The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 16 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.19% 10.66% 14.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 11.16% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 33
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£463 £500 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +34.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 233 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.95% 95.49% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 138 165
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -31.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 +3 3 £500 +32.01%
Poole -5 3 £513 +2.50% 2
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 19 (55.88%) Project Management
2 17 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) MS Project
5 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
7 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (11.76%) Banking
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) Document Management
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Marketing
8 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
9 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
9 2 (5.88%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
9 2 (5.88%) Windows
9 2 (5.88%) C
9 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Project
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Project Management
2 17 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
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