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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.27% 13.27% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 18.07% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
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£189 £286 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £87 £103 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £319 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.69%
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
38 83 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 69.09% 73.45% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 35
Average daily rate £200 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £110 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Information Security
4 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (31.25%) COBIT
4 5 (31.25%) CISA
4 5 (31.25%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) CISSP
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) CGEIT
4 5 (31.25%) CRISC
4 5 (31.25%) SABSA
5 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Big Data

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Information Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) SABSA
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
1 5 (31.25%) CISA
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) CGEIT
1 5 (31.25%) CRISC
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos