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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 25 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.94% 9.85% 9.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.63% 10.34% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 7
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£525 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
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
313 261 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.06% 95.26% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 176 83
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £40.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 21 (44.68%) Project Management
2 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
3 11 (23.40%) Finance
4 10 (21.28%) GAMP
4 10 (21.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
5 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (14.89%) Validation
6 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) QMS
6 7 (14.89%) GMP
6 7 (14.89%) MS Project
6 7 (14.89%) LIMS
6 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
6 7 (14.89%) GxP
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) Time Management
8 5 (10.64%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
9 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.51%) Retail
10 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.38%) Degree
10 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
10 3 (6.38%) MS Office
10 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Project
3 3 (6.38%) MS Office
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) LIMS
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.13%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Project Management
2 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (14.89%) Validation
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.89%) QMS
4 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Time Management
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 2 (4.26%) People Management
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) Kanban
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.13%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.26%) PMP
2 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) GAMP
2 7 (14.89%) GMP
2 7 (14.89%) GxP
3 1 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
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