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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 18 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.37% 7.32% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 7.69% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Median daily rate £393 £444 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £425 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

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
210 78 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.67% 95.12% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 31 45
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £252 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
3 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 9 (37.50%) Law
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 8 (33.33%) Change Control
5 8 (33.33%) People Management
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.67%) Data Management
7 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) QlikView
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Change Management
9 2 (8.33%) SQL
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team

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 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
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 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 8 (33.33%) Change Control
5 8 (33.33%) People Management
6 7 (29.17%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Change Management
10 1 (4.17%) ETL
10 1 (4.17%) ITIL
10 1 (4.17%) Product Management
10 1 (4.17%) Service Management
10 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft