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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 21 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.81% 12.31% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £219 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £380 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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
77 48 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 73.33% 73.85% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 44
Average daily rate £250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £257 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 9 (42.86%) Banking
1 9 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Middleware
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 3 (14.29%) Tandem
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
6 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Legal
6 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.76%) Use Case
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
1 9 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Junior
3 4 (19.05%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 3 (14.29%) Tandem
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
5 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.76%) Use Case
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Metaprogramming
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) Korn
2 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle