Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 September 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 > Southampton
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 19 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.61% 5.51% 7.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.73% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 25
Southampton median daily rate £450 £465 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +13.41% +21.48%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £363
90th Percentile £534 £544 £518
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £388 £410
% change year-on-year +18.71% -5.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.82 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% -28.57% -16.00%

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 514 436 411
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.72% 96.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 267 281
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £305 £170 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 28
Southampton median hourly rate £15.51 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.45% +48.15% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.30 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.09 £21.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +42.86%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 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 Southampton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) GxP
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) CAD
6 2 (10.53%) LIMS
6 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.53%) Life Science
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) Document Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
1 2 (10.53%) LIMS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) CAD
5 2 (10.53%) CAPA
5 2 (10.53%) Clinical Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Document Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) QMS
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
1 2 (10.53%) GxP
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) NetApp
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) MapR
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Siebel
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau