The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 8 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 45 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.75% 7.08% 14.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.16% 7.67% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 40
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
370 339 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.61% 92.37% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 255 211
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 37 (54.41%) Project Management
2 32 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 26 (38.24%) Oracle
4 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.29%) MS Project
6 23 (33.82%) Finance
7 21 (30.88%) PMI
7 21 (30.88%) PMI Certification
8 15 (22.06%) SQL
9 14 (20.59%) MS Office
9 14 (20.59%) Windows
9 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
10 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Management
10 13 (19.12%) ITIL
10 13 (19.12%) PMP
10 13 (19.12%) Migration
11 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
12 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.24%) Programme Management
14 8 (11.76%) Time Management
15 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
15 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.29%) Data Management
16 6 (8.82%) LAN
16 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
16 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
17 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
18 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) Apache
1 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (35.29%) MS Project
2 14 (20.59%) MS Office
3 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
2 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.94%) SAN
3 2 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) PMI
2 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Project Management
2 32 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 13 (19.12%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.24%) Programme Management
5 8 (11.76%) Time Management
6 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.29%) Data Management
7 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.41%) Business Development
8 3 (4.41%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.41%) CRM
8 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.94%) Software Delivery
9 2 (2.94%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.47%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) PMI Certification
2 13 (19.12%) PMP
3 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Oracle
2 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) ATG
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