The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Project Manager
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 14.29% 6.32% 8.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.15% 6.67% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £250 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £295 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 33 90 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 94.29% 94.74% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 66 61
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £191 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -35.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £19.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Worcestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Worcestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Worcestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Worcestershire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Worcester +6 5 £250 +31.57%
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (22.22%) GDPR
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Genesys
3 1 (11.11%) DNA
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Broadband
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SAS Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Avaya
1 1 (11.11%) Genesys
1 1 (11.11%) Verint