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 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
Project Management
Rank 20 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.94% 13.82% 12.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.41% 20.00% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 16
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£449 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £530 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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
149 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.82% 69.11% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 75
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -11 13 £475 +4.39% 6
Wirral +2 1 - -
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
1 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
4 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) CIMA
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) MS Project
6 2 (6.45%) MS Office
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) HNC
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Office
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) WLAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Operations Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
3 2 (6.45%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (3.23%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) PMO Lead
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (3.23%) PMO Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Symfony
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Economics
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
1 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) CIMA
3 2 (6.45%) HNC
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) GMP
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Altiris
3 1 (3.23%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
Liverpool
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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