Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 > Southampton
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.59% 8.04% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 8.63% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 25
Southampton median daily rate £500 £435 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £358 £359
90th Percentile £575 £519 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £420 £390
% change year-on-year +10.12% +7.69% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £38.07 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.83% +45.45% -61.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 445 417 478
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 93.08% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 272 296
Southampton median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.89%
10th Percentile £221 £223 £186
90th Percentile £588 £575 £609
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 41
Southampton median hourly rate £15.51 £43.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.22% +198.97% -19.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.07 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.73 £50.35 £38.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £18.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.97% -16.11% -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Southampton

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Southampton

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Southampton

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Southampton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) APMP
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Presales
6 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) EDMS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) APMP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Aruba
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) SAP