The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 18 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 16 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.70% 6.65% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.04% 7.07% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £371 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 297 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.20% 93.99% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 73
Median daily rate £425 £460 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £13.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +15 14 £375 +0.67%
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Shropshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 20 (52.63%) PRINCE2
1 20 (52.63%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Change Management
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
3 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (26.32%) Resource Management
5 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) MS Office
5 8 (21.05%) Project Governance
5 8 (21.05%) Line Management
6 7 (18.42%) Conflict Management
6 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.42%) Open Workbench
7 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 5 (13.16%) Coaching
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
8 5 (13.16%) MAPM
8 5 (13.16%) QA
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) Windows
9 4 (10.53%) PMP

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) Open Workbench
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) SUSE
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) PRINCE2
1 20 (52.63%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Change Management
3 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
4 10 (26.32%) Resource Management
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Line Management
5 8 (21.05%) Project Governance
5 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.42%) Conflict Management
6 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 5 (13.16%) Coaching
8 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) Open Source
9 4 (10.53%) Process Management
9 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) MAPM
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (10.53%) PMP
6 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (2.63%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (2.63%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) CISA
7 1 (2.63%) CISSP
7 1 (2.63%) CLAS
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software