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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 4 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 54 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.74% 7.57% 8.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.79% 8.54% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 10
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£435 £513 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% +39.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £345 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.80%
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
342 164 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.02% 88.65% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 102 117
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £78 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.16 £17.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.82% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £175.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 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 +6 39 £435 -17.14% 3
Bootle - 4 - - 1
Wirral - 2 - - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (47.14%) PRINCE2
2 30 (42.86%) Project Management
3 21 (30.00%) ITIL
4 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.14%) Migration
6 11 (15.71%) Finance
6 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (11.43%) Service Management
7 8 (11.43%) ITSM
7 8 (11.43%) Programme Management
8 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.14%) Retail
10 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.14%) Change Control
11 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
11 4 (5.71%) MS Office
12 3 (4.29%) SAP
12 3 (4.29%) MS Project
12 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
12 3 (4.29%) PRINCE
12 3 (4.29%) NHS
12 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
12 3 (4.29%) Workflow
12 3 (4.29%) Local Government
12 3 (4.29%) Smartphone

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Project
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.43%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Local Government
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) XML
1 1 (1.43%) HTML
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) NHS
1 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
1 3 (4.29%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) Handset
3 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) PRINCE2
2 30 (42.86%) Project Management
3 21 (30.00%) ITIL
4 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.14%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Service Management
6 8 (11.43%) ITSM
6 8 (11.43%) Programme Management
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
9 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.29%) Workflow
11 2 (2.86%) Software Delivery
11 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) PHP
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.43%) Apple
Bootle, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Rate: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago