The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 10 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.00% 7.80% 6.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 8.02% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 19
Median daily rate £425 £410 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +16.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £385 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £518 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 195 212 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.50% 97.25% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 467 806
Median daily rate £385 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 82 111
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.55 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £16.55 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 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 28 June 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 5 (23.81%) Project Management
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) QA
4 2 (9.52%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Lumira
5 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.76%) PMO
5 1 (4.76%) Finance

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) VoIP
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Lumira
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MapR
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto