The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 1 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 22.66% 4.84% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.37% 5.26% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
Average daily rate £353 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.15 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 92.97% 91.94% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £33.25 £14.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.31% +70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Project Manager
West Midlands

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 19 (45.24%) PRINCE2
2 14 (33.33%) Project Management
3 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) LAN
4 10 (23.81%) Finance
5 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Change Control
7 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
7 5 (11.90%) WAN
8 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
8 3 (7.14%) SAP
8 3 (7.14%) Service Management
8 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) PMP
9 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
9 2 (4.76%) Data Management
9 2 (4.76%) 2G
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle
9 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
9 2 (4.76%) 3G
9 2 (4.76%) LTE
9 2 (4.76%) Network Management
10 1 (2.38%) 4G

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) 3G
3 2 (4.76%) 2G
3 2 (4.76%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) PMI
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
1 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) PRINCE2
2 14 (33.33%) Project Management
3 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 6 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Data Management
8 2 (4.76%) Network Management
9 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.38%) Analytics
9 1 (2.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.38%) Dependency Management
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks