The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 23 47 20
Rank change year-on-year +24 -27  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.63% 4.59% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 5.13% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Median daily rate £400 £245 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.26% -34.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £140 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £598 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 156 390 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 86.19% 89.45% 87.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 112 87
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Shropshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
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 Management within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +28 12 £400 -17.18% 2
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
4 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
5 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
5 7 (18.42%) MS Office
6 6 (15.79%) LAN
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (15.79%) Network Design
6 6 (15.79%) BICSI Certification
6 6 (15.79%) BICSI RCDD
7 5 (13.16%) Change Control
7 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) Open Workbench
7 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (10.53%) MS Project
8 4 (10.53%) Matrix Management

Project Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
3 5 (13.16%) Open Workbench
4 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (10.53%) MS Project
5 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Infor LN
1 1 (2.63%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Czech Language
2 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Customer Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.89%) Social Media
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
4 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
5 6 (15.79%) Network Design
6 5 (13.16%) Change Control
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Matrix Management
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.89%) Open Source
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) Document Management
9 2 (5.26%) Project Governance
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) BICSI Certification
3 6 (15.79%) BICSI RCDD
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (7.89%) ISEB
7 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PMO
2 2 (5.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Niku
3 2 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) BT
4 1 (2.63%) Infor
4 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) QAD
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software