The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 104 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 17 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.55% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.59% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 18
Average daily rate £500 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £374 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
IT Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 2525 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.11% 93.10% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1244 1230
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.20 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 5 £500 +15.60% 1
Newbury +6 1 - -
Bracknell -4 1 £378 -11.17%
Slough - 1 £400 - 1
IT Project Manager
South East

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 20 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 17 (44.74%) Project Management
3 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.95%) Finance
5 10 (26.32%) PMP
5 10 (26.32%) PMI Certification
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 6 (15.79%) Change Management
9 5 (13.16%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
10 4 (10.53%) Migration
11 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.89%) SCADA
11 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (7.89%) Service Management
11 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 2 (5.26%) Budget Control
12 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
12 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 2 (5.26%) VMware
12 2 (5.26%) SAP
12 2 (5.26%) LAN
12 2 (5.26%) Windows
12 2 (5.26%) SAN
12 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
12 2 (5.26%) WAN
12 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) SCADA
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
3 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 17 (44.74%) Project Management
3 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Change Management
7 5 (13.16%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.89%) Service Management
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.26%) Budget Control
10 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.63%) CRM
11 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (2.63%) Release Management
11 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) PMI Certification
1 10 (26.32%) PMP
2 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) APMP
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) SAP
1 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) Sun
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