The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 17 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 17 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.17% 9.04% 13.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 9.65% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 27
Median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

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 315 311 365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.74% 93.67% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 166 172
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -10 16 £475 +18.75% 3
Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (58.70%) Project Management
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
4 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.57%) Finance
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (13.04%) CRM
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.04%) Scrum
9 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
9 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.70%) Banking
10 4 (8.70%) Retail
10 4 (8.70%) Validation
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) SAP
11 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.52%) Logistics
11 3 (6.52%) Legal
11 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
11 3 (6.52%) Change Management
11 3 (6.52%) QA
11 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) Case 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 (2.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) EDMS
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) EPoS
1 2 (4.35%) FMCG
1 2 (4.35%) LIMS
1 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Biotechnology
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) AIX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Project Management
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.04%) CRM
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
6 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Validation
8 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Case Management
8 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) Logistics
8 3 (6.52%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.52%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.35%) APMP
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) GMP
2 2 (4.35%) PMO
3 1 (2.17%) MiFID
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Acronis
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago