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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 6 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 29 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.08% 5.43% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.08% 7.79% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 13
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£450 £393 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -25.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £248 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
152 154 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.79% 69.68% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 95 110
Average daily rate £355 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £42.46 £27.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.81% +115.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.23 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 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 29 July 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 +9 15 £450 +14.64% 5
Poole +1 3 £338 -20.58% 5
Wimborne +1 1 - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (40.43%) PRINCE2
2 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
4 10 (21.28%) Banking
5 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.02%) ITIL
6 8 (17.02%) MS Project
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) ERP
7 7 (14.89%) Office 365
8 6 (12.77%) MS Office
8 6 (12.77%) CRM
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) C
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) Windows
10 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.51%) Change Management
10 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
10 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.38%) Degree
11 3 (6.38%) Contact Management
11 3 (6.38%) NAS
11 3 (6.38%) Marketing
11 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Project
3 6 (12.77%) MS Office
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.26%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) ATM
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MS Access
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JBehave
1 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) CRM Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) ICT Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
1 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) AIX
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) PRINCE2
2 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) ERP
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) CRM
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Contact Management
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Server Building
8 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) C
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.38%) PMP
2 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Sage
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Dell
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards