The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 12.31% 7.07% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.20% 11.29% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Average daily rate
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£296 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.74% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £288 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.15%
Project Management
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 62 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 71.54% 62.63% 65.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 40
Average daily rate £300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +1 16 £296 -23.74%
Project Management
Northern Ireland

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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
2 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Middleware
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) MS Office
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 3 (14.29%) Tandem
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Legal
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
6 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
6 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
6 2 (9.52%) Basel III
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Tandem
3 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (9.52%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
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 2 (9.52%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft