The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 21 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 19 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.09% 6.38% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 6.74% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Median daily rate £393 £444 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% +36.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

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
228 89 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.02% 94.68% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 36 52
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.34 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northern Ireland region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 -6 19 £393 -11.43%
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 18 (72.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) MS Project
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (36.00%) Law
6 8 (32.00%) Change Control
6 8 (32.00%) People Management
7 7 (28.00%) Prototyping
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Data Management
9 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) QlikView
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
11 2 (8.00%) ITIL
11 2 (8.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
12 1 (4.00%) Cognos

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) QlikView
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Law
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (32.00%) Change Control
5 8 (32.00%) People Management
6 7 (28.00%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) Data Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL
10 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Change Management
10 1 (4.00%) ETL
10 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
10 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
10 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos