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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 14 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.31% 5.41% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 9.09% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£177 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.57% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -13.99%
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
80 44 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 82.47% 59.46% 60.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 59
Average daily rate £200 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -5 10 £177 -32.57%
Project Management
Northern Ireland

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 10 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Middleware
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (18.18%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) UNIX
7 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
8 3 (13.64%) Equities
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
9 2 (9.09%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) Korn
9 2 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Linux
9 2 (9.09%) Control-M
9 2 (9.09%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
General
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 10 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Junior
4 4 (18.18%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
2 3 (13.64%) Equities
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.09%) Metaprogramming
3 2 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VCP4
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.55%) F5