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 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 Manager
Rank 16 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.25% 5.37% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 6.06% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -17.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.64 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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
159 132 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 90.34% 88.59% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 81 74
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.39 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) WAN
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.70%) NHS
8 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
8 2 (8.70%) QA
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) Banking
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (4.35%) Logistics

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Logistics
7 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Pegasus