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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
North West / Merseyside
Rank 15 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 23 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.09% 6.21% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.50% 7.53% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 7
Median daily rate £483 £265 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.07% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £323 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.47
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.16%

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
200 279 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.05% 82.54% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 164 93
Median daily rate £480 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +15 21 £508 +65.71% 10
Wirral -6 1 £330 +51.72%
Bootle - 1 £465 - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.12%) Windows
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.12%) MS Project
7 4 (12.12%) MS Office
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.12%) Office 365
8 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Banking
8 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (9.09%) Google
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) CSS
8 3 (9.09%) HTML
8 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 1 (3.03%) Drupal
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Project
3 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
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
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) International Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.12%) CRM Manager
3 4 (12.12%) CRM Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.06%) ERP Manager
5 2 (6.06%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
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%) CSS3
2 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) WCF
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Laravel
3 1 (3.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.18%) CRM
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 3 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.06%) Case Management
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
7 2 (6.06%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
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 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Progress
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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