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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.77% 13.11% 9.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.84% 15.53% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.35% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £366 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £436 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
Project Manager
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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
69 103 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 78.41% 84.43% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 18
Average daily rate £338 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £33.00 £9.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.46% -54.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 6 (23.08%) 3G
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) Legal
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) 2G
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (11.54%) PMP
7 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
7 3 (11.54%) Nokia
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
8 2 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (7.69%) 4G
8 2 (7.69%) LTE
8 2 (7.69%) PMI
8 2 (7.69%) MS Project
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.85%) IVR
9 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
9 1 (3.85%) WFM
9 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.85%) Retail
9 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (3.85%) C
9 1 (3.85%) CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) 3G
2 4 (15.38%) 2G
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
3 2 (7.69%) 4G
4 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.85%) WFM
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (11.54%) PMP
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Nokia
2 2 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks