The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 15 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.19% 11.69% 16.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 15.65% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 26
Average daily rate £375 £483 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% +37.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £329 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 115 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 65.19% 74.68% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 79
Average daily rate £413 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
Merseyside

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Magento
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Symfony
5 1 (5.88%) Zend

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Assurance Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) WinForms
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Symfony
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) CESG
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Biometrics
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) SAP