The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 9.01% 8.55% 13.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.48% 8.95% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Median daily rate £465 £350 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.85% -19.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £286 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 306 324 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.03% 95.58% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 215 157
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Merseyside

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Merseyside

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Merseyside

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Merseyside

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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 +4 27 £470 +34.28% 4
Bootle - 1 £465 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Merseyside region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 9 (20.00%) CRM
7 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
7 8 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (15.56%) MS Project
8 7 (15.56%) Migration
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Supplier Management
9 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 5 (11.11%) Office 365
11 4 (8.89%) MS Office
11 4 (8.89%) QA
11 4 (8.89%) Project Governance
12 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
12 3 (6.67%) Case Management
12 3 (6.67%) ITIL
12 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (6.67%) Banking
12 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.67%) Scrum
12 3 (6.67%) Legal
12 3 (6.67%) Validation
13 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
13 2 (4.44%) Change Management

Project Manager Skill Set
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 1 (2.22%) Documentum
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Project
3 4 (8.89%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) EDMS
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Biotechnology
2 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.22%) LIMS
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
2 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.00%) CRM
5 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.67%) Case Management
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (6.67%) Validation
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) Data Management
10 2 (4.44%) ERP
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) COBOL
1 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.44%) APMP
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) GMP
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Acronis
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) Remedy
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
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