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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 27 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.25% 1.90% 9.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.02% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
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£344 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £375 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £375 £412
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 £39.50 £37.40 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +15.07%
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
148 99 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.10% 94.29% 97.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 52 71
Average daily rate £300 £395 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% +14.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.87 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 -3 3 - -
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) PMI
5 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Economics
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) C

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Economics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) Microservices
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft