Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 34 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.99% 8.19% 10.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.47% 8.50% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 26
Liverpool median daily rate £420 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.19% +23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £331 £313
90th Percentile £530 £525 £456
Merseyside median daily rate £408 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -9.44% +20.00% -7.69%
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 359 494 464
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 96.30% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 318 285
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +10.00%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £250
90th Percentile £538 £546 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 24
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.25 £10.15
90th Percentile £19.25 £16.68 £17.96
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -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 21 July 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 21 July 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 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.71%) PMO
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Marketing
6 3 (8.82%) QA
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (8.82%) Marketing Technology
6 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.88%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) SAP
7 2 (5.88%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing Technology
2 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.88%) IT Strategy
5 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.88%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.94%) Facilities Management
6 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PMO
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) Siebel