The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 105 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing PMI 22 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% 1.82% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
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£425 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £438 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
PMI
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
737 770 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.02% 29.79% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 399 202
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 44
Average hourly rate £27.83 £24.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.59% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £39.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMI
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 PMI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 +15 3 £425 -17.07%
Newbury -2 2 £438 -9.32% 1
Slough -4 1 £400 -8.57%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
PMI
South East

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMI also 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 that cited PMI.

1 25 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 22 (88.00%) PRINCE2
3 19 (76.00%) Project Management
4 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
4 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) Release Management
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
7 7 (28.00%) MS Project
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.00%) Dependency Management
10 4 (16.00%) Billing
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.00%) CRM
11 3 (12.00%) ERP
11 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
11 3 (12.00%) CMMI
11 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
12 2 (8.00%) JIRA
12 2 (8.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (8.00%) Line Management
12 2 (8.00%) Coaching
12 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 2 (8.00%) Resource Management

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMI also 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 that cited PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Technical Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Process Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Coordinator
5 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Planner
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (76.00%) Project Management
3 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) Release Management
5 11 (44.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (16.00%) Dependency Management
9 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.00%) CMMI
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) CRM
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
10 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
10 2 (8.00%) Service Management
10 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
10 2 (8.00%) Line Management
10 2 (8.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco