The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.98% 5.31% 7.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.00% 5.53% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £363 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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
225 235 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 91.46% 95.92% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 129 98
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 19
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.23% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £41.48 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 13 £480 -4.00%
Poole +5 3 £500 -2.43%
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 31 (68.89%) Project Management
2 21 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (22.22%) Banking
5 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.00%) ERP
7 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
7 8 (17.78%) Programme Management
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.56%) CRM
8 7 (15.56%) MS Project
8 7 (15.56%) Change Management
9 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) Office 365
10 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (11.11%) PMP
10 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
10 5 (11.11%) MS Office
11 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
11 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
11 4 (8.89%) Workflow
11 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
12 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
12 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (6.67%) Retail

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Project
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.44%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) ATM
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) AIX
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Project Management
2 21 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) ERP
5 8 (17.78%) Programme Management
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.56%) Change Management
6 7 (15.56%) CRM
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (11.11%) PMP
1 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Sage
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk
3 1 (2.22%) SAP