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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
South West / Dorset
Rank 15 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.38% 8.30% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 10.33% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 6
Median daily rate £390 £440 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% -0.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £325 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -21.42% +25.56%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 184 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 90.43% 80.35% 84.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 114 113
Median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 19
Median hourly rate £10.98 £42.13 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.93% +31.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 2 £413 -6.25% 2
Poole -3 1 £390 +310.52% 1
Wimborne - 1 - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) NetScreen

Project Management
Top Related 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) FabricPath
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
1 2 (12.50%) NetScreen
1 2 (12.50%) OSPF
1 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) VPLS
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
2 3 (18.75%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Manager
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Migration Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Migration Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) P3M3
7 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
1 2 (12.50%) Juniper
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
1 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard