The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 6 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 10.00% 12.26% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 18.31% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 66.67% 66.98% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Solihull region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Solihull region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Rational Rose
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 3 (21.43%) 3G
2 3 (21.43%) PMI
2 3 (21.43%) PMP
2 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) 2G
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) LTE
2 3 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (21.43%) 4G
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
1 3 (21.43%) 2G
1 3 (21.43%) LTE
1 3 (21.43%) 4G
2 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Change Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Project Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Rollout Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMP
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP