The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 27 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 / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.48% 4.46% 8.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.92% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 26
Median daily rate £368 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.63% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £675 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.11%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 144 169 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 71.64% 75.45% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 228
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Median hourly rate £13.40 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £40.00
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Southampton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Southampton

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 10 (34.48%) SAP
1 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Change Management
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) Logistics
4 6 (20.69%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (20.69%) Content Management
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) EDRMS
4 6 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (20.69%) SAP APO
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) FMCG
4 6 (20.69%) Information Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (20.69%) Office 365
4 6 (20.69%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (20.69%) Records Management
4 6 (20.69%) Business Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) SAP SCM
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Intranet
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (10.34%) Welsh Language
6 3 (10.34%) Extranet
6 3 (10.34%) Publishing

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP APO
2 4 (13.79%) SAP SCM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP cProjects
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 3 (10.34%) Extranet
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
2 3 (10.34%) Welsh Language
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) German Language
4 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) IT Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Supply Chain Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Engagement Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Manager
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Engagement Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Business Change Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Change Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) FMCG
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Change Management
3 8 (27.59%) Logistics
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Business Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Content Management
4 6 (20.69%) Information Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (20.69%) Records Management
4 6 (20.69%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) CISSP
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (6.90%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) ESRI
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle