The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 27 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.88% 12.82% 15.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.71% 15.04% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 10
Average daily rate
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£378 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £314 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 133 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 73.43% 85.26% 73.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 101 60
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 27 (67.50%) Retail
3 25 (62.50%) Banking
4 19 (47.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (27.50%) Retail Banking
6 9 (22.50%) Change Management
7 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) MS Project
9 6 (15.00%) MS Office
9 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) APMP
10 5 (12.50%) Change Control
10 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
12 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
13 2 (5.00%) Oracle
13 2 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
13 2 (5.00%) SAP
13 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (5.00%) PMP
13 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
13 2 (5.00%) Legal
13 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
13 2 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
13 2 (5.00%) General Ledger

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (15.00%) MS Project
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 27 (67.50%) Retail
3 25 (62.50%) Banking
4 11 (27.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (22.50%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Line Management
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Content Management
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.50%) Validation
8 1 (2.50%) Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Project Governance
8 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.50%) Analytics
8 1 (2.50%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) APMP
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) SAP