Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £453 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 338 247 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.93% 6.65% 7.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.46% 7.02% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 174 235
Hampshire median daily rate £453 £385 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.53% -8.88% +1.81%
10th Percentile £350 £286 £275
90th Percentile £538 £510 £525
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.07 £27.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.89% -34.52% +50.00%
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +10.94% -14.09% -10.24%

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 3,572 3,520 4,031
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 94.80% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,078 2,102 2,611
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 254 217
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.12 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.18 £47.50 £49.03
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

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 18 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 July 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
Hook +21 31 £411 +19.64%
Southampton +3 31 £450 +16.88% 2
Portsmouth +5 24 £500 +29.87% 2
Farnborough -4 23 £425 -2.02% 1
Fareham +7 22 £475 +23.38%
Havant +9 20 £450 -1.37%
Winchester -4 20 £375 -6.25% 2
Eastleigh +8 16 £488 - 2
Basingstoke -28 16 £430 +14.67% 2
Aldershot +1 10 £428 -18.57%
Gosport - 10 £460 -
Andover -4 1 - -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 167 (49.41%) Project Management
2 118 (34.91%) PRINCE2
3 87 (25.74%) Finance
4 83 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (23.37%) Security Cleared
6 63 (18.64%) SC Cleared
7 59 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (15.98%) Migration
9 51 (15.09%) PMP
10 43 (12.72%) Microsoft
11 36 (10.65%) Oracle
11 36 (10.65%) Retail
12 35 (10.36%) Windows
13 33 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
14 32 (9.47%) PMI Certification
15 30 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (8.58%) Change Management
17 28 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 28 (8.28%) Project Planning
18 27 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
19 26 (7.69%) Supplier Management
19 26 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
20 24 (7.10%) Waterfall
21 23 (6.80%) Office 365
22 22 (6.51%) ITIL
23 21 (6.21%) SharePoint
23 21 (6.21%) QA
24 20 (5.92%) Project Governance
24 20 (5.92%) SDLC
25 19 (5.62%) Business Intelligence

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 21 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.18%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.89%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.30%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.80%) Office 365
3 8 (2.37%) SaaS
4 4 (1.18%) PaaS
5 3 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.89%) BlueKai
5 3 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.48%) Skype
2 4 (1.18%) WAN
3 3 (0.89%) Broadband
3 3 (0.89%) DNS
3 3 (0.89%) Internet
3 3 (0.89%) LAN
3 3 (0.89%) VPN
3 3 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.59%) DMZ
4 2 (0.59%) Firewall
4 2 (0.59%) Multicast
4 2 (0.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.30%) DSL
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) ISDN
5 1 (0.30%) KiloStream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.25%) Big Data
2 10 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (1.78%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 87 (25.74%) Finance
2 36 (10.65%) Retail
3 18 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.73%) Billing
5 13 (3.85%) Legal
6 9 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.07%) Banking
8 6 (1.78%) French Language
8 6 (1.78%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.18%) Marketing
11 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.59%) Advertising
12 2 (0.59%) Automotive
12 2 (0.59%) German Language
12 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.30%) Back Office
13 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.18%) Middleware
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.59%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.37%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.07%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.07%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.78%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.48%) Life Science
5 5 (1.48%) LIMS
5 5 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.89%) BYOD
6 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.59%) CCTV
7 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.59%) EPoS
7 2 (0.59%) FMCG
7 2 (0.59%) User Experience
8 1 (0.30%) CMDB
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.30%) NHS
8 1 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.36%) Windows
2 12 (3.55%) Unix
3 11 (3.25%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.78%) AIX
7 4 (1.18%) Solaris
7 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (49.41%) Project Management
2 118 (34.91%) PRINCE2
3 83 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (15.98%) Migration
6 29 (8.58%) Change Management
7 28 (8.28%) Project Planning
8 26 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
8 26 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 24 (7.10%) Waterfall
10 22 (6.51%) ITIL
11 20 (5.92%) Project Governance
11 20 (5.92%) SDLC
12 19 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (5.03%) Data Migration
14 15 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (4.14%) IT Strategy
15 14 (4.14%) Resource Allocation
16 13 (3.85%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
17 11 (3.25%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.07%) C
2 3 (0.89%) Java
2 3 (0.89%) R
3 1 (0.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (23.37%) Security Cleared
2 63 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 51 (15.09%) PMP
4 32 (9.47%) PMI Certification
5 28 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.55%) Degree
9 7 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.89%) APMP
10 3 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.21%) QA
2 17 (5.03%) GDPR
3 15 (4.44%) PMO
4 5 (1.48%) GxP
4 5 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.18%) SCCM
3 3 (0.89%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.65%) Oracle
3 14 (4.14%) SAP
4 11 (3.25%) Cisco
5 9 (2.66%) Citrix
5 9 (2.66%) VMware
6 6 (1.78%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.18%) Splunk
8 3 (0.89%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.89%) Infoblox
8 3 (0.89%) Informatica
8 3 (0.89%) MapR
8 3 (0.89%) NetApp
8 3 (0.89%) Siebel
8 3 (0.89%) Symantec
8 3 (0.89%) Tableau
8 3 (0.89%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.59%) Ariba
9 2 (0.59%) Sophos