The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.76% 6.35% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.04% 7.21% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £414 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 111 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.55% 88.10% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 38
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £70.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Portsmouth region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Portsmouth region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Project Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Retail
4 7 (58.33%) WFM
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) MS Project
7 1 (8.33%) HNC
7 1 (8.33%) HND
7 1 (8.33%) Kronos
7 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Social Media
7 1 (8.33%) Data Centre

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) WFM
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Kronos