The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 4 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 39 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.12% 9.23% 9.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.41% 9.76% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 6
Average daily rate
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£435 £525 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +41.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £337 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.80%
Project Manager
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 123 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.82% 94.62% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 74 90
Average daily rate £325 £337 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 25 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 20 (40.00%) Project Management
3 17 (34.00%) ITIL
4 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) Service Management
6 8 (16.00%) ITSM
6 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.00%) Retail
9 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (6.00%) Local Government
9 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.00%) User Experience
10 2 (4.00%) iPad
10 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Local Government
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) XML
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
1 2 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.00%) Handset
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 20 (40.00%) Project Management
3 17 (34.00%) ITIL
4 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) Service Management
6 8 (16.00%) ITSM
6 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.00%) ERP
9 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.00%) Process Management
10 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.00%) Apple
3 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint