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 April 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 Apr 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 26 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.88% 19.77% 23.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.06% 21.08% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 21
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£373 £396 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £457 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +0.80%
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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
144 166 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.51% 93.79% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 133 71
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 April 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 52 (77.61%) Finance
2 46 (68.66%) Retail
3 45 (67.16%) Banking
4 44 (65.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (61.19%) Project Management
6 16 (23.88%) Retail Banking
7 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
8 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.96%) Migration
10 6 (8.96%) MS Project
10 6 (8.96%) Legal
11 5 (7.46%) SAP
11 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle
11 5 (7.46%) General Ledger
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (7.46%) Change Control
12 4 (5.97%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (5.97%) Line Management
12 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
12 4 (5.97%) MS Office
13 3 (4.48%) PMP
13 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
13 3 (4.48%) PRINCE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (8.96%) MS Project
3 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Network Security
General
1 52 (77.61%) Finance
2 46 (68.66%) Retail
3 45 (67.16%) Banking
4 16 (23.88%) Retail Banking
5 6 (8.96%) Legal
6 5 (7.46%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.99%) Marketing
8 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Mobile Payment
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (61.19%) Project Management
3 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
5 6 (8.96%) Migration
5 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.46%) Change Control
7 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.97%) Line Management
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.48%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.99%) Change Management
9 2 (2.99%) ITIL
9 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.99%) Cash Management
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.48%) PMP
2 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.99%) CIMA
3 2 (2.99%) APMP
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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