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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.08% 5.77% 14.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 8.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £343 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.07%
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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
83 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 83.84% 72.12% 61.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 31
Average daily rate £330 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £171 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 12
Average hourly rate £34.57 £41.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.20 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 8 (44.44%) MS Project
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) QA
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) MCITP
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (44.44%) MS Project
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Planner
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Controller
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) JSP
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) HNC
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) APMP
4 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) HP