The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Wirral 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 30 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.

Project Management
Merseyside / Wirral
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 7 7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Wirral - 5.26% 10.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year -21.42% +23.89%  

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 the Wirral with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wirral
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8 15 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Wirral 66.67% 78.95% 61.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Median daily rate £301 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.20% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Wirral

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Wirral 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 the Wirral

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wirral region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Wirral 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Case Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy