The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wirral region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 5 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 14.81% - 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.05% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
Project Management
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wirral region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wirral
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 77.78% 50.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £313 £325 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +182.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Wirral region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

Project Management
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware