Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Manager
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 23 16
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 33 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.87% 5.95% 7.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 6.16% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 20
Liverpool median daily rate £456 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +17.19% -
10th Percentile £305 £350 £313
90th Percentile £538 £594 £430
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £469 £400
% change year-on-year -9.33% +17.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate £25.20 - -
Merseyside median hourly rate £25.20 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 355 422 449
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 96.57% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 282 266
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +1.31% +9.29%
10th Percentile £213 £184 £219
90th Percentile £586 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £378 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -2.58% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 24
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.38 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.96% -9.34% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.56 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.34 £18.08 £23.93
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.34
% change year-on-year +17.31% -9.34% -4.40%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Liverpool

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Liverpool

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Liverpool over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Liverpool

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Liverpool

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Project Management
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Legal
4 5 (15.15%) PMO
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
5 4 (12.12%) QA
6 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) PMP
6 3 (9.09%) Automotive
6 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) SMS
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SMS
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PMO
2 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com