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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 14 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.86% 14.52% 12.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 18.37% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 16
Median daily rate £311 £300 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £90 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.80%
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
112 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 78.87% 79.03% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 64
Median daily rate £363 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £91 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +2 14 £311 +3.66%
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 4 (20.00%) MS Project
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
5 2 (10.00%) Social Media
5 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) ICT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) ICT Support
3 3 (15.00%) ICT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) AIX
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Solaris
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft