The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 10 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 37 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.30% 7.44% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.07% 9.09% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 9
Median daily rate £326 £444 £177
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +150.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £588 £242
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -21.42% +25.56%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 194 99 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.46% 81.82% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 45 53
Median daily rate £403 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.16% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £109 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -88.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contractor 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 in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management 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 24 March 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 37 £326 -25.48% 4
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) MS Project
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco
5 15 (28.30%) Network Design
6 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
8 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.98%) Banking
8 9 (16.98%) OSPF
8 9 (16.98%) BGP
8 9 (16.98%) EIGRP
8 9 (16.98%) CCNP
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (15.09%) Juniper
9 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
9 8 (15.09%) Law
9 8 (15.09%) Retail
9 8 (15.09%) Retail Banking
9 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
9 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
9 8 (15.09%) Change Control
9 8 (15.09%) People Management
9 8 (15.09%) Arista
10 7 (13.21%) PMO
10 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.21%) SQL
11 6 (11.32%) ITIL
11 6 (11.32%) Linux

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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Project
2 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
4 5 (9.43%) MS Office
4 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) BGP
1 9 (16.98%) EIGRP
1 9 (16.98%) OSPF
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Law
3 8 (15.09%) Retail
3 8 (15.09%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Design Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Change Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Project Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Change and Release Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Transformation Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) AIX
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Solaris
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Network Design
3 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.09%) Change Control
5 8 (15.09%) People Management
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 6 (11.32%) Prototyping
8 5 (9.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management
9 3 (5.66%) Data Management
9 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.66%) Service Management
10 2 (3.77%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Perl
2 4 (7.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) CCNP
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) PMP
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) Arista
2 8 (15.09%) Juniper
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
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