Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 707 800 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.70% 8.15% 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 9.86% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 588 541
Midlands median daily rate £413 £422 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +4.46% +4.26%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £256
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 29
Midlands median hourly rate £25.06 £20.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.24% -34.80% -16.83%
10th Percentile £16.25 £7.56 £12.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £26.93 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -2.06% -12.53% +14.33%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6763 8113 6733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.20% 82.62% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4306 4956 3980
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 206 258
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.30 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.35% -13.14% +4.22%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £39.75 £42.33
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 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 +4 416 £425 - 44
East Midlands +6 281 £365 -12.05% 20
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 202 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (26.17%) Finance
3 184 (26.03%) PRINCE2
4 159 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (15.70%) Microsoft
6 102 (14.43%) ITIL
7 84 (11.88%) Change Management
7 84 (11.88%) PMO
8 74 (10.47%) Degree
9 68 (9.62%) Service Management
10 62 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
11 60 (8.49%) Migration
12 58 (8.20%) Service Delivery
12 58 (8.20%) Retail
12 58 (8.20%) Matrix Organization
13 56 (7.92%) SAP
14 54 (7.64%) ERP
14 54 (7.64%) Risk Management
15 49 (6.93%) Manufacturing
16 48 (6.79%) PMP
17 45 (6.36%) Microsoft Project
18 43 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
18 43 (6.08%) Oracle
18 43 (6.08%) Automotive
19 41 (5.80%) PMI Certification
19 41 (5.80%) Security Cleared
20 40 (5.66%) Windows
20 40 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
21 39 (5.52%) SDLC
22 38 (5.37%) Project Planning

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 16 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.85%) Confluence
2 6 (0.85%) Documentum
3 5 (0.71%) CMS
4 4 (0.57%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (6.36%) Microsoft Project
2 43 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 31 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.57%) InVision
6 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.42%) Windchill
8 2 (0.28%) Simulink
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.99%) Primavera
3 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.42%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.28%) iTrent
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.68%) Office 365
3 10 (1.41%) SaaS
4 8 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.99%) IaaS
6 6 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.85%) PaaS
7 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) G Suite
8 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.40%) LAN
2 16 (2.26%) WAN
3 15 (2.12%) VoIP
4 14 (1.98%) Unified Communications
5 13 (1.84%) SMS
6 10 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.99%) SAN
8 6 (0.85%) DNS
8 6 (0.85%) Firewall
8 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.85%) Wireless
9 5 (0.71%) DHCP
10 4 (0.57%) NAS
10 4 (0.57%) WLAN
11 3 (0.42%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.42%) IPv6
11 3 (0.42%) Multicast
11 3 (0.42%) TETRA
12 2 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.13%) Big Data
2 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.42%) GIS
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.28%) DB2
6 2 (0.28%) Essbase
6 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.28%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.14%) MySQL
7 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.41%) JIRA
2 4 (0.57%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.14%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) TestComplete
General
1 185 (26.17%) Finance
2 58 (8.20%) Retail
3 49 (6.93%) Manufacturing
4 43 (6.08%) Automotive
5 24 (3.39%) Legal
6 22 (3.11%) Marketing
7 16 (2.26%) Banking
8 15 (2.12%) Aerospace
8 15 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.71%) Billing
9 5 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.71%) Law
9 5 (0.71%) Local Government
9 5 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.57%) Electronics
10 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Back Office
11 2 (0.28%) French Language
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
11 2 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 310 (43.85%) Project Manager
2 71 (10.04%) Analyst
3 46 (6.51%) IT Manager
4 37 (5.23%) Business Analyst
5 34 (4.81%) IT Project Manager
6 29 (4.10%) Senior Manager
7 28 (3.96%) Consultant
7 28 (3.96%) Service Manager
8 26 (3.68%) Architect
8 26 (3.68%) Delivery Manager
9 25 (3.54%) Digital Project Manager
9 25 (3.54%) Infrastructure Manager
10 24 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 18 (2.55%) Change Manager
12 16 (2.26%) Business Manager
13 15 (2.12%) Senior Project Manager
14 14 (1.98%) Contracts Manager
14 14 (1.98%) Deployment Manager
14 14 (1.98%) Programme Manager
15 13 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.25%) .NET
2 9 (1.27%) Middleware
3 7 (0.99%) HTML
3 7 (0.99%) Web Services
4 6 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.85%) CSS
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.57%) jQuery
6 4 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.42%) WPF
8 2 (0.28%) CSS3
8 2 (0.28%) EDI
8 2 (0.28%) HTML5
8 2 (0.28%) J2EE
8 2 (0.28%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.28%) XML
9 1 (0.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.25%) Data Centre
3 19 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.98%) User Experience
4 14 (1.98%) Virtual Team
5 13 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.56%) Clustering
6 11 (1.56%) NHS
6 11 (1.56%) PMI
7 7 (0.99%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.71%) EPoS
8 5 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.42%) FMCG
10 3 (0.42%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.28%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.66%) Windows
2 14 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.41%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.27%) Unix
5 8 (1.13%) Linux
6 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.42%) Android
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (26.03%) PRINCE2
3 159 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 102 (14.43%) ITIL
5 84 (11.88%) Change Management
6 68 (9.62%) Service Management
7 60 (8.49%) Migration
8 58 (8.20%) Matrix Organization
8 58 (8.20%) Service Delivery
9 54 (7.64%) ERP
9 54 (7.64%) Risk Management
10 39 (5.52%) SDLC
11 38 (5.37%) Project Planning
12 37 (5.23%) E-Commerce
13 35 (4.95%) Process Improvement
14 34 (4.81%) Scrum
15 32 (4.53%) Business Analysis
15 32 (4.53%) ITIL V3
15 32 (4.53%) Programme Management
16 30 (4.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.83%) SQL
2 19 (2.69%) C#
3 15 (2.12%) Java
4 13 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.85%) C
6 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.42%) XAML
7 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.28%) VBA
8 1 (0.14%) ABAP
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) PHP
8 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.14%) Ruby
8 1 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (10.47%) Degree
2 48 (6.79%) PMP
3 41 (5.80%) PMI Certification
3 41 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 34 (4.81%) SC Cleared
5 26 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.41%) APMP
8 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.13%) MCSE
10 7 (0.99%) CCIE
10 7 (0.99%) VCAP
11 6 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.57%) ISEB
13 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (11.88%) PMO
2 19 (2.69%) QA
3 13 (1.84%) GDPR
4 8 (1.13%) SLA
5 7 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.71%) P3O
6 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.57%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.27%) MOM
2 5 (0.71%) SCCM
2 5 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.57%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.14%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 111 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.92%) SAP
3 43 (6.08%) Oracle
4 22 (3.11%) Cisco
5 20 (2.83%) VMware
6 16 (2.26%) ServiceNow
7 10 (1.41%) HP
8 9 (1.27%) NetApp
9 6 (0.85%) Google
9 6 (0.85%) Siemens
10 5 (0.71%) Aruba
10 5 (0.71%) Tableau
11 4 (0.57%) Apple
11 4 (0.57%) Concur
11 4 (0.57%) F5
11 4 (0.57%) Infor
11 4 (0.57%) Workday
12 3 (0.42%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.42%) JDA
12 3 (0.42%) MicroStrategy