The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
North West / Merseyside
Rank 7 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 36 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.11% 9.44% 10.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.14% 11.64% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 13
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £678 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -21.42% +25.56%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 274 275 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.57% 81.12% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 185 122
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Merseyside

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Merseyside

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Merseyside

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Merseyside

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +12 32 £450 +20.00% 8
Bootle +2 2 £395 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Finance
4 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
5 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.36%) CRM
9 8 (14.55%) MS Project
10 7 (12.73%) Change Management
10 7 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
11 6 (10.91%) Target Operating Model
11 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
11 6 (10.91%) Programme Management
11 6 (10.91%) MS Office
12 5 (9.09%) ITIL
12 5 (9.09%) PMO
12 5 (9.09%) QA
13 4 (7.27%) Office 365
13 4 (7.27%) Analytics
13 4 (7.27%) Project Governance
13 4 (7.27%) Line Management
13 4 (7.27%) Banking
13 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (7.27%) Windows
13 4 (7.27%) SQL Server

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (3.64%) CMS
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Project
3 6 (10.91%) MS Office
4 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) EDMS
3 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) International Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.55%) IT Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
5 4 (7.27%) CRM Manager
5 4 (7.27%) CRM Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Communications Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Content Designer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Communications Manager
7 2 (3.64%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Content Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.64%) Ajax
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (3.64%) CSS3
3 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.64%) JSON
3 2 (3.64%) WCF
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) Laravel
4 1 (1.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Animation
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.82%) LIMS
4 1 (1.82%) Photography
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) CRM
5 7 (12.73%) Change Management
5 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
6 6 (10.91%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
6 6 (10.91%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL
8 4 (7.27%) Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) Line Management
8 4 (7.27%) Project Governance
9 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Case Management
9 3 (5.45%) Coaching
9 3 (5.45%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.64%) APMP
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PMO
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
2 1 (1.82%) GMP
2 1 (1.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Acronis
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
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