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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.66% 10.07% 7.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.82% 15.00% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
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£253 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.34% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £257 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.64 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
123 100 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 69.89% 67.11% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £478 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.64 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% -12.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) QA
5 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) CIMA
7 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) ATG
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
7 2 (6.90%) MS Office
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) MS Visio

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PS
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Military
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) FMCG
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) CIMA
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) GMP
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) ATG
3 2 (6.90%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects