Period
to 27 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Manager
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 377 224 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.10% 6.18% 8.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.70% 6.64% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 165 278
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £335 £300 £306
90th Percentile £525 £533 £525
South East median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.94% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -34.52% +23.53%
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £27.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +48.18% -34.52% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,522 3,375 3,970
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 93.08% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,051 2,063 2,585
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £256
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 257 199
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +15.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +7.43%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Hampshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Hampshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Hampshire over the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Hampshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Hampshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 27 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +15 34 £450 +13.92% 4
Basingstoke -9 30 £340 +23.64% 2
Farnborough +4 26 £425 -2.30% 3
Portsmouth +10 25 £456 +10.61% 2
Hook +19 24 £382 +14.03%
Fareham +12 24 £475 +23.38% 1
Winchester +4 22 £365 -8.75% 2
Havant -3 15 £456 -1.35%
Eastleigh +4 14 £488 +5.41% 3
Aldershot +1 12 £460 -14.42%
Andover +6 4 £356 - 2
Gosport - 1 - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 186 (49.34%) Project Management
2 125 (33.16%) PRINCE2
3 107 (28.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (23.87%) Finance
5 78 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 72 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (18.83%) SC Cleared
8 44 (11.67%) Telecoms
9 41 (10.88%) PMP
10 38 (10.08%) Change Management
11 37 (9.81%) Migration
11 37 (9.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 37 (9.81%) Waterfall
12 36 (9.55%) Retail
13 33 (8.75%) Supplier Management
13 33 (8.75%) Microsoft
14 32 (8.49%) QA
15 25 (6.63%) PMI Certification
15 25 (6.63%) Project Governance
16 23 (6.10%) Microsoft Project
17 22 (5.84%) Project Planning
17 22 (5.84%) GDPR
18 21 (5.57%) Resource Allocation
18 21 (5.57%) Matrix Organization
19 20 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
21 18 (4.77%) Oracle
21 18 (4.77%) Billing
22 17 (4.51%) SDLC

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 17 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.27%) CMS
3 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (6.10%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.53%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.45%) Office 365
3 8 (2.12%) SaaS
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
4 3 (0.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.39%) WAN
2 8 (2.12%) Firewall
3 5 (1.33%) Internet
3 5 (1.33%) MPLS
3 5 (1.33%) Network Security
4 4 (1.06%) MVNO
4 4 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.80%) 2G
5 3 (0.80%) 4G
5 3 (0.80%) LTE
5 3 (0.80%) Skype
5 3 (0.80%) VPN
6 2 (0.53%) Broadband
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.53%) DNS
6 2 (0.53%) LAN
6 2 (0.53%) Multicast
6 2 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.27%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.27%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.92%) Big Data
2 8 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.53%) MS Access
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
General
1 90 (23.87%) Finance
2 44 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 36 (9.55%) Retail
4 18 (4.77%) Billing
5 10 (2.65%) Banking
5 10 (2.65%) French Language
6 9 (2.39%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.12%) Marketing
8 5 (1.33%) Legal
9 3 (0.80%) Automotive
9 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.53%) Middleware
1 2 (0.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.27%) EDI
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 5 (1.33%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.06%) FlexPod
4 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.06%) PMI
4 4 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (0.80%) Life Science
5 3 (0.80%) LIMS
6 2 (0.53%) CCTV
6 2 (0.53%) EPoS
6 2 (0.53%) IVR
6 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.27%) FMCG
7 1 (0.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.51%) Windows
2 6 (1.59%) Unix
2 6 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.33%) AIX
4 3 (0.80%) Solaris
4 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (49.34%) Project Management
2 125 (33.16%) PRINCE2
3 107 (28.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (10.08%) Change Management
6 37 (9.81%) Migration
6 37 (9.81%) Waterfall
7 33 (8.75%) Supplier Management
8 25 (6.63%) Project Governance
9 22 (5.84%) Project Planning
10 21 (5.57%) Matrix Organization
10 21 (5.57%) Resource Allocation
11 20 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (4.51%) SDLC
13 16 (4.24%) IT Strategy
13 16 (4.24%) ITIL
13 16 (4.24%) Programme Management
14 15 (3.98%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
15 14 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.71%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.86%) C
2 3 (0.80%) R
3 2 (0.53%) Java
4 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 71 (18.83%) SC Cleared
3 41 (10.88%) PMP
4 37 (9.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (6.63%) PMI Certification
6 17 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.92%) Degree
8 6 (1.59%) APMP
9 5 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.27%) MCSE
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.49%) QA
2 22 (5.84%) GDPR
3 12 (3.18%) PMO
4 3 (0.80%) GxP
5 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
2 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.77%) Oracle
3 17 (4.51%) Cisco
4 14 (3.71%) SAP
5 13 (3.45%) VMware
6 11 (2.92%) NetApp
7 8 (2.12%) Splunk
8 7 (1.86%) Citrix
9 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.06%) Tableau
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe
11 3 (0.80%) Ariba
11 3 (0.80%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.80%) MapR
11 3 (0.80%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.80%) Siebel
12 2 (0.53%) BT
12 2 (0.53%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.53%) Symantec
12 2 (0.53%) TIBCO