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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / Midlands
Rank 8 8 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.30% 11.39% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.27% 14.38% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 2
Median daily rate £390 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.13% +39.42%  

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 98 160 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 85.22% 79.21% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 77 48
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) PMO
5 4 (16.67%) Automotive
5 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) PMI
6 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Allocation

Project Management
Top Related 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) Primavera
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSBuild
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Automotive
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) HR Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) MSMQ
1 2 (8.33%) SAML
1 2 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Governance
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
2 1 (4.17%) CCDP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.17%) Ariba
5 1 (4.17%) ATG
5 1 (4.17%) Demandware
5 1 (4.17%) hybris
5 1 (4.17%) IBM