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 18 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
18 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 290 313 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.16% 12.73% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.34% 18.63% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 125 127
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £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 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 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 18 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 -5 108 £425 +13.33% 24
Slough -1 32 £400 -6.15% 5
Newbury +5 30 £430 +10.96% 2
Maidenhead +6 22 £333 +10.83% 4
Bracknell -4 12 £350 -13.84% 6
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - - 2
Ascot - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 172 (31.68%) PRINCE2
2 147 (27.07%) Telecoms
3 121 (22.28%) Finance
4 74 (13.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (13.63%) ITIL
5 73 (13.44%) Degree
6 72 (13.26%) Microsoft
7 67 (12.34%) MS Excel
7 67 (12.34%) MS Project
8 59 (10.87%) Marketing
9 57 (10.50%) Migration
10 47 (8.66%) MS Office
11 45 (8.29%) SharePoint
12 42 (7.73%) PMI Certification
13 41 (7.55%) PRINCE
14 38 (7.00%) Cisco
14 38 (7.00%) Security Cleared
15 36 (6.63%) MS PowerPoint
15 36 (6.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 36 (6.63%) Service Delivery
16 35 (6.45%) Programme Management
17 31 (5.71%) Risk Management
17 31 (5.71%) MS Visio
18 30 (5.52%) Change Management
19 29 (5.34%) Configuration Management
19 29 (5.34%) Windows
19 29 (5.34%) Project Planning
20 28 (5.16%) PMP
21 27 (4.97%) SQL
21 27 (4.97%) Service Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.84%) CMS
4 9 (1.66%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.47%) IIS
5 8 (1.47%) Apache
6 7 (1.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.10%) Documentum
8 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.92%) Confluence
8 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.74%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.18%) eRoom
11 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 67 (12.34%) MS Excel
1 67 (12.34%) MS Project
2 47 (8.66%) MS Office
3 36 (6.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.37%) Agresso
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.37%) IaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Force.com
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.05%) Firewall
2 20 (3.68%) LTE
3 19 (3.50%) 3G
4 15 (2.76%) MPLS
4 15 (2.76%) Internet
4 15 (2.76%) VoIP
4 15 (2.76%) 4G
5 14 (2.58%) WAN
5 14 (2.58%) LAN
6 13 (2.39%) Ethernet
7 12 (2.21%) SAN
8 11 (2.03%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (1.84%) 2G
10 9 (1.66%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.66%) MVNO
11 8 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.29%) DNS
12 7 (1.29%) HTTP
13 6 (1.10%) ISUP
13 6 (1.10%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 8 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.92%) MySQL
2 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.55%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) OLAP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (0.92%) StarTeam
1 5 (0.92%) JIRA
2 4 (0.74%) Subversion
2 4 (0.74%) JUnit
3 3 (0.55%) Ant
3 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.37%) Hudson
4 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) Maven
4 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 147 (27.07%) Telecoms
2 121 (22.28%) Finance
3 59 (10.87%) Marketing
4 25 (4.60%) Retail
5 24 (4.42%) French Language
6 16 (2.95%) Publishing
6 16 (2.95%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.76%) Games
7 15 (2.76%) German Language
7 15 (2.76%) Italian Language
8 14 (2.58%) Billing
9 12 (2.21%) Spanish Language
9 12 (2.21%) Legal
10 10 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.47%) Advertising
12 7 (1.29%) Automotive
13 5 (0.92%) Electronics
13 5 (0.92%) Banking
13 5 (0.92%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 228 (41.99%) Project Manager
2 51 (9.39%) Analyst
3 31 (5.71%) Coordinator
4 26 (4.79%) IT Project Manager
5 23 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
6 22 (4.05%) Senior Manager
6 22 (4.05%) Business Analyst
7 21 (3.87%) Senior Project Manager
8 19 (3.50%) Technical Manager
8 19 (3.50%) Consultant
9 18 (3.31%) Architect
10 17 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
10 17 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
11 15 (2.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 14 (2.58%) Junior
13 12 (2.21%) Business Manager
13 12 (2.21%) Developer
14 11 (2.03%) Service Manager
14 11 (2.03%) Incident Manager
15 10 (1.84%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.39%) .NET
2 12 (2.21%) HTML
3 9 (1.66%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.29%) CSS
4 7 (1.29%) Web Services
4 7 (1.29%) XML
5 6 (1.10%) jQuery
6 5 (0.92%) JSP
6 5 (0.92%) Ajax
7 4 (0.74%) WCF
7 4 (0.74%) Spring MVC
7 4 (0.74%) Spring
7 4 (0.74%) XSD
8 2 (0.37%) REST
8 2 (0.37%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.37%) Mason
8 2 (0.37%) SOAP
8 2 (0.37%) J2EE
9 1 (0.18%) XHTML
9 1 (0.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.50%) PMI
4 13 (2.39%) Physics
5 7 (1.29%) Informatics
5 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.10%) New Media
6 6 (1.10%) Social Media
6 6 (1.10%) Chemistry
6 6 (1.10%) Life Science
7 5 (0.92%) iPad
7 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.92%) Xbox
8 4 (0.74%) FMCG
8 4 (0.74%) Replication
8 4 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.55%) NHS
9 3 (0.55%) DTV
9 3 (0.55%) PKI
9 3 (0.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.34%) Windows
2 17 (3.13%) Linux
3 15 (2.76%) UNIX
4 11 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.29%) HPUX
6 7 (1.29%) Solaris
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (31.68%) PRINCE2
2 74 (13.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 74 (13.63%) ITIL
3 57 (10.50%) Migration
4 41 (7.55%) PRINCE
5 36 (6.63%) Service Delivery
6 35 (6.45%) Programme Management
7 31 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 30 (5.52%) Change Management
9 29 (5.34%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.34%) Project Planning
10 27 (4.97%) Service Management
11 26 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (4.60%) Business Analysis
12 25 (4.60%) CRM
13 24 (4.42%) E-Commerce
13 24 (4.42%) Change Control
14 23 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (3.87%) Validation
16 20 (3.68%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.97%) SQL
2 15 (2.76%) Java
3 9 (1.66%) C
4 7 (1.29%) C#
5 6 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
6 5 (0.92%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.74%) VBA
7 4 (0.74%) VBScript
8 2 (0.37%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.18%) RPG
9 1 (0.18%) Korn
9 1 (0.18%) R
9 1 (0.18%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 73 (13.44%) Degree
2 42 (7.73%) PMI Certification
3 38 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 36 (6.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 28 (5.16%) PMP
6 25 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.47%) ISEB
9 8 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.29%) MBA
11 4 (0.74%) CCIE
12 3 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.55%) APMP
13 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.37%) CCNA
14 1 (0.18%) PhD
14 1 (0.18%) MCSE
14 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.87%) QA
2 9 (1.66%) SLA
3 6 (1.10%) GxP
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) BS25999
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenServer
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.66%) SCCM
2 6 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.92%) WMI
3 5 (0.92%) WSUS
3 5 (0.92%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (0.74%) SCOM
4 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.37%) SCSM
5 2 (0.37%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 72 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.00%) Cisco
3 24 (4.42%) Oracle
4 20 (3.68%) VMware
4 20 (3.68%) HP
5 17 (3.13%) SAP
6 12 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.66%) Citrix
8 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.29%) Sun
9 6 (1.10%) Huawei
9 6 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.10%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.92%) Cognos
10 5 (0.92%) Borland
10 5 (0.92%) McAfee
10 5 (0.92%) Symantec
10 5 (0.92%) Serena
10 5 (0.92%) Blue Coat
10 5 (0.92%) Brocade
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