The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 106 113 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 23 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate £425 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £414 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.98 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+48.28% -10.08%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
IT Project Manager
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Newbury -3 1 £530 +36.77% 1
Slough - 1 £425 -
IT Project Manager
South East

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (60.47%) Project Management
2 19 (44.19%) PRINCE2
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (13.95%) Data Management
6 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.30%) Firewall
7 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (9.30%) MS Office
7 4 (9.30%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (9.30%) Informatics
7 4 (9.30%) Chemistry
7 4 (9.30%) Life Science
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.98%) Billing
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (4.65%) PMI
9 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle
9 2 (4.65%) MS Project
9 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
9 2 (4.65%) Retail

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) MVNO
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.98%) Billing
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) French Language
6 1 (2.33%) Automotive
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Informatics
1 4 (9.30%) Chemistry
1 4 (9.30%) Life Science
2 2 (4.65%) PMI
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Project Management
2 19 (44.19%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Data Management
5 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.30%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Time Management
9 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.33%) Process Architecture
9 1 (2.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (2.33%) Change Control
9 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Analytics
9 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Pega
3 1 (2.33%) Cognos