Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 17 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.58% 5.87% 5.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 6.20% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 22
Liverpool median daily rate £456 £458 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.27% +25.34% -14.12%
10th Percentile £339 £396 £259
90th Percentile £535 £650 £450
Merseyside median daily rate £463 £450 £378
% change year-on-year +2.78% +19.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 357 403 522
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 94.60% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 266 307
Liverpool median daily rate £398 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.91% -3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £166 £183 £166
90th Percentile £550 £588 £505
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 33
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +9.41%
10th Percentile £10.01 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £18.87 £25.01 £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) PMO
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Market Research
6 1 (5.88%) SaaS
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (5.88%) SFIA
6 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (5.88%) Workday
6 1 (5.88%) GDPR
6 1 (5.88%) A/B Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Project Governance

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) RFID
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Online Games
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Facilities Management
6 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.88%) Market Research
6 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Rapid7
1 1 (5.88%) Workday