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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 20 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.43% 12.57% 15.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.49% 16.90% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 27
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£375 £396 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £396 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +5.35%
Project Management
West Yorkshire

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
137 142 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.29% 74.35% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 96 129
Average daily rate £413 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (48.15%) Change Management
4 11 (40.74%) Banking
5 9 (33.33%) Retail
6 5 (18.52%) Change Control
6 5 (18.52%) MS Project
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Release Management
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) SLA
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (7.41%) QA
9 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.41%) ISEB
9 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (7.41%) APMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (18.52%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 9 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (48.15%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) Change Control
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) APMP
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) MiFID
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.70%) EMIR
3 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy
1 1 (3.70%) BMC
1 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
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