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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 5 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.92% 6.70% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.59% 6.88% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 7
Average daily rate £425 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £321 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £524 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +5.57%
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
185 218 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.36% 97.32% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 125 83
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £548 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 19
Average hourly rate £20.63 £32.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.54% +29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £10.33 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 13 £425 +30.76% 1
Poole +4 4 £425 -18.07%
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) Banking
6 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
8 7 (17.95%) NHS
8 7 (17.95%) Data Management
8 7 (17.95%) Change Management
9 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.82%) Matrix Management
10 5 (12.82%) ERP
11 4 (10.26%) WAN
11 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.26%) MS Project
11 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (10.26%) Office 365
12 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
12 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 3 (7.69%) Time Management
12 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (7.69%) Citrix
12 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
12 3 (7.69%) Migration
12 3 (7.69%) Service Management
13 2 (5.13%) Wireless

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Project
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) DSL
3 1 (2.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
6 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 7 (17.95%) Data Management
7 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) ERP
8 5 (12.82%) Matrix Management
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Service Management
9 3 (7.69%) Time Management
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.13%) SDLC
11 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (5.13%) ION Trading
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Mitel
3 1 (2.56%) SAP