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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 39 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.60% 6.00% 11.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.06% 9.92% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 13
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £28.32 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -17.31%
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
259 121 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.38% 60.50% 68.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 68 70
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £34.08 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.78% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 21 £450 +26.40% 6
Wirral - 5 £319 - 2
Birkenhead - - - - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (29.23%) PRINCE2
2 17 (26.15%) ITIL
3 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (21.54%) Finance
4 11 (16.92%) MS Office
5 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 10 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
6 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
6 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.31%) Change Management
7 8 (12.31%) QA
7 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.77%) ITSM
8 7 (10.77%) Service Management
9 6 (9.23%) SAP
9 6 (9.23%) Degree
9 6 (9.23%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (7.69%) Tableau
10 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.69%) Migration
10 5 (7.69%) CITP
10 5 (7.69%) HNC
10 5 (7.69%) HND
10 5 (7.69%) CA
10 5 (7.69%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Office
2 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP PS
1 1 (1.54%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) DHCP
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Project Manager
2 15 (23.08%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Project Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.08%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) ERP Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Auditor
8 1 (1.54%) Applications Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) PMI
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) FMCG
5 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) PRINCE2
2 17 (26.15%) ITIL
3 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.31%) Change Management
5 7 (10.77%) ITSM
5 7 (10.77%) Service Management
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.23%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (7.69%) Migration
7 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.15%) Change Control
9 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) Programme Office Management
9 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Workflow
10 2 (3.08%) Scrum
10 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.08%) ERP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 5 (7.69%) CITP
4 5 (7.69%) HNC
4 5 (7.69%) HND
4 5 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.54%) PMP
6 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) CA
3 5 (7.69%) Tableau
4 3 (4.62%) NetApp
4 3 (4.62%) EMC
5 2 (3.08%) ATG
5 2 (3.08%) hybris
6 1 (1.54%) Splunk
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
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