The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title 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 Manager
Rank 2 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 17 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.48% 23.20% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.79% 25.22% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 2
Average daily rate
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£359 £353 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.77% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £258 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Project Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
78 115 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 93.98% 92.00% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 15
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +129.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Legal
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.41%) Coaching
9 2 (7.41%) QA
9 2 (7.41%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) Time Management
9 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (7.41%) 2G
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.41%) Logistics
9 2 (7.41%) PMI
9 2 (7.41%) MS Project
9 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
10 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.70%) Change Management
10 1 (3.70%) C
10 1 (3.70%) MS Office
10 1 (3.70%) PBX
10 1 (3.70%) B2B

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.70%) PBX
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
2 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) B2B
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.70%) WFM
7 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA