The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 5 17 3
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 15.25% 6.09% 16.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.57% 6.42% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Median daily rate £375 £425 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £379 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £493 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -14.66% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 92 109 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 77.97% 94.78% 90.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 31
Median daily rate £344 £398 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.52% +5.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Solihull

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Solihull.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Solihull

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Solihull over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Solihull

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Solihull

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Solihull region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (17.24%) JDA
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Juniper
6 4 (13.79%) ERP
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Back Office
6 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.79%) People Management
6 4 (13.79%) Project Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) E-business
7 3 (10.34%) SLA

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) People Management
5 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.79%) Project Governance
6 3 (10.34%) E-business
6 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) Logistics
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
1 5 (17.24%) JDA
1 5 (17.24%) Juniper
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Nokia
3 1 (3.45%) Avaya
3 1 (3.45%) Capita
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) Genesys
3 1 (3.45%) Infor
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Verint
3 1 (3.45%) VMware