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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.00% 2.56% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 4.55% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +23.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 132 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 60.00% 56.41% 66.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 80 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Management
County Antrim

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Basel III
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Engagement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft