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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.32% 8.25% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 13.33% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
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£177 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £344 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £28.32 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -17.31%
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
89 60 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 75.42% 61.86% 60.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 87
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £278 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 11 £177 -47.94% 3
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (20.00%) Equities
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Metaprogramming
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Korn

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Assistant Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (20.00%) Equities
2 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (13.33%) Metaprogramming
2 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.67%) F5