The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £434 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Project Manager
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 30 2
Rank change year-on-year +25 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 20.93% 2.44% 19.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.69% 2.60% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Median daily rate £434 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +20.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £338 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £451 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +2.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

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 83 154 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 96.51% 93.90% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 58 34
Median daily rate £350 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Solihull

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 14 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (37.14%) Cisco
4 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
4 12 (34.29%) LAN
5 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 6 (17.14%) PMP
7 5 (14.29%) Juniper
7 5 (14.29%) Finance
7 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) SLA
9 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.57%) People Management
10 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (5.71%) Line Management
10 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
10 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (5.71%) WF

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 14 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) People Management
4 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) PMP
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Juniper
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) JDA
4 2 (5.71%) Nokia
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.86%) Genesys
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Verint