Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Project Management
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 19 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 29 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.95% 6.69% 8.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 8.55% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 39
Merseyside median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £209
90th Percentile £580 £550 £488
North West median daily rate £420 £410 £421
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.60% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £22.00 -
North West median hourly rate £28.50 £21.02 £47.39
% change year-on-year +35.57% -55.64% +45.82%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 408 468 605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 83.78% 78.26% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 290 312
Merseyside median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £249 £183
90th Percentile £538 £513 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.21 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £19.75 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 26 £475 +15.15% 3
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 9 (31.03%) User Experience
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Case Management
5 5 (17.24%) IT Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Data Governance
6 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
6 4 (13.79%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Logistics
7 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Social Media
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) SAS
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (10.34%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (6.90%) Skype

Project Management
Co-occurring 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Maximo
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Skype
2 1 (3.45%) RFID
2 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) EPoS Manager
5 2 (6.90%) EPoS Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAS Modeller
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) Java EE
1 2 (6.90%) JSF
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) JSP
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) Servlets
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (31.03%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.90%) EPoS
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Life Science
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
1 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Case Management
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) IT Strategy
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Data Governance
4 4 (13.79%) Data Management
4 4 (13.79%) Logistics
4 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (10.34%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Adaptive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) R
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Teradata
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Concur
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) IFS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Sage
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) TSYS
3 1 (3.45%) Workday