The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Project Planning
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -48 +5  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.85% 3.96% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 4.82% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £275 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

Project Planning 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 298 83 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 84.90% 82.18% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 42 31
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.11% -31.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Northern Ireland

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Northern Ireland

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 June 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 -46 2 £275 -12.00% 1
Project Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) PMO
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) KDB
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) ETRM
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (14.29%) Equities
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio

Project Planning
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) KDB
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Endur Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) OpenLink Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
3 1 (14.29%) ETRM
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) OpenLink
1 1 (14.29%) Sun