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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 12 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.32% 7.69% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.16% 13.11% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £360 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -6.25%
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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 61 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 60.16% 58.65% 61.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 40
Average daily rate £393 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 7
Average hourly rate £70.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) PMP
3 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Electronics
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.00%) FrameMaker
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.00%) Author
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Change and Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PMP
1 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Epicor
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.00%) SAP