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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 19 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.11% 10.19% 11.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.47% 10.95% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 29
Average daily rate £400 £538 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
241 347 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.26% 93.03% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 214 191
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (63.41%) Project Management
2 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.83%) MS Project
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Migration
5 9 (21.95%) PMI
5 9 (21.95%) PMI Certification
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) Finance
6 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
8 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
10 4 (9.76%) LAN
10 4 (9.76%) MS Office
10 4 (9.76%) Windows
10 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Time Management
11 3 (7.32%) Remote Infrastructure Management
11 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
11 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
11 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
11 3 (7.32%) Data Management
11 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (7.32%) SQL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Project
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.88%) EDRMS
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) PMI
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Project Management
2 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
3 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Migration
5 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Management
8 3 (7.32%) ERP
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.32%) Remote Infrastructure Management
8 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.88%) Records Management
9 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.44%) CRM
10 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.44%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) PMI Certification
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) PMP
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) AAT
5 1 (2.44%) ACCA
5 1 (2.44%) CIMA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Epicor
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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