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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 19 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.66% 8.76% 13.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.01% 9.31% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 36
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -12.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
Project Manager
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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
322 333 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.12% 94.07% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 245 180
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 9 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.13% +97.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £42.75 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 39 (54.93%) Project Management
2 33 (46.48%) Finance
3 31 (43.66%) PRINCE2
4 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 25 (35.21%) MS Project
6 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (23.94%) SQL
8 15 (21.13%) Oracle
9 13 (18.31%) MS Office
9 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
9 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
10 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (16.90%) Windows
10 12 (16.90%) PMI
10 12 (16.90%) PMP
10 12 (16.90%) PMI Certification
10 12 (16.90%) ITIL
11 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
12 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
13 9 (12.68%) Banking
14 7 (9.86%) Time Management
14 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
14 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
15 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (7.04%) CRM
16 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
17 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
17 4 (5.63%) Linux
17 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (5.63%) Migration

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.41%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Project
2 13 (18.31%) MS Office
3 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) SAP FS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) Extranet
2 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.68%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.90%) PMI
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 2 (2.82%) LIMS
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Project Management
2 31 (43.66%) PRINCE2
3 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.90%) ITIL
4 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
6 7 (9.86%) Time Management
7 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 4 (5.63%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.23%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.23%) Business Development
10 3 (4.23%) Wealth Management
10 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.82%) Validation
11 2 (2.82%) Quality Management
11 2 (2.82%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (2.82%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) PMP
1 12 (16.90%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) GAMP
2 2 (2.82%) GMP
2 2 (2.82%) GxP
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Ariba
4 1 (1.41%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.41%) ATG
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