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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 2 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.06% 13.92% 8.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.40% 16.42% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% -5.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
67 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 93.06% 84.81% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 28
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.20 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.88% -15.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 16 (59.26%) PRINCE2
2 14 (51.85%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (18.52%) PMI
6 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
7 4 (14.81%) MS Project
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) QA
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) Coaching
9 2 (7.41%) Transition Management
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (7.41%) MS Office
9 2 (7.41%) B2B
9 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.70%) Scrum
10 1 (3.70%) Automotive
10 1 (3.70%) Legal
10 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
10 1 (3.70%) Project Planning

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (14.81%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) PMI
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) PRINCE2
2 14 (51.85%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Transition Management
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) B2B
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.70%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.70%) Logistics
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) SAP