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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.10% 9.88% 14.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.03% 13.79% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
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£338 £350 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.88 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -6.36%
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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
61 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 78.21% 71.60% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 25
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £407 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.60 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.30% +62.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
2 8 (38.10%) PMI
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) MS Project
5 4 (19.05%) MS Office
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Transition Management
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
7 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) SLA
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) QA
7 2 (9.52%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Billing
8 1 (4.76%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Operations Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (28.57%) MS Project
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DWDM
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) SDH
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Junior
2 2 (9.52%) Project Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) PMI
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Transition Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) OO
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) BT
2 1 (4.76%) SAP