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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 28 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.33% 6.78% 9.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.67% 10.81% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
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£413 £356 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £285 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £555 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
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
221 111 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 65.77% 62.71% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 58 91
Average daily rate £413 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 13 £394 +10.60% 7
Wirral - 3 - -
Bootle - 3 £450 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (30.88%) PRINCE2
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (19.12%) Finance
4 12 (17.65%) MS Office
5 9 (13.24%) Change Management
6 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 8 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
7 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.29%) ITSM
8 6 (8.82%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (8.82%) SAP
8 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (8.82%) Change Control
8 6 (8.82%) Degree
9 5 (7.35%) CITP
9 5 (7.35%) QA
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.35%) HNC
9 5 (7.35%) HND
9 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
9 5 (7.35%) Service Management
10 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.88%) Windows
10 4 (5.88%) PRINCE

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Office
2 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.94%) MS Project
5 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) DHCP
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Project Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.41%) PMO Lead
6 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.94%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.41%) PMI
3 2 (2.94%) FMCG
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
1 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) PRINCE2
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.24%) Change Management
4 7 (10.29%) ITSM
5 6 (8.82%) Migration
5 6 (8.82%) Change Control
6 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.35%) Service Management
7 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Matrix Management
8 3 (4.41%) Programme Office Management
8 3 (4.41%) Process Management
9 2 (2.94%) Scrum
9 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) CITP
3 5 (7.35%) HNC
3 5 (7.35%) HND
4 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) CIMA
5 1 (1.47%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) CA
3 4 (5.88%) Tableau
4 3 (4.41%) NetApp
4 3 (4.41%) EMC
5 2 (2.94%) ATG
5 2 (2.94%) hybris
6 1 (1.47%) VMware
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago