The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 7 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 34 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.28% 16.58% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.60% 17.20% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 6
Median daily rate £445 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.84% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
Project Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 186 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.66% 96.37% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 106 104
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 15 £445 -1.11% 4
Poole +4 13 £438 +29.62% 1
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 30 (45.45%) Project Management
2 21 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (28.79%) Finance
4 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.24%) Migration
6 15 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 12 (18.18%) Oracle
8 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (16.67%) Windows
9 10 (15.15%) Java
9 10 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
10 9 (13.64%) WebSphere
10 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 9 (13.64%) Unix
10 9 (13.64%) IIS
10 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
11 8 (12.12%) ERP
11 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
11 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.61%) SAP
12 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.61%) Banking
13 6 (9.09%) Validation
13 6 (9.09%) iPad
13 6 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (9.09%) Matrix Management
13 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
14 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (6.06%) Solvency II

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.64%) IIS
1 9 (13.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) HTML5
1 1 (1.52%) SOAP
1 1 (1.52%) Symfony
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Project Management
2 21 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (24.24%) Migration
5 15 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
9 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.12%) ERP
10 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 6 (9.09%) Matrix Management
11 6 (9.09%) Validation
12 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) Time Management
13 2 (3.03%) Data Security
13 2 (3.03%) ITIL
13 2 (3.03%) Scrum
14 1 (1.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) F5
4 1 (1.52%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.52%) Mitel