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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.67% 6.38% 10.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.92% 8.11% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£403 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
65 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 86.67% 78.72% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 13
Average daily rate £335 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +22.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Project Manager
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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
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 24 July 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 17 (42.50%) PRINCE2
2 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (15.00%) WAN
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.50%) Change Control
8 3 (7.50%) B2B
8 3 (7.50%) PMI
8 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
8 3 (7.50%) SAP
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.50%) Service Management
9 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) 3G
9 2 (5.00%) 2G
9 2 (5.00%) PMP
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (5.00%) Network Management
9 2 (5.00%) 4G
9 2 (5.00%) LTE
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
9 2 (5.00%) Operations Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) LAN
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) 2G
3 2 (5.00%) 4G
3 2 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) PRINCE2
2 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) B2B
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PMP
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.50%) Nokia
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle