Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 31 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.62% 6.88% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 7.31% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 48
Southampton median daily rate £463 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.80% +21.48% -10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £346 £313
90th Percentile £549 £469 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 - £60.53

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 439 479 673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.11% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 334 454
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £497
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 68
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.31% -4.52%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.84 £25.50 £45.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.44% +25.00% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 12 (38.71%) Project Management
1 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) Office 365
6 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Logistics
7 2 (6.45%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (6.45%) SAP APO
7 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.45%) GDPR
7 2 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) FMCG
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management

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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.23%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM+
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.45%) FMCG
1 2 (6.45%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.23%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Project Management
1 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Logistics
3 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (6.45%) Test Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Contact Management
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) NetApp
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel