The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 5 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.48% 10.17% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.22% 14.81% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
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£413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 81 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 83.15% 68.64% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 37
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 18
Average hourly rate £48.92 £46.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (25.00%) MS Project
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Retail
5 5 (20.83%) WFM
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) UNIX
7 3 (12.50%) MS Office
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.50%) JSP
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) ISEB
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
8 2 (8.33%) PowerShell

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Project
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Project Planner
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Controller
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Statistics
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) WFM
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) B2B
6 1 (4.17%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) IIBA
4 1 (4.17%) APMP
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PMP
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) HNC
4 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP