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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 23 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.22% 20.11% 13.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.02% 21.89% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 24
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£396 £396 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
Project Manager
West Yorkshire

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
164 169 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 94.25% 91.85% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 115 174
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 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 33 (64.71%) Banking
2 25 (49.02%) Retail
3 23 (45.10%) Finance
3 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (33.33%) Project Management
5 15 (29.41%) Retail Banking
6 9 (17.65%) Change Management
7 6 (11.76%) Resource Management
8 5 (9.80%) Validation
8 5 (9.80%) Data Validation
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) MS Project
9 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.84%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
10 3 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (5.88%) Data Security
10 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
10 3 (5.88%) Change Control
10 3 (5.88%) Analytics
10 3 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.92%) Back Office
11 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
11 2 (3.92%) APMP
11 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
12 1 (1.96%) .NET

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
General
1 33 (64.71%) Banking
2 25 (49.02%) Retail
3 23 (45.10%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
1 3 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (17.65%) Change Management
4 6 (11.76%) Resource Management
5 5 (9.80%) Data Validation
5 5 (9.80%) Validation
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) Data Security
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (5.88%) Analytics
8 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.96%) Data Transformation
9 1 (1.96%) Release Management
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) APMP
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
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