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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 15 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 46 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.50% 6.04% 9.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.19% 6.41% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 18
Average daily rate
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£459 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +5.00%
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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
411 359 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.84% 94.23% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 270 163
Average daily rate £388 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 49
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 26 (37.68%) Project Management
2 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (28.99%) Finance
4 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 13 (18.84%) GAMP
5 13 (18.84%) MS Project
5 13 (18.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
6 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
7 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (13.04%) QMS
8 9 (13.04%) GMP
8 9 (13.04%) GxP
8 9 (13.04%) LIMS
8 9 (13.04%) Quality Management
8 9 (13.04%) Validation
8 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.59%) Banking
10 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
10 7 (10.14%) Time Management
11 6 (8.70%) Migration
11 6 (8.70%) ITIL
12 5 (7.25%) SQL
13 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
13 4 (5.80%) MS Office
13 4 (5.80%) Linux
13 4 (5.80%) CRM
13 4 (5.80%) Degree
13 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Project
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) SAP FS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) Extranet
2 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.59%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) LIMS
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Project Management
2 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (13.04%) QMS
5 9 (13.04%) Quality Management
5 9 (13.04%) Validation
5 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) Time Management
6 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 6 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.35%) Scrum
10 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.90%) Business Development
10 2 (2.90%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
1 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.45%) PMP
2 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) GAMP
2 9 (13.04%) GMP
2 9 (13.04%) GxP
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Ariba
3 1 (1.45%) Pegasus
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