Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 37 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.99% 9.60% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.34% 9.80% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 17
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £320 £359 £375
90th Percentile £551 £509 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £33.14 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.82 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.27% - -

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 504 296 330
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 98.01% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 161 188
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £220
90th Percentile £585 £550 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 37 62
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.38% +43.59%
10th Percentile £28.16 £15.47 £16.00
90th Percentile £78.17 £51.59 £52.20
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.13 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.29% +2.00% +31.58%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 Portsmouth region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (21.62%) QA
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (13.51%) Windows
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Smart Meter
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (10.81%) Office 365
7 4 (10.81%) PMO
8 3 (8.11%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (8.11%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 3 (8.11%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
8 3 (8.11%) Change Control
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (8.11%) WFM
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.11%) Workflow

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 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) French Language
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (8.11%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.11%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) WFM
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) APMP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) PMO
3 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) VMware