The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.97% 2.88% 12.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 3.09% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
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£344 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
Project Manager
West Midlands

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
147 97 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.71% 93.27% 99.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 70
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £551 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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 -10 1 - - 1
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft