The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.90% 6.06% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 8.11% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
Project Management
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.76% 74.75% 67.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 21
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Primavera
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) People Management
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Escalation Management
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Deployment Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Deployment Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Rollout Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Rollout Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Escalation Management
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) People Management
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCDPM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft