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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 27 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.86% 6.25% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 8.29% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 6
Average daily rate
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£343 £365 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% +18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £267 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £545 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 217 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.99% 75.35% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 156 64
Average daily rate £363 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) MS Project
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Retail
6 5 (15.15%) Time Management
7 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.12%) MS Office
7 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 3 (9.09%) Linux
8 3 (9.09%) UNIX
8 3 (9.09%) SAP
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (6.06%) People Management
9 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) Degree
9 2 (6.06%) SQL
9 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.03%) Scrum
10 1 (3.03%) Replication
10 1 (3.03%) VMware

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Project
3 4 (12.12%) MS Office
4 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Major Incident Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Replication
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Time Management
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) People Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CAPM
3 1 (3.03%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Snort
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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