The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Telford during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 38 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 1.96% 4.73% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 4.95% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £463 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Telford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Telford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 144 283 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 94.12% 95.61% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 118 21
Median daily rate £510 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.89% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £10.15 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.59% +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Telford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Telford

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Telford

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Telford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) MAPM
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Open Workbench
5 1 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
5 1 (12.50%) Conflict Management
5 1 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 2 (25.00%) Open Workbench
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Conflict Management
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) MAPM
3 1 (12.50%) APMP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle