Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £531 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Project Manager
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 39 29
Rank change year-on-year -18 -10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.28% 5.34% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 5.62% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 14
Shropshire median daily rate £531 £463 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +10.45% -1.47%
10th Percentile £459 £359 £266
90th Percentile £588 £575 £684
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £46.25 £30.41 £32.00
% change year-on-year +52.11% -4.98% +42.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Shropshire
Contract vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 376 747 374
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 95.04% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 303 124
Shropshire median daily rate £461 £430 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +13.91% +14.39%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £238
90th Percentile £590 £560 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +68.75%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £39.20 £37.42 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Shropshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Shropshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Shropshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Shropshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -14 5 £531 +18.06% 1
Project Manager
West Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Documentum
1 3 (60.00%) Pega
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team Management
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Open Workbench
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Niku
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Conflict Management
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (60.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) Open Workbench
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Conflict Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Pega
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Niku