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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 8 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 30 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.36% 8.57% 13.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.35% 10.53% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 15
Average daily rate £400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £343 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
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
209 171 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.17% 81.43% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 91 93
Average daily rate £440 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 13 £400 +6.66%
Poole +6 9 £425 -15.00% 5
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (48.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (32.00%) ITIL
4 13 (26.00%) Finance
5 12 (24.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (14.00%) Banking
8 6 (12.00%) Windows
8 6 (12.00%) SAP
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (10.00%) Java
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle
9 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.00%) Validation
10 4 (8.00%) VMware
10 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
10 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) IIS
10 4 (8.00%) Unix
10 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.00%) ERP
10 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
10 4 (8.00%) Cisco
10 4 (8.00%) Sun
10 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (8.00%) IIS
1 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) MS Project
5 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) BGP
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.00%) FabricPath
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 2 (4.00%) NAS
2 2 (4.00%) NetScreen
2 2 (4.00%) OSPF
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (4.00%) VLAN
2 2 (4.00%) VoIP
2 2 (4.00%) VPLS
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) PABX
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) DTS
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.00%) IT Manager
2 9 (18.00%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Migration Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Payroll Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) ERP Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (32.00%) ITIL
4 12 (24.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) ERP
6 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.00%) SDLC
6 4 (8.00%) Validation
6 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) BPMN
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (6.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CRISC
5 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) vCloud
2 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) Sun
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) EMC
5 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) ION Trading
5 2 (4.00%) Juniper
5 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.00%) Mitel
6 1 (2.00%) Planview