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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.63% 12.22% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.63% 18.97% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£310 £325 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +14.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -13.99%
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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
64 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 74.42% 64.44% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 25
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.50 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) MS Project
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) QA
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) Electronics
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) PMP
6 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Adobe
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) ISEB
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.76%) MS Office
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) FrameMaker
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Project Planner
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Technical Author
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Author
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (14.29%) PMP
4 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.76%) VCP4
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe
1 1 (4.76%) HP