Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -34 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.50% 6.54% 6.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 6.97% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 32
Southampton median daily rate £425 £463 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +12.80% +21.48%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £346
90th Percentile £525 £549 £469
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.39 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.30% - -

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 497 445 484
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 93.88% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 278 338
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £170 £206
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 43
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +82.14% -12.31%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £44.05 £48.84 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.91% -8.00% +28.21%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (15.38%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) PMO
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) QMS
6 1 (7.69%) CAPA
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) FMCG
6 1 (7.69%) Clinical Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) EDMS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
2 1 (7.69%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) CAPA
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GxP
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy
1 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
1 1 (7.69%) VMware