The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 24 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 10.04% 10.62% 15.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.48% 11.01% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 26
Median daily rate £475 £363 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.00% -28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 229 218 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.82% 96.46% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 146 145
Median daily rate £368 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -1.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.65 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.67 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 24 April 2017, 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 Liverpool region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Finance
5 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 9 (23.68%) CRM
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.79%) Supplier Management
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.16%) Banking
10 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.16%) Office 365
11 4 (10.53%) Change Management
11 4 (10.53%) Validation
11 4 (10.53%) Scrum
12 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
12 3 (7.89%) Legal
12 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
12 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (7.89%) ITIL
12 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (7.89%) Case Management
12 3 (7.89%) QA
12 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (5.26%) APMP
13 2 (5.26%) Acronis

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 (2.63%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) EDMS
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) LIMS
2 1 (2.63%) Biotechnology
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 9 (23.68%) CRM
5 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.79%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.79%) Supplier Management
7 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Validation
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Case Management
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL
10 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Project Governance
10 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) COBOL
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.26%) APMP
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) GMP
3 1 (2.63%) MiFID
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Acronis
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle