Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.31% 7.89% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 8.17% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 10
Portsmouth median daily rate £494 £386 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.83% -7.49% -1.76%
10th Percentile £445 £356 £304
90th Percentile £595 £524 £541
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £386 £413
% change year-on-year +19.09% -6.36% +3.13%
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 £33.14 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +10.47% -28.57% +7.69%

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 422 306 307
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 165 178
Portsmouth median daily rate £421 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.25% - +19.40%
10th Percentile £271 £254 £223
90th Percentile £575 £565 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 52
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +8.18% +20.45%
10th Percentile £28.13 £14.00 £16.00
90th Percentile £49.13 £51.98 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +43.88%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 14 (43.75%) Migration
2 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (25.00%) QA
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (12.50%) Office 365
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
8 3 (9.38%) Project Governance
8 3 (9.38%) Change Control
8 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) PMO
8 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (9.38%) PMP
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) SAP
9 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification

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:

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Migration
2 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Project Governance
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) PMO
3 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) Snow