The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 278 317 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.21% 12.76% 10.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.52% 18.75% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 124 127
Average daily rate £416 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +40.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 1691 1963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.26% 68.05% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 672 740
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 108 £425 +13.33% 7
Slough 0 31 £400 -6.15%
Newbury +6 30 £430 +7.16% 3
Maidenhead +8 21 £333 +6.40% 5
Bracknell -3 11 £350 -13.84% 3
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 167 (31.33%) PRINCE2
2 141 (26.45%) Telecoms
3 113 (21.20%) Finance
4 75 (14.07%) ITIL
5 73 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (13.70%) Degree
6 71 (13.32%) Microsoft
7 67 (12.57%) MS Excel
8 66 (12.38%) MS Project
9 58 (10.88%) Migration
10 57 (10.69%) Marketing
11 46 (8.63%) MS Office
12 45 (8.44%) SharePoint
13 41 (7.69%) Security Cleared
14 40 (7.50%) PMI Certification
15 39 (7.32%) PRINCE
16 37 (6.94%) Cisco
17 35 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
18 33 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 33 (6.19%) Service Delivery
18 33 (6.19%) Programme Management
19 31 (5.82%) Project Planning
20 30 (5.63%) Configuration Management
20 30 (5.63%) Risk Management
20 30 (5.63%) MS Visio
21 29 (5.44%) Windows
21 29 (5.44%) Change Management
22 28 (5.25%) SQL
23 27 (5.07%) Service Management
24 26 (4.88%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.88%) CMS
4 9 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.50%) IIS
5 8 (1.50%) Apache
6 7 (1.31%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.13%) Documentum
7 6 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.75%) Confluence
10 3 (0.56%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.19%) eRoom
11 1 (0.19%) Drupal
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 66 (12.38%) MS Project
3 46 (8.63%) MS Office
4 35 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (5.63%) MS Visio
6 14 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) FastStats
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.38%) Force.com
2 2 (0.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.13%) Firewall
2 21 (3.94%) LTE
3 19 (3.56%) 3G
4 15 (2.81%) MPLS
4 15 (2.81%) Internet
4 15 (2.81%) 4G
5 13 (2.44%) LAN
5 13 (2.44%) VoIP
5 13 (2.44%) WAN
5 13 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 12 (2.25%) SAN
7 11 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (1.88%) 2G
9 9 (1.69%) MVNO
10 8 (1.50%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.31%) DNS
11 7 (1.31%) HTTP
12 6 (1.13%) SMTP
12 6 (1.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.50%) SQL Server
1 8 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.75%) MySQL
4 3 (0.56%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.19%) OLAP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.13%) StarTeam
2 4 (0.75%) JIRA
3 3 (0.56%) Ant
3 3 (0.56%) JUnit
3 3 (0.56%) Subversion
3 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.38%) Hudson
4 2 (0.38%) Maven
4 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 141 (26.45%) Telecoms
2 113 (21.20%) Finance
3 57 (10.69%) Marketing
4 24 (4.50%) French Language
5 23 (4.32%) Retail
6 16 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.00%) Publishing
7 15 (2.81%) Games
7 15 (2.81%) German Language
7 15 (2.81%) Italian Language
8 14 (2.63%) Billing
9 12 (2.25%) Spanish Language
10 10 (1.88%) Legal
10 10 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.31%) Automotive
11 7 (1.31%) Advertising
12 5 (0.94%) Banking
12 5 (0.94%) Electronics
12 5 (0.94%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 219 (41.09%) Project Manager
2 53 (9.94%) Analyst
3 31 (5.82%) Coordinator
4 26 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
5 22 (4.13%) Business Analyst
6 21 (3.94%) Delivery Manager
7 20 (3.75%) Architect
7 20 (3.75%) Senior Manager
8 19 (3.56%) Consultant
8 19 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
8 19 (3.56%) Technical Manager
9 17 (3.19%) Project Coordinator
9 17 (3.19%) Technical Project Manager
10 13 (2.44%) Junior
10 13 (2.44%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 12 (2.25%) Business Manager
12 11 (2.06%) Incident Manager
12 11 (2.06%) Developer
12 11 (2.06%) Service Manager
13 10 (1.88%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.44%) .NET
2 11 (2.06%) HTML
3 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.31%) Web Services
5 6 (1.13%) XML
5 6 (1.13%) CSS
6 5 (0.94%) jQuery
7 4 (0.75%) Ajax
7 4 (0.75%) WCF
7 4 (0.75%) JSP
8 3 (0.56%) Spring
8 3 (0.56%) XSD
8 3 (0.56%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.38%) Mason
9 2 (0.38%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.38%) REST
9 2 (0.38%) J2EE
9 2 (0.38%) SOAP
10 1 (0.19%) Struts
10 1 (0.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.38%) PMI
4 13 (2.44%) Physics
5 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.31%) Informatics
7 6 (1.13%) Chemistry
7 6 (1.13%) Life Science
7 6 (1.13%) Social Media
7 6 (1.13%) New Media
8 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.94%) Xbox
9 4 (0.75%) iPad
9 4 (0.75%) FMCG
9 4 (0.75%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.75%) Replication
10 3 (0.56%) DTV
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
10 3 (0.56%) PKI
10 3 (0.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.44%) Windows
2 17 (3.19%) Linux
3 14 (2.63%) UNIX
4 11 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.31%) HPUX
6 7 (1.31%) Solaris
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (31.33%) PRINCE2
2 75 (14.07%) ITIL
3 73 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (10.88%) Migration
5 39 (7.32%) PRINCE
6 33 (6.19%) Service Delivery
6 33 (6.19%) Programme Management
7 31 (5.82%) Project Planning
8 30 (5.63%) Configuration Management
8 30 (5.63%) Risk Management
9 29 (5.44%) Change Management
10 27 (5.07%) Service Management
11 25 (4.69%) CRM
12 24 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (4.50%) Business Analysis
12 24 (4.50%) Change Control
13 23 (4.32%) E-Commerce
13 23 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (3.75%) Validation
15 19 (3.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.25%) SQL
2 14 (2.63%) Java
3 9 (1.69%) C
4 7 (1.31%) C#
5 6 (1.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.94%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.75%) VBA
7 4 (0.75%) VBScript
8 2 (0.38%) Perl
8 2 (0.38%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.19%) R
9 1 (0.19%) Korn
9 1 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 73 (13.70%) Degree
2 41 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 40 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 33 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (4.88%) PMP
5 26 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.31%) ISEB
9 7 (1.31%) MBA
10 4 (0.75%) CCIE
11 3 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.56%) APMP
12 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.38%) CCNA
13 1 (0.19%) MCSE
13 1 (0.19%) PhD
13 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.13%) QA
2 9 (1.69%) SLA
3 6 (1.13%) GxP
4 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) BS25999
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) XenServer
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) SCCM
2 6 (1.13%) WMI
2 6 (1.13%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.94%) WSUS
4 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.75%) SCOM
5 2 (0.38%) Puppet
5 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.38%) SCSM
6 1 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 71 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.94%) Cisco
3 24 (4.50%) Oracle
4 21 (3.94%) HP
5 20 (3.75%) VMware
6 17 (3.19%) SAP
7 12 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.69%) Citrix
9 7 (1.31%) Sun
9 7 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.13%) Borland
10 6 (1.13%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.13%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.13%) Serena
10 6 (1.13%) Huawei
11 5 (0.94%) Brocade
11 5 (0.94%) Blue Coat
11 5 (0.94%) Cognos
11 5 (0.94%) Symantec
11 5 (0.94%) McAfee
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