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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.18% 7.34% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.98% 9.52% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £444 £168 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+164.92% -44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £144 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £247 £328
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 £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
82 84 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 83.67% 77.06% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 14
Average daily rate £325 £168 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 7 £444 +164.92% 5
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) PMP
4 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Project Governance

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Deployment Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Rollout Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Rollout Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle