The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 19 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.77% 13.74% 9.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.24% 18.52% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £313 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £533 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 135 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 66.15% 74.18% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 53
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 17 September 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 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) FMCG
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) QA
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) CIMA
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) People Management
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Automotive
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) SAN

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
3 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) FMCG
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CIMA
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GMP
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco