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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 23 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.00% 12.03% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.45% 12.40% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 25
Median daily rate £410 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £488 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £42.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-27.38% +41.17%
Project Manager
Hampshire

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
220 363 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.65% 97.06% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 250 257
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016, 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 22 (56.41%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
3 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (10.26%) MS Project
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) MS Project Server
6 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
8 2 (5.13%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.13%) Line Management
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (5.13%) WAN
8 2 (5.13%) MPLS
8 2 (5.13%) Firewall
8 2 (5.13%) SAP
8 2 (5.13%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce

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 (10.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) MPLS
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) NGN
2 1 (2.56%) Telepresence
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
1 7 (17.95%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Dependency Management
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Line Management
7 2 (5.13%) Logistics
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) B2B
8 1 (2.56%) B2C
8 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle