Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Manager was £458 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West 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.

Technical Project Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 194 156
Rank change year-on-year +33 -38 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 17 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
West Midlands median daily rate £458 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.05% -1.14%
10th Percentile £331 £317 £369
90th Percentile £500 £601 £533
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +39.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4578 5879 4678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.05% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2896 3531 2675
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £213
90th Percentile £543 £545 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 239 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -9.26% +5.07%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Project Manager in the West Midlands

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Project Manager in the West Midlands

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Project Manager in the West Midlands

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Project Manager in the West Midlands

Technical Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Project Manager within the West 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
Birmingham +8 6 £475 +61.70%
Warwickshire +5 3 £465 -2.11%
Coventry +14 1 £420 -6.67%
Solihull - 1 £380 -
Technical Project Manager
England

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

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

1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) NHS
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Lotus
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) IaaS
7 2 (11.76%) PaaS
8 1 (5.88%) APMP
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) Banking
8 1 (5.88%) Retail
8 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.88%) Document Management
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) SCCM

Technical Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Office 365
3 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (5.88%) Document Management
6 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
6 1 (5.88%) Escalation Management
6 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) VMware