The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 17 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.89% 5.38% 7.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 5.56% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 22
Median daily rate £419 £425 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £523 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

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
213 252 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.67% 96.92% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 175 185
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £39.00 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) MS Project Server
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) MS Project
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Banking
6 2 (7.41%) Retail
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.70%) APMP
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Security
7 1 (3.70%) QA
7 1 (3.70%) OpenUP

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Telepresence
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) B2B
6 1 (3.70%) B2C
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) OpenUP
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Security
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) APMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto