The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 26 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.25% 2.05% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 2.61% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £458 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £331 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.69 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -20.28%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 132 115 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 82.50% 78.77% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 67 54
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +29.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £52.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Portsmouth

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Portsmouth

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Portsmouth

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) CA
4 4 (20.00%) JSP 440
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Document Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Maximo
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) webMethods
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Yammer
6 2 (10.00%) Skype
6 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Maximo
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Primavera
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Process Expert
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) LPAR
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Document Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) PLM
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) CA
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Syclo
4 2 (10.00%) webMethods
5 1 (5.00%) Ariba