business Analysis
10 59 (8.05%) SAP
11 57 (7.78%) ERP
12 52 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (6.96%) Migration
14 50 (6.82%) Manufacturing
15 49 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
15 49 (6.68%) Scrum
16 48 (6.55%) Programme Management
17 47 (6.41%) Risk Management
18 45 (6.14%) Agile Project Management
19 44 (6.00%) CRM
20 43 (5.87%) Security Cleared
21 42 (5.73%) Retail
22 41 (5.59%) Microsoft Project
23 38 (5.18%) Management Information System
24 37 (5.05%) Service Delivery
24 37 (5.05%) Supplier Management
24 37 (5.05%) SDLC
25 36 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
25 36 (4.91%) Oracle

Project Management
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 13 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.50%) Confluence
3 7 (0.95%) Documentum
4 6 (0.82%) CMS
5 5 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.55%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.41%) SAS
8 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) Moodle
9 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (5.59%) Microsoft Project
3 36 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (4.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (3.14%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (2.18%) Primavera
2 13 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.68%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.05%) Office 365
3 5 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) G Suite
6 1 (0.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) GoToWebinar
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.00%) LAN
2 18 (2.46%) VoIP
3 16 (2.18%) WAN
4 9 (1.23%) Firewall
5 8 (1.09%) DNS
5 8 (1.09%) Internet
5 8 (1.09%) Unified Communications
6 7 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.82%) Wireless
8 5 (0.68%) DHCP
8 5 (0.68%) SAN
9 4 (0.55%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.55%) Network Security
9 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.41%) IPv6
10 3 (0.41%) Multicast
10 3 (0.41%) SMS
10 3 (0.41%) TETRA
10 3 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.09%) Big Data
3 8 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.68%) EDRMS
4 5 (0.68%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.55%) DB2
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.27%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.27%) Informix
7 2 (0.27%) MySQL
7 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (2.32%) JIRA
2 5 (0.68%) Axure RP
2 5 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.27%) Selenium
4 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.14%) Gradle
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.14%) VersionOne
General
1 165 (22.51%) Finance
2 50 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 42 (5.73%) Retail
4 35 (4.77%) Automotive
5 23 (3.14%) Marketing
6 20 (2.73%) Banking
6 20 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.05%) Legal
8 8 (1.09%) Local Government
9 7 (0.95%) Billing
10 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.55%) Advertising
11 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.41%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.27%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 310 (42.29%) Project Manager
2 102 (13.92%) Analyst
3 61 (8.32%) Business Analyst
4 41 (5.59%) Senior Manager
5 40 (5.46%) Infrastructure Manager
6 38 (5.18%) IT Manager
7 37 (5.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 34 (4.64%) Delivery Manager
9 25 (3.41%) Consultant
9 25 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
10 24 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
11 22 (3.00%) Architect
12 19 (2.59%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 19 (2.59%) Implementation Manager
13 18 (2.46%) Programme Manager
14 17 (2.32%) Business Manager
14 17 (2.32%) Change Manager
14 17 (2.32%) Coordinator
15 15 (2.05%) Project Coordinator
15 15 (2.05%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.18%) Web Services
2 13 (1.77%) EDI
3 12 (1.64%) .NET
4 9 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (0.95%) Middleware
6 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.55%) HTML
7 3 (0.41%) CSS
7 3 (0.41%) XML
8 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.27%) Ajax
8 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.27%) REST
8 2 (0.27%) WF
9 1 (0.14%) CSS3
9 1 (0.14%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.14%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.14%) Leaflet
9 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.73%) PMI
5 16 (2.18%) User Experience
6 10 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.23%) EPoS
7 9 (1.23%) Social Media
7 9 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.95%) Driving Licence
8 7 (0.95%) NHS
9 6 (0.82%) Clustering
10 4 (0.55%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.55%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.00%) Windows
2 12 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.23%) Unix
4 9 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.82%) Android
6 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.55%) Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (27.29%) PRINCE2
2 174 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (9.96%) Change Management
5 67 (9.14%) ITIL
6 62 (8.46%) Business Analysis
7 57 (7.78%) ERP
8 51 (6.96%) Migration
9 49 (6.68%) Scrum
10 48 (6.55%) Programme Management
11 47 (6.41%) Risk Management
12 45 (6.14%) Agile Project Management
13 44 (6.00%) CRM
14 37 (5.05%) SDLC
14 37 (5.05%) Service Delivery
14 37 (5.05%) Supplier Management
15 34 (4.64%) Service Management
16 33 (4.50%) User Stories
17 30 (4.09%) Change Control
17 30 (4.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.64%) SQL
2 17 (2.32%) C
3 9 (1.23%) C#
4 7 (0.95%) Java
5 6 (0.82%) Python
6 5 (0.68%) Ruby
6 5 (0.68%) Scala
7 4 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.27%) C++
8 2 (0.27%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.14%) ABAP
9 1 (0.14%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.14%) Groovy
9 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.14%) Pascal
9 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.14%) VB
9 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (9.41%) Degree
2 43 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.77%) PMI Certification
4 34 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 32 (4.37%) PMP
6 28 (3.82%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.64%) APMP
9 8 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.55%) CCAB
12 4 (0.55%) MCSE
12 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 2 (0.27%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.96%) PMO
2 30 (4.09%) QA
3 9 (1.23%) SLA
4 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.82%) GDPR
5 5 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) Basel II
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.27%) vCloud
3 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) SCCM
2 7 (0.95%) MOM
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.05%) SAP
3 36 (4.91%) Oracle
4 23 (3.14%) Cisco
5 13 (1.77%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.36%) Google
6 10 (1.36%) VMware
7 7 (0.95%) Cognos
7 7 (0.95%) HP
8 6 (0.82%) EMC
8 6 (0.82%) NetApp
8 6 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.68%) Adobe
9 5 (0.68%) Avaya
9 5 (0.68%) Brio
9 5 (0.68%) Coremetrics
9 5 (0.68%) Genesys
9 5 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (0.68%) Omniture
9 5 (0.68%) Remedy
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