The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 27 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 21 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.74% 5.67% 12.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 8.41% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 21
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Project Management
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 226 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.60% 67.46% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 159 115
Average daily rate £365 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 42
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.69%) MS Project
4 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
5 6 (11.76%) Retail
5 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) SAP
6 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.84%) French Language
7 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
8 3 (5.88%) Service Management
8 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.88%) MS Office
8 3 (5.88%) Windows
8 3 (5.88%) Degree
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
9 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.92%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.92%) ERP
9 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Project
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.96%) Wireless
1 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) French Language
4 2 (3.92%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Coordinator
6 4 (7.84%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Commercial Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Junior
8 1 (1.96%) Project Planner
8 1 (1.96%) Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) EPoS
2 1 (1.96%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.84%) Change Management
3 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
4 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Service Management
4 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.92%) Migration
5 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) ERP
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.92%) Matrix Management
5 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL
6 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) Logistics
6 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) CISA
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Snort
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas
4 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) EMC
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