The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Telford during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 26 41 22
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 3.33% 5.88% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 5.96% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £550 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.87% +13.64%  
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 £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

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 145 369 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 96.67% 98.66% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 113 64
Median daily rate £471 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.69 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Telford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Telford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (54.17%) PRINCE2
1 13 (54.17%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Change Management
3 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
5 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.83%) MAPM
7 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 4 (16.67%) QA
7 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 4 (16.67%) Project Governance
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Open Workbench
8 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (8.33%) Conflict Management
9 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (8.33%) Open Source
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) Open Workbench
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Solaris
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) PRINCE2
1 13 (54.17%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Project Governance
6 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Conflict Management
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (20.83%) MAPM
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (4.17%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) CLAS
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PMP
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software