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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 20 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.28% 18.67% 16.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 23.31% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 30
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£390 £396 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £314 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
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
123 133 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.34% 80.12% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 92 146
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Change Management
3 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
5 7 (33.33%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) MS Project
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) SLA
8 3 (14.29%) Service Management
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
8 3 (14.29%) Release Management
8 3 (14.29%) Change Control
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
9 2 (9.52%) APMP
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.76%) ITSM
10 1 (4.76%) ISEB
10 1 (4.76%) BMC
10 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
10 1 (4.76%) Remedy
10 1 (4.76%) MS Excel

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (19.05%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Change Management
2 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) APMP
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) BMC
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy
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