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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 37 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.66% 6.56% 13.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.34% 10.43% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 17
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£450 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -6.08%
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
258 115 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 67.36% 62.84% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 90
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 18 £450 +20.00% 6
Wirral - 4 - - 1
Bootle - 1 - - 2
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (31.75%) PRINCE2
2 16 (25.40%) ITIL
3 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.46%) MS Office
5 10 (15.87%) Finance
6 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
7 8 (12.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
8 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (11.11%) QA
8 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.11%) ITSM
9 6 (9.52%) Service Management
9 6 (9.52%) Change Management
9 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (9.52%) Degree
10 5 (7.94%) CITP
10 5 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (7.94%) Tableau
10 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.94%) Change Control
10 5 (7.94%) CA
10 5 (7.94%) SAP
10 5 (7.94%) HNC
10 5 (7.94%) HND
10 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.94%) Migration
10 5 (7.94%) Telecoms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DHCP
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Project Manager
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Project Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Release Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Development Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) PMI
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.17%) FMCG
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
1 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) PRINCE2
2 16 (25.40%) ITIL
3 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.11%) ITSM
5 6 (9.52%) Change Management
5 6 (9.52%) Service Management
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) Change Control
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Office Management
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.17%) ERP
9 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.17%) Scrum
9 2 (3.17%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (7.94%) HNC
4 5 (7.94%) HND
4 5 (7.94%) CITP
5 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) SAP
2 5 (7.94%) Tableau
2 5 (7.94%) CA
3 3 (4.76%) NetApp
3 3 (4.76%) EMC
4 2 (3.17%) ATG
4 2 (3.17%) hybris
Bootle, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Rate: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago