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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.90% 2.54% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.24% 3.06% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £330 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £370 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -10.71%
Project Management
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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
58 98 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 69.05% 83.05% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 65
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 2 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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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 +4 10 £475 +35.71% 5
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 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 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) CISA
5 5 (23.81%) CISM
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) CISSP
5 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
5 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (23.81%) COBIT
5 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) CGEIT
5 5 (23.81%) CRISC
5 5 (23.81%) SABSA
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) Xceptor
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Security Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Information Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
1 3 (14.29%) Equities
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) BYOD
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) SABSA
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
1 5 (23.81%) CISA
1 5 (23.81%) CISM
1 5 (23.81%) CGEIT
1 5 (23.81%) CRISC
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (23.81%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.76%) F5