The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 17 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 26 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.00% 11.86% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.41% 12.47% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £502 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
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
309 393 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.08% 95.16% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 194 111
Median daily rate £385 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Median hourly rate £14.17 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £135.00 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -7 22 £400 +2.56% 2
Bootle - 4 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 31 (58.49%) Project Management
2 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
3 12 (22.64%) Finance
4 11 (20.75%) Banking
5 10 (18.87%) SDLC
6 9 (16.98%) Change Management
7 8 (15.09%) Migration
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.32%) Information Security
8 6 (11.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (11.32%) SWIFT
8 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Unix
10 4 (7.55%) Linux
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle
10 4 (7.55%) Hyperion
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
10 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (7.55%) Data Acquisition

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) SWIFT
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Project Management
2 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.87%) SDLC
4 9 (16.98%) Change Management
5 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.09%) Migration
5 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.32%) Analytics
6 6 (11.32%) Information Security
6 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.55%) Data Acquisition
8 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.66%) Change Control
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Hyperion
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) ArcSight