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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.09% 12.68% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 15.79% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate £488 £320 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -23.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £268 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £452 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
121 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 95.28% 80.28% 87.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 38
Average daily rate £375 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 (65.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 4 (20.00%) Games
5 3 (15.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) QA
6 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (10.00%) PMI
6 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) MS Office
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) MS Visio

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BI
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Games
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Billing
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.00%) B2B
7 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) APMP
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata