Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.63% 5.49% 10.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 7.25% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 29
Dorset median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £173 £343 £225
90th Percentile £501 £589 £552
South West median daily rate £410 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +5.81% - -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Dorset median hourly rate £38.43 - £35.00
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -29.49% +59.18%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 247 331 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.52% 75.74% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 240 176
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £195 £231 £231
90th Percentile £507 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.91 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Dorset

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Dorset

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Dorset

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Dorset

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +3 6 £350 -12.50% 3
Bournemouth -1 1 £488 +8.33% 2
Project Management
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (9.09%) PMO
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Local Government
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) BPR
5 1 (9.09%) C

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP