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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 25 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 5 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.48% 2.82% 15.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 3.60% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 38
Average daily rate
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£255 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £305 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £406 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
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
189 139 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 76.52% 78.53% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 81 126
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.66 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +11 9 £240 -40.00% 4
Poole - 3 £438 - 2
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
5 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.63%) MS Project
7 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.30%) vSphere
8 4 (9.30%) Banking
8 4 (9.30%) Citrix
8 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Office 365
9 3 (6.98%) Lync
9 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.98%) Linux
9 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
9 3 (6.98%) Avaya
9 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.98%) MS Office
9 3 (6.98%) UNIX

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (6.98%) Lync
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) CICS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Project
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
4 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) DTS
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Project Manager
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Business Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Business Manager
5 4 (9.30%) MI Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) PMO Lead
6 3 (6.98%) Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) jQuery
1 2 (4.65%) ISPF
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
2 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
3 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) Content Management
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Data Transformation
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) REXX
2 2 (4.65%) JCL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.65%) MCSE
1 2 (4.65%) VCP5
2 1 (2.33%) MCSD
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) RACF
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Avaya
4 3 (6.98%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Sun
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) Capita
6 1 (2.33%) Planview