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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 22 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.17% 6.51% 11.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.42% 7.80% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 21
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£356 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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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
134 141 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.24% 83.43% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 123 91
Average daily rate £370 £415 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 35 (83.33%) Finance
2 32 (76.19%) Banking
3 29 (69.05%) Retail
3 29 (69.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (26.19%) Retail Banking
5 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (9.52%) Legal
7 4 (9.52%) MS Project
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) APMP
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco
9 2 (4.76%) Windows
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) EMC
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.76%) VMware
9 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
9 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.52%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
General
1 35 (83.33%) Finance
2 32 (76.19%) Banking
3 29 (69.05%) Retail
4 11 (26.19%) Retail Banking
5 4 (9.52%) Legal
6 2 (4.76%) Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Lead Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Junior
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Communications Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Training Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Programme Office Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.38%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) People Management
6 1 (2.38%) SDLC
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (9.52%) APMP
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) EMC
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco