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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.50% 12.90% 9.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.93% 17.78% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
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£353 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
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
151 135 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.50% 72.58% 79.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 78 99
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £551 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -3 7 £375 +7.14% 8
Poole -3 6 £340 +4.61%
Wimborne - 1 - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2
2 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.69%) ERP
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.79%) Windows
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) C
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) Contact Management
7 3 (10.34%) MS Project
7 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 2 (6.90%) MS Office
8 2 (6.90%) .NET
8 2 (6.90%) Solaris
8 2 (6.90%) Linux

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.45%) JBehave
1 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) ERP
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) Contact Management
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.90%) High Availability
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
1 4 (13.79%) C
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
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