Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 660 766 790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.34% 8.64% 9.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.09% 10.53% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 558 514
Midlands median daily rate £413 £415 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +0.30% +6.77%
10th Percentile £263 £291 £260
90th Percentile £538 £563 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 27
Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £21.22 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.02% -32.51% +9.59%
10th Percentile £16.25 £8.47 £13.35
90th Percentile £48.00 £30.14 £49.50
England median hourly rate £26.87 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -2.31% -12.53% +13.13%

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 6,539 7,276 6,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.62% 82.05% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,196 4,469 3,887
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £246 £240 £240
90th Percentile £550 £575 £540
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 205 256
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.81% -3.24%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.50 £10.98
90th Percentile £49.00 £40.18 £42.38
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -4 387 £425 +2.72% 194
East Midlands +3 261 £375 -8.54% 73
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (28.03%) Finance
3 166 (25.15%) PRINCE2
4 156 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 100 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 94 (14.24%) ITIL
7 86 (13.03%) Change Management
8 74 (11.21%) PMO
9 71 (10.76%) Degree
10 64 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (9.55%) SAP
12 59 (8.94%) Matrix Organization
13 57 (8.64%) Service Management
14 56 (8.48%) Migration
15 53 (8.03%) Manufacturing
16 52 (7.88%) ERP
17 51 (7.73%) Microsoft Project
17 51 (7.73%) Service Delivery
17 51 (7.73%) Security Cleared
18 49 (7.42%) Retail
19 47 (7.12%) Risk Management
20 42 (6.36%) Project Planning
21 41 (6.21%) Oracle
21 41 (6.21%) PMP
21 41 (6.21%) SC Cleared
21 41 (6.21%) SDLC
22 40 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
23 38 (5.76%) PMI Certification
24 36 (5.45%) Windows
24 36 (5.45%) Programme Management

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 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.91%) CMS
3 5 (0.76%) Confluence
3 5 (0.76%) Documentum
4 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.30%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.15%) SAS
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (7.73%) Microsoft Project
2 40 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (3.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (3.03%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.61%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.61%) InVision
6 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Simulink
7 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.36%) Primavera
4 5 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.61%) Infor CloudSuite
5 4 (0.61%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.45%) iTrent
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.30%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.15%) Maximo
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.64%) Office 365
2 22 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.27%) SaaS
4 8 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.21%) IaaS
5 7 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.91%) PaaS
7 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.97%) WAN
2 11 (1.67%) LAN
2 11 (1.67%) SMS
2 11 (1.67%) Unified Communications
3 9 (1.36%) Firewall
4 8 (1.21%) VoIP
5 7 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.76%) DNS
6 5 (0.76%) SAN
6 5 (0.76%) WLAN
7 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.45%) DHCP
8 3 (0.45%) Internet
8 3 (0.45%) MPLS
8 3 (0.45%) NAS
9 2 (0.30%) Broadband
9 2 (0.30%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.30%) Modbus
9 2 (0.30%) VLAN
9 2 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.06%) Big Data
3 7 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.45%) GIS
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.30%) Essbase
7 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.30%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.15%) Clusterpoint
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.15%) Power BI
8 1 (0.15%) Semantic Layer
8 1 (0.15%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.36%) JIRA
2 6 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.61%) TestPartner
3 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.45%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.30%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.15%) MorphX
6 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.15%) TestComplete
General
1 185 (28.03%) Finance
2 53 (8.03%) Manufacturing
3 49 (7.42%) Retail
4 35 (5.30%) Automotive
5 21 (3.18%) Legal
6 18 (2.73%) Marketing
7 14 (2.12%) Banking
8 13 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.82%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.91%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
12 3 (0.45%) Law
12 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 294 (44.55%) Project Manager
2 63 (9.55%) Analyst
3 54 (8.18%) IT Manager
4 40 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
5 33 (5.00%) Architect
6 29 (4.39%) Service Manager
7 28 (4.24%) Business Analyst
8 26 (3.94%) Senior Manager
9 25 (3.79%) Consultant
10 18 (2.73%) Digital Project Manager
11 16 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.27%) Change Manager
12 15 (2.27%) Contracts Manager
12 15 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
12 15 (2.27%) SAP Manager
12 15 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
12 15 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 14 (2.12%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.33%) .NET
2 9 (1.36%) Middleware
3 7 (1.06%) Web Services
4 6 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.76%) HTML
6 4 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.61%) CSS
6 4 (0.61%) jQuery
6 4 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (0.61%) Velocity
7 3 (0.45%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.45%) J2EE
7 3 (0.45%) WPF
8 2 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) XML
9 1 (0.15%) Flash
9 1 (0.15%) J2SE
9 1 (0.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 16 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.97%) User Experience
6 11 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.52%) NHS
8 9 (1.36%) Clustering
8 9 (1.36%) PMI
9 7 (1.06%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.61%) EPoS
10 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.61%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.45%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.30%) FMCG
12 2 (0.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.45%) Windows
2 12 (1.82%) Linux
2 12 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.06%) Unix
5 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (25.15%) PRINCE2
3 156 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (14.24%) ITIL
5 86 (13.03%) Change Management
6 59 (8.94%) Matrix Organization
7 57 (8.64%) Service Management
8 56 (8.48%) Migration
9 52 (7.88%) ERP
10 51 (7.73%) Service Delivery
11 47 (7.12%) Risk Management
12 42 (6.36%) Project Planning
13 41 (6.21%) SDLC
14 36 (5.45%) Programme Management
15 35 (5.30%) DevOps
16 33 (5.00%) ITIL V3
17 30 (4.55%) Business Analysis
17 30 (4.55%) Waterfall
18 29 (4.39%) Scrum
18 29 (4.39%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.03%) SQL
2 18 (2.73%) C#
3 16 (2.42%) Java
4 11 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.21%) C
6 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.45%) XAML
7 2 (0.30%) C++
7 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.15%) ABAP
8 1 (0.15%) PHP
8 1 (0.15%) VBA
8 1 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 71 (10.76%) Degree
2 51 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 41 (6.21%) PMP
3 41 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 38 (5.76%) PMI Certification
5 22 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.36%) APMP
11 8 (1.21%) MCSE
12 7 (1.06%) CCIE
12 7 (1.06%) VCAP
13 6 (0.91%) ISEB
14 4 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (0.45%) CCAB
15 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.21%) PMO
2 22 (3.33%) GDPR
3 17 (2.58%) QA
4 13 (1.97%) SLA
5 11 (1.67%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.91%) P3O
9 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.61%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.52%) MOM
2 4 (0.61%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.45%) SCCM
4 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.15%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.15%) SCOM
5 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 100 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.55%) SAP
3 41 (6.21%) Oracle
4 24 (3.64%) VMware
5 17 (2.58%) Cisco
6 14 (2.12%) ServiceNow
7 10 (1.52%) Infor
8 7 (1.06%) HP
8 7 (1.06%) NetApp
9 5 (0.76%) Siemens
10 4 (0.61%) Adobe
10 4 (0.61%) Citrix
10 4 (0.61%) Concur
10 4 (0.61%) IBM
10 4 (0.61%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.61%) Tableau
10 4 (0.61%) Talend
11 3 (0.45%) hybris
11 3 (0.45%) IFS
11 3 (0.45%) Workday