Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £481 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 25 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.27% 4.64% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.68% 4.83% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 16
Liverpool median daily rate £481 £456 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% -0.27% +20.39%
10th Percentile £298 £339 £396
90th Percentile £538 £535 £650
Merseyside median daily rate £483 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +4.32% +2.78% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 374 352 402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 96.17% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 247 265
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +2.58% -3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £164 £194
90th Percentile £588 £554 £588
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 22
Liverpool median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.01 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.80 £18.87 £25.01
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75% +6.67%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 15 (60.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) PMP
5 4 (16.00%) Legal
6 3 (12.00%) Automotive
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) PMO
7 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) DNA
8 1 (4.00%) SMS
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) NHS
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD

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 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 3 (12.00%) Automotive
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) DNA
7 1 (4.00%) Logistics
7 1 (4.00%) Practice Management
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (16.00%) PMP
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Dell
1 1 (4.00%) EMC
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) IBM