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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 24 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.02% 8.36% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 9.93% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 10
Median daily rate £438 £388 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +34.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £150 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.58%
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
226 302 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 75.59% 84.12% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 158 117
Median daily rate £375 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +101.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £50.50 £19.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 8 £460 +15.00% 9
Wirral -2 4 £330 -
Southport - 2 £388 - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
6 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
6 4 (12.12%) Data Acquisition
6 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
6 4 (12.12%) Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (12.12%) HTML
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 4 (12.12%) XML
6 4 (12.12%) Windows
6 4 (12.12%) Hyperion
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) MS Office

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Mingle
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (9.09%) SoftLayer
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) International Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Migration Manager
3 3 (9.09%) PMO Lead
3 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) CSS3
2 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Hyperion
3 3 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Sony
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Progress
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Workday