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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.25% 12.80% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.33% 16.33% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £35.05
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.99%
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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
60 98 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 72.29% 78.40% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 8
Average daily rate £368 £342 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +117.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) PMI
7 1 (7.14%) PMP
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
7 1 (7.14%) PBX
7 1 (7.14%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) IVR
7 1 (7.14%) Legal
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) WFM

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) WFM
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft