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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 28 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.30% 12.93% 16.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.73% 16.10% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 14
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£396 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £447 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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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
118 118 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.12% 80.27% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 90 74
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 32 (78.05%) Finance
2 30 (73.17%) Retail
3 29 (70.73%) Banking
4 22 (53.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (29.27%) Retail Banking
6 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
6 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
8 7 (17.07%) MS Office
9 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
10 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.20%) Change Management
11 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (9.76%) SAP
11 4 (9.76%) Oracle
11 4 (9.76%) MS Project
11 4 (9.76%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (9.76%) Change Control
11 4 (9.76%) APMP
11 4 (9.76%) General Ledger
11 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
12 3 (7.32%) Line Management
12 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
12 3 (7.32%) Legal
13 2 (4.88%) Mobile Commerce
13 2 (4.88%) PMP
13 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
13 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
4 4 (9.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
General
1 32 (78.05%) Finance
2 30 (73.17%) Retail
3 29 (70.73%) Banking
4 12 (29.27%) Retail Banking
5 4 (9.76%) General Ledger
6 3 (7.32%) Legal
7 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Project Manager
2 3 (7.32%) Lead Project Manager
2 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
2 3 (7.32%) Analyst
2 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
2 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (4.88%) Administrator
3 2 (4.88%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (2.44%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Programme Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (2.44%) Consultant
4 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Project Administrator
4 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
3 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Change Control
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Line Management
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Project Governance
8 1 (2.44%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (9.76%) APMP
2 2 (4.88%) PMP
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle