The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.14% 2.38% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.73% 2.61% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -1.38%
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 £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 115 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.23% 91.27% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 51 66
Average daily rate £319 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -62.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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 +10 7 £350 - 1
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Tandem
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification