The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 17 4 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 14 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.54% 15.74% 8.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.02% 23.13% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 9
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£426 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £529 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.75 - £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 160 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 59.35% 68.09% 67.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 95 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £482 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 20
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.84% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £16.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Project Management
North West

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -14 12 £439 +1.56% 4
Southport - - - - 1
St Helens - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) MCSE
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) MS Project
6 2 (7.41%) MS Office
6 2 (7.41%) HNC
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITSM
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) CIMA
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) FMCG

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 2 (7.41%) MS Office
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Change Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Officer
4 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (3.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Symfony
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Economics
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) CESG
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITSM
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Logistics
7 1 (3.70%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) HNC
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CIMA
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Altiris
3 1 (3.70%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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