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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 101 120 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing PMI 26 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 1.35% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
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£413 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £451 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £594 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
684 741 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.85% 28.49% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 374 180
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.11 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.90 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015. 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
Slough -3 3 £400 -15.78%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Reading +5 1 £425 -28.42%
Newbury - - - -
PMI
South East

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 29 (87.88%) PRINCE2
3 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (72.73%) Project Management
5 22 (66.67%) Release Management
6 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
7 13 (39.39%) Scrum
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) MS Project
10 6 (18.18%) Billing
11 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
12 4 (12.12%) CRM
12 4 (12.12%) ERP
12 4 (12.12%) Dependency Management
13 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
13 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
13 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
13 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.09%) CMMI
13 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
14 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
14 2 (6.06%) Finance
14 2 (6.06%) Service Management
14 2 (6.06%) WAN
14 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (21.21%) MS Project
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Billing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Technical Manager
2 14 (42.42%) Delivery Manager
2 14 (42.42%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Release Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Coordinator
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Process Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Coordinator
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Project Delivery Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Junior IT Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Programme Planner
9 1 (3.03%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) PRINCE2
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (72.73%) Project Management
4 22 (66.67%) Release Management
5 13 (39.39%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) ERP
7 4 (12.12%) Dependency Management
8 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.09%) CMMI
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
9 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Line Management
10 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle