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 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.10% 2.86% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.75% 3.41% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
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£450 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £330 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £370 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -8.75%
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
53 88 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 67.95% 83.81% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 61
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 6 (27.27%) UNIX
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) CGEIT
5 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) CRISC
5 5 (22.73%) SABSA
5 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (22.73%) COBIT
5 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) CISSP
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) CISA
5 5 (22.73%) CISM
5 5 (22.73%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) J2EE
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Use Case

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) Xceptor
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Security Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Information Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
1 3 (13.64%) Equities
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) BYOD
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) SABSA
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Use Case
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CISSP
1 5 (22.73%) CISA
1 5 (22.73%) CISM
1 5 (22.73%) CGEIT
1 5 (22.73%) CRISC
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (22.73%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects