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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 9 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 34 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.77% 8.06% 8.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.18% 8.77% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £521 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £408 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
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
304 171 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.36% 91.94% 91.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 98 79
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 11
Average hourly rate £12.42 £17.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -3 22 £423 +9.03% 2
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 23 (43.40%) PRINCE2
1 23 (43.40%) Project Management
2 19 (35.85%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) NHS
6 5 (9.43%) MS Office
6 5 (9.43%) Service Management
6 5 (9.43%) ITSM
6 5 (9.43%) Finance
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) VMware
7 4 (7.55%) MS Project
7 4 (7.55%) Windows
7 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
7 4 (7.55%) SAP
8 3 (5.66%) WAN
8 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Banking
9 2 (3.77%) Retail
9 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.77%) Local Government
9 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
9 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) DHCP
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.89%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Local Government
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) PRINCE2
1 23 (43.40%) Project Management
2 19 (35.85%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
5 5 (9.43%) ITSM
5 5 (9.43%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) ERP
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.77%) Change Control
8 1 (1.89%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (1.89%) Release Management
8 1 (1.89%) Budget Control
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.89%) Data Governance
8 1 (1.89%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) PHP
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) VCP4
3 2 (3.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.89%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
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