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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 113 124 97
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing PMI 17 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.39% 1.52% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
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£445 £456 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £488 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £165.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.69%
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
710 788 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.69% 27.93% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 387 200
Average daily rate £400 £383 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.90 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £150.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 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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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 -4 3 £625 +31.57%
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Reading +1 1 £445 -
Newbury -9 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
PMI
South East

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 38 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 33 (86.84%) PRINCE2
3 29 (76.32%) Project Management
4 26 (68.42%) Telecoms
4 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (65.79%) Release Management
6 14 (36.84%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) MS Project
9 7 (18.42%) Billing
10 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.16%) Dependency Management
10 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.53%) CRM
11 4 (10.53%) ERP
11 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
12 3 (7.89%) Finance
12 3 (7.89%) CMMI
12 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
12 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
13 2 (5.26%) Line Management
13 2 (5.26%) JIRA
13 2 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (5.26%) Service Management
13 2 (5.26%) PRINCE

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Project
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) 3G
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
1 1 (2.63%) 2G
1 1 (2.63%) LTE
1 1 (2.63%) 4G
1 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 26 (68.42%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.42%) Billing
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Technical Manager
2 17 (44.74%) Delivery Manager
2 17 (44.74%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Release Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Coordinator
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Process Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Planner
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) PRINCE2
2 29 (76.32%) Project Management
3 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (65.79%) Release Management
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
6 11 (28.95%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Dependency Management
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) ERP
8 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.89%) CMMI
9 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.26%) Line Management
10 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.26%) Service Management
11 1 (2.63%) Quality Management
11 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.63%) Nokia
3 1 (2.63%) Siemens
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus
3 1 (2.63%) Huawei
3 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle