The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title 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 Manager
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 39 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.35% 14.79% 19.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.16% 15.92% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 35
Average daily rate
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£353 £396 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £350 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
155 157 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.81% 92.90% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 135 114
Average daily rate £370 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Halifax region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 51 (79.69%) Finance
2 45 (70.31%) Banking
3 41 (64.06%) Retail
4 39 (60.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (50.00%) Project Management
6 13 (20.31%) Retail Banking
7 10 (15.63%) Migration
8 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (9.38%) MS Project
9 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.81%) Change Control
10 5 (7.81%) Legal
10 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.25%) Law
11 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.25%) Change Management
11 4 (6.25%) ITIL
11 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.25%) APMP
11 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
12 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (4.69%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (4.69%) Service Management
12 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
12 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
13 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
13 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
General
1 51 (79.69%) Finance
2 45 (70.31%) Banking
3 41 (64.06%) Retail
4 13 (20.31%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.81%) Legal
6 4 (6.25%) Law
7 2 (3.13%) Marketing
8 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.56%) Publishing
8 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (15.63%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) Change Control
5 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.56%) Validation
9 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.56%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.25%) APMP
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds