The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.19% 3.90% 10.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.79% 6.25% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
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£425 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £370 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £370 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Project Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 48 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 73.89% 62.34% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 61
Average daily rate £375 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.25 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -35.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Shropshire region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Shropshire region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -1 10 £384 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £425 -
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (26.92%) PMI
5 7 (26.92%) PMI Certification
5 7 (26.92%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
6 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) Change Management
6 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) MS Office
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (15.38%) Open Workbench
8 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
9 3 (11.54%) Economics
9 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.54%) Change Control
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) Open Workbench
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Head of IT
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Office Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Coordinator
4 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) PMI
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
6 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) BPR
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (26.92%) PMI Certification
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint