Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 18 January 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 33 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 11.54% 8.61% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.91% 9.09% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 12
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -7.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £373 £316
90th Percentile £484 £488 £486
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.61% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -55.00% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £60.53
% change year-on-year +33.33% -62.83% +78.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 277 286 259
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 94.70% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 134
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.73% +9.63%
10th Percentile £152 £219 £254
90th Percentile £502 £513 £534
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 60 42
Portsmouth median hourly rate £34.00 £39.69 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.33% +43.01% +26.14%
10th Percentile £15.47 £11.77 £11.09
90th Percentile £46.54 £49.76 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £24.85
% change year-on-year -1.23% -18.51% +56.44%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Portsmouth

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Portsmouth

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Portsmouth

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (9.09%) MS Project Server
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 3 (9.09%) GDPR
9 2 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (6.06%) QA
9 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.06%) Maximo
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (6.06%) PMP
10 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
10 1 (3.03%) SQL
10 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Maximo
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
1 1 (3.03%) QlikView
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
4 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Information Management
7 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.03%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.03%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle