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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 8 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.52% 5.10% 10.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 6.41% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.62%
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
51 78 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 80.95% 79.59% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 9
Average daily rate £325 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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
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 August 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 15 (51.72%) PRINCE2
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
8 3 (10.34%) B2B
8 3 (10.34%) MS Project
9 2 (6.90%) PMI
9 2 (6.90%) PMP
9 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
9 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
9 2 (6.90%) 2G
9 2 (6.90%) Billing
9 2 (6.90%) Data Management
9 2 (6.90%) 3G
9 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
9 2 (6.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (6.90%) Network Management
9 2 (6.90%) 4G
9 2 (6.90%) LTE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (10.34%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) 2G
3 2 (6.90%) 3G
3 2 (6.90%) 4G
3 2 (6.90%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) PMI
1 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) PRINCE2
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.34%) B2B
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
7 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (3.45%) Nokia
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle