The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 12 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.62% 1.89% 13.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 2.56% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 78 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.02% 73.58% 55.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 38
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
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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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Basel III

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft