The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.55% 11.60% 15.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 16.28% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 27
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£375 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £459 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 129 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.14% 71.27% 77.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 132
Average daily rate £415 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
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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 23 July 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 20 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (43.75%) Change Management
3 14 (43.75%) Banking
4 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 9 (28.13%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
6 5 (15.63%) MS Project
6 5 (15.63%) Change Control
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
8 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) SLA
8 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Time Management
9 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (6.25%) APMP
9 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (6.25%) ISEB
9 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (6.25%) Business Objects

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (15.63%) MS Project
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Retail
4 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (9.38%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Office Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (43.75%) Change Management
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.38%) Release Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) APMP
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) EMIR
3 1 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.13%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.13%) BMC
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £276 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago