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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.29% 10.78% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.89% 15.71% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
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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
47 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 75.81% 68.63% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 7
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £125 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Rational Rose
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) B2B
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) 3G
4 2 (12.50%) PMI
4 2 (12.50%) PMP
4 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) 4G
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) LTE
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) 2G
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) 3G
1 2 (12.50%) 2G
1 2 (12.50%) LTE
1 2 (12.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Project Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) PMP
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
1 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia