The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 9 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.05% 8.57% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.70% 9.55% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £336 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
355 220 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.92% 89.80% 91.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 119 130
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 9
Average hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.50 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Merseyside region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Merseyside region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +5 23 £380 -8.43% 3
Wirral -1 1 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 44 (48.35%) Project Management
2 26 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (24.18%) Finance
5 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.89%) User Experience
8 8 (8.79%) Change Control
9 7 (7.69%) Migration
10 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.59%) Matrix Management
10 6 (6.59%) Banking
10 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.59%) MS Office
10 6 (6.59%) ITIL
10 6 (6.59%) Change Management
10 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
11 5 (5.49%) PRINCE
11 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
11 5 (5.49%) Oracle
11 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.49%) Retail
11 5 (5.49%) iPad
12 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.40%) FATCA
12 4 (4.40%) FMCG
12 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.20%) IIS
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Intranet
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
2 2 (2.20%) DHCP
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
2 1 (1.10%) DB2
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) Velocity
3 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) User Experience
2 5 (5.49%) iPad
3 4 (4.40%) FMCG
4 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) BYOD
5 1 (1.10%) PMI
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Tandem
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) AIX
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) Project Management
2 26 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 8 (8.79%) Change Control
7 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.59%) Matrix Management
8 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.59%) Change Management
8 6 (6.59%) ITIL
9 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.49%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.40%) ERP
10 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.40%) Data Management
10 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) PMP
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) Degree
6 1 (1.10%) CCNA
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) FATCA
2 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Informatica
4 2 (2.20%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
4 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago