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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 27 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.85% 3.13% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 3.33% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £340 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £435 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £515 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £37.05 £41.13
% change year-on-year
-15.65% -9.90%
Project Manager
County Antrim

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
158 60 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.53% 93.75% 89.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 32 58
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.51 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +50.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £15.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £17.77 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 9 December 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) PMP
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
6 2 (15.38%) Equities
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) People Management
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (15.38%) MAPM
7 1 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Equities
1 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) People Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) MAPM
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft