The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.33% 4.81% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.83% 5.62% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £305 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £365 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
Project Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
48 89 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 64.00% 85.58% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 41
Average daily rate £400 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Northern Ireland region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +1 10 £350 +7.69% 2
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) CISSP
3 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) CISA
3 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (31.25%) COBIT
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) CGEIT
3 5 (31.25%) CRISC
3 5 (31.25%) SABSA
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) Xceptor
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Information Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) SABSA
3 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
1 5 (31.25%) CISA
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) CGEIT
1 5 (31.25%) CRISC
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.25%) F5