The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Project Manager
Rank 35 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.41% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £378 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 224 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 89.80% 91.06% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 131 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £22.60 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Business Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Business Project Manager
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Business 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 Business Project Manager in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Business Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Business 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 Business Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB