The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 34 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.15% 6.54% 16.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.04% 10.29% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £357 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £467 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
Project Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 136 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.86% 63.55% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 78 102
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +103.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 19 £325 -26.01% 4
Wirral - 3 - -
Bootle - 1 - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 26 (36.11%) PRINCE2
2 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (22.22%) Finance
4 11 (15.28%) Change Management
4 11 (15.28%) MS Office
4 11 (15.28%) ITIL
5 9 (12.50%) Change Control
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.72%) Programme Management
6 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.72%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 6 (8.33%) Degree
7 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.33%) User Experience
8 5 (6.94%) CITP
8 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
8 5 (6.94%) HNC
8 5 (6.94%) HND
9 4 (5.56%) Windows
9 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
9 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
9 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SAN
1 3 (4.17%) Intranet
1 3 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.89%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (4.17%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Project Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) PMO Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Management Accountant
6 2 (2.78%) Project Accountant
7 1 (1.39%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (1.39%) Business Manager
7 1 (1.39%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 6 (8.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) FMCG
3 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) PRINCE2
2 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.28%) Change Management
3 11 (15.28%) ITIL
4 9 (12.50%) Change Control
5 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.72%) Programme Management
5 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.72%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.17%) Data Management
8 3 (4.17%) Programme Office Management
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Logistics
8 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) COBOL
1 1 (1.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) CITP
3 5 (6.94%) HNC
3 5 (6.94%) HND
4 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.17%) PMP
6 2 (2.78%) CIMA
6 2 (2.78%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) FATCA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
2 3 (4.17%) Informatica
3 2 (2.78%) NetApp
3 2 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) NEC
4 1 (1.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) F5
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