The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 297 246 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.14% 9.64% 11.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.43% 13.97% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 119 127
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.25 £16.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.06% -61.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.05 £16.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
Project Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1808 1761 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.92% 69.00% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 824 752
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 44
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 15 September 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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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 +3 102 £423 +7.30% 28
Slough +5 33 £349 -7.00% 5
Newbury +4 27 £425 - 4
Maidenhead +3 15 £300 +3.44% 5
Bracknell -6 14 £348 -15.75% 6
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 201 (34.60%) Telecoms
2 174 (29.95%) PRINCE2
3 116 (19.97%) Finance
4 101 (17.38%) Degree
5 79 (13.60%) MS Project
6 74 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (12.56%) MS Excel
8 72 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
9 71 (12.22%) Microsoft
10 67 (11.53%) 3G
11 63 (10.84%) ITIL
12 60 (10.33%) MS Office
12 60 (10.33%) Marketing
13 53 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (8.61%) PMI Certification
15 47 (8.09%) PMP
16 45 (7.75%) PRINCE
17 43 (7.40%) CRM
18 42 (7.23%) MS Visio
19 41 (7.06%) SharePoint
19 41 (7.06%) Project Planning
20 40 (6.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 40 (6.88%) Programme Management
21 39 (6.71%) Risk Management
21 39 (6.71%) Billing
22 37 (6.37%) Change Management
23 36 (6.20%) LTE
23 36 (6.20%) 4G
24 35 (6.02%) Service Delivery
25 33 (5.68%) Computer Science

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 41 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.75%) CMS
3 9 (1.55%) IIS
4 5 (0.86%) Drupal
5 4 (0.69%) Lync
6 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.34%) Documentum
7 2 (0.34%) Confluence
7 2 (0.34%) WordPress
7 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (13.60%) MS Project
2 73 (12.56%) MS Excel
3 60 (10.33%) MS Office
4 42 (7.23%) MS Visio
5 33 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) Force.com
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.53%) 3G
2 36 (6.20%) LTE
2 36 (6.20%) 4G
3 32 (5.51%) Internet
4 24 (4.13%) 2G
5 19 (3.27%) Radio Access Network
6 17 (2.93%) Wireless
7 15 (2.58%) Broadband
8 12 (2.07%) VoIP
8 12 (2.07%) WAN
9 10 (1.72%) MPLS
10 9 (1.55%) DNS
10 9 (1.55%) ATM
11 8 (1.38%) LAN
11 8 (1.38%) SDH
11 8 (1.38%) Firewall
11 8 (1.38%) VoLTE
12 7 (1.20%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.03%) UMTS
13 6 (1.03%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.52%) MySQL
4 3 (0.52%) Big Data
5 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.17%) QlikView
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.52%) Subversion
3 2 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.17%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 201 (34.60%) Telecoms
2 116 (19.97%) Finance
3 60 (10.33%) Marketing
4 39 (6.71%) Billing
5 19 (3.27%) Retail
6 18 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.75%) Legal
8 13 (2.24%) Publishing
9 10 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.72%) Electronics
10 9 (1.55%) German Language
11 8 (1.38%) Games
12 7 (1.20%) Back Office
12 7 (1.20%) Automotive
13 6 (1.03%) French Language
14 5 (0.86%) Banking
15 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 277 (47.68%) Project Manager
2 53 (9.12%) Analyst
3 45 (7.75%) Architect
4 33 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (5.16%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.16%) Coordinator
6 27 (4.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 22 (3.79%) Senior Architect
8 21 (3.61%) Project Coordinator
9 19 (3.27%) Developer
9 19 (3.27%) Technical Manager
9 19 (3.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 18 (3.10%) IT Project Manager
10 18 (3.10%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (2.93%) Technical Project Manager
11 17 (2.93%) Administrator
12 16 (2.75%) Senior Manager
12 16 (2.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 16 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
13 14 (2.41%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.34%) HTML
2 16 (2.75%) .NET
3 15 (2.58%) CSS
4 14 (2.41%) HTML5
5 13 (2.24%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.89%) XML
6 11 (1.89%) jQuery
7 9 (1.55%) Ajax
8 7 (1.20%) XSLT
9 6 (1.03%) J2EE
9 6 (1.03%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.03%) WCF
9 6 (1.03%) WPF
10 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.69%) Web Services
11 3 (0.52%) DHTML
11 3 (0.52%) DOM
12 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.07%) User Experience
4 12 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.72%) NHS
6 8 (1.38%) DTV
7 7 (1.20%) Social Media
8 5 (0.86%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.86%) Open Source
8 5 (0.86%) PMI
9 4 (0.69%) New Media
9 4 (0.69%) Xbox
9 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.52%) Wiki
10 3 (0.52%) FMCG
10 3 (0.52%) STB
11 2 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.30%) Windows
2 5 (0.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.34%) Android
4 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.17%) UNIX
5 1 (0.17%) Linux
5 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (29.95%) PRINCE2
2 74 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (10.84%) ITIL
4 53 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (7.75%) PRINCE
6 43 (7.40%) CRM
7 41 (7.06%) Project Planning
8 40 (6.88%) Programme Management
9 39 (6.71%) Risk Management
10 37 (6.37%) Change Management
11 35 (6.02%) Service Delivery
12 29 (4.99%) Validation
12 29 (4.99%) Time Management
13 28 (4.82%) Change Control
14 26 (4.48%) Migration
15 24 (4.13%) Service Management
16 19 (3.27%) Business Analysis
17 18 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (3.10%) Resource Management
18 17 (2.93%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.51%) SQL
2 20 (3.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (2.58%) C#
4 10 (1.72%) VBScript
5 7 (1.20%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.86%) C
8 4 (0.69%) PHP
9 3 (0.52%) VB
9 3 (0.52%) C++
10 2 (0.34%) Java
10 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.17%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) Python
11 1 (0.17%) PHP5
11 1 (0.17%) PHP4
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (17.38%) Degree
2 50 (8.61%) PMI Certification
3 47 (8.09%) PMP
4 40 (6.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (4.48%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (2.75%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.38%) ISEB
10 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.69%) CCNP
11 4 (0.69%) CIMA
12 3 (0.52%) CCNA
12 3 (0.52%) CCIE
13 2 (0.34%) CCIP
13 2 (0.34%) HND
13 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.34%) ACCA
13 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.34%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.65%) QA
2 9 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.86%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) GMP
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) XenServer
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) WMI
1 6 (1.03%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.52%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 71 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.16%) Oracle
3 27 (4.65%) SAP
4 18 (3.10%) Cisco
4 18 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.24%) VMware
5 13 (2.24%) HP
6 9 (1.55%) Remedy
7 8 (1.38%) Citrix
8 6 (1.03%) Borland
8 6 (1.03%) Amdocs
8 6 (1.03%) Serena
8 6 (1.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (0.69%) Google
9 4 (0.69%) Alias
9 4 (0.69%) BMC
10 3 (0.52%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.52%) Juniper
10 3 (0.52%) IBM
10 3 (0.52%) Nokia
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