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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.30% 7.94% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.83% 12.82% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +3.44%
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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
94 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 81.74% 61.90% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 24
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £184 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 19
Average hourly rate £47.00 £62.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.80% +98.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £29.80 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £70.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 1 September 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 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (33.33%) WFM
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) MS Project
4 4 (19.05%) QA
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) JSP
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data Analytics

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (19.05%) MS Project
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.76%) Project Controller
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) WFM
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.76%) IIBA
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) HNC
4 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Kronos