The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 17 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 23 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.45% 5.77% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.80% 6.06% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
Median daily rate £388 £444 £172
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +157.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £425 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £176
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -8.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
213 99 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.82% 95.19% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 45 47
Median daily rate £358 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £109 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Belfast region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Belfast region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) MS Project
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 9 (37.50%) People Management
4 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 9 (37.50%) Law
5 8 (33.33%) Change Control
6 7 (29.17%) Prototyping
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Data Management
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
10 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (8.33%) Degree
10 2 (8.33%) QlikView
10 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.33%) SQL
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 1 (4.17%) SAP

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) QlikView
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (37.50%) Law
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) People Management
3 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 8 (33.33%) Change Control
5 7 (29.17%) Prototyping
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Change Management
9 1 (4.17%) ETL
9 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos
1 1 (4.17%) SAP