The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.19% 6.25% 9.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 8.53% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
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£350 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
Project Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 72.86% 73.30% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 72
Average daily rate £363 £350 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 12
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £22.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bournemouth -1 8 £325 -23.52% 6
Poole - 3 £525 - 1
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (41.38%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) MS Project
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.90%) REXX
7 2 (6.90%) RACF
7 2 (6.90%) JCL
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.90%) CICS
7 2 (6.90%) MS Office
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) UNIX
7 2 (6.90%) Windows
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) ISPF

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) CICS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) MI Manager
5 3 (10.34%) PMO Lead
6 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Writer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Lean Manufacturing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) REXX
2 2 (6.90%) JCL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MAPM
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Planview
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Sun