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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 53 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.57% 13.87% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 15.10% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 13
Average daily rate £356 £445 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.94% -13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £352 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
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
298 351 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.60% 91.88% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 158 104
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.42 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £19.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 25 £375 -16.20% 3
Wirral +2 1 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (53.06%) Project Management
2 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2
4 12 (24.49%) Finance
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) QA
8 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
8 5 (10.20%) Banking
9 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.16%) Unix
9 4 (8.16%) Linux
9 4 (8.16%) MS Office
9 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.12%) SDLC
10 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.12%) CA PPM
10 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.12%) WAN
10 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
10 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (6.12%) CA
10 3 (6.12%) NHS
10 3 (6.12%) Information Security

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Project Management
2 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2
4 8 (16.33%) Change Management
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.12%) Information Security
8 3 (6.12%) SDLC
8 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.08%) Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Change Control
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.08%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
9 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) AAT
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) CA
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
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