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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 306 300 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.74% 12.36% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.10% 16.52% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 141 123
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.42% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Reading -1 106 £423 -0.29% 17
Bracknell +11 43 £300 -20.00% 6
Newbury 0 37 £485 +7.77% 6
Slough -1 26 £298 -9.84% 4
Maidenhead +2 9 £320 -5.18% 3
Windsor - 6 £450 - 2
Wokingham -2 1 £433 +14.56% 2
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 170 (30.52%) Telecoms
2 165 (29.62%) PRINCE2
3 120 (21.54%) Finance
4 103 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (14.72%) ITIL
6 73 (13.11%) Microsoft
7 72 (12.93%) PMI Certification
7 72 (12.93%) MS Excel
8 62 (11.13%) Data Centre
9 58 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (10.23%) Degree
11 55 (9.87%) MS Project
11 55 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (9.69%) SAP
12 54 (9.69%) Service Management
13 51 (9.16%) PMP
14 47 (8.44%) MS Office
14 47 (8.44%) Change Management
14 47 (8.44%) Marketing
15 46 (8.26%) Project Planning
15 46 (8.26%) Oracle
16 44 (7.90%) Migration
17 42 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (7.36%) MS PowerPoint
19 39 (7.00%) Windows
19 39 (7.00%) Risk Management
20 36 (6.46%) SharePoint
21 35 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 33 (5.92%) Service Delivery
23 32 (5.75%) QA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 36 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.97%) CMS
3 9 (1.62%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.62%) Lync
4 6 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.54%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 72 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.87%) MS Project
3 47 (8.44%) MS Office
4 41 (7.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (5.39%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.08%) Maya
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.54%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.36%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Lawson
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.08%) SaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.54%) Taleo
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 2 (0.36%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.31%) LAN
1 24 (4.31%) WAN
2 23 (4.13%) 3G
3 21 (3.77%) 4G
4 20 (3.59%) Firewall
5 19 (3.41%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (3.23%) LTE
7 17 (3.05%) DNS
8 16 (2.87%) HTTP
9 15 (2.69%) Unified Communications
10 14 (2.51%) SMTP
11 12 (2.15%) TCP/IP
12 11 (1.97%) IP Telephony
13 10 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.80%) VoLTE
14 9 (1.62%) VLAN
14 9 (1.62%) VPN
15 8 (1.44%) MPLS
16 7 (1.26%) 2G
17 6 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (1.08%) OLAP
5 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.90%) SAP BW
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.90%) Big Data
7 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.54%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.36%) MySQL
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.18%) Maven
3 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.18%) Ant
3 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.18%) Toad
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.18%) Hudson
3 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 170 (30.52%) Telecoms
2 120 (21.54%) Finance
3 47 (8.44%) Marketing
4 20 (3.59%) Billing
5 13 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.97%) Back Office
6 11 (1.97%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.80%) Retail
8 9 (1.62%) Legal
9 7 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.26%) Banking
9 7 (1.26%) French Language
10 6 (1.08%) Electronics
10 6 (1.08%) Front Office
11 5 (0.90%) German Language
11 5 (0.90%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.72%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Games
13 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 209 (37.52%) Project Manager
2 57 (10.23%) Analyst
3 45 (8.08%) Architect
4 30 (5.39%) Business Analyst
5 21 (3.77%) Coordinator
5 21 (3.77%) Technical Manager
6 20 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
7 19 (3.41%) Senior Manager
8 18 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 17 (3.05%) Designer
10 15 (2.69%) Consultant
10 15 (2.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 14 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.51%) Service Manager
11 14 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (2.33%) Transition Manager
12 13 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
12 13 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
13 12 (2.15%) Developer
13 12 (2.15%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.23%) Web Services
2 14 (2.51%) HTML
3 12 (2.15%) Middleware
4 9 (1.62%) .NET
5 8 (1.44%) SOAP
5 8 (1.44%) Application Packaging
6 6 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.08%) HTML5
7 5 (0.90%) REST
7 5 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.90%) CSS
8 3 (0.54%) EDI
9 2 (0.36%) Ajax
9 2 (0.36%) RESTful
9 2 (0.36%) XML
10 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.18%) COM
10 1 (0.18%) EJB
10 1 (0.18%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.13%) Data Centre
2 55 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.49%) PMI
5 10 (1.80%) Social Media
6 9 (1.62%) Replication
7 8 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.26%) FMCG
9 6 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.08%) User Experience
10 5 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.90%) GIS
10 5 (0.90%) DTV
10 5 (0.90%) Statistics
11 4 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.72%) CMDB
11 4 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.00%) Windows
2 25 (4.49%) Linux
3 19 (3.41%) UNIX
4 14 (2.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.26%) AIX
6 4 (0.72%) Solaris
7 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.36%) HPUX
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.18%) zOS
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (29.62%) PRINCE2
2 103 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (14.72%) ITIL
4 58 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (9.69%) Service Management
6 47 (8.44%) Change Management
7 46 (8.26%) Project Planning
8 44 (7.90%) Migration
9 42 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (7.00%) Risk Management
11 33 (5.92%) Service Delivery
12 32 (5.75%) Programme Management
13 30 (5.39%) Change Control
14 29 (5.21%) PRINCE
15 24 (4.31%) E-Commerce
16 23 (4.13%) CRM
16 23 (4.13%) Validation
16 23 (4.13%) Business Analysis
16 23 (4.13%) SDLC
17 22 (3.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.85%) SQL
2 15 (2.69%) Java
3 11 (1.97%) C
4 10 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.80%) Perl
5 7 (1.26%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.08%) C-shell
7 3 (0.54%) Python
7 3 (0.54%) VB
7 3 (0.54%) C#
8 2 (0.36%) PHP
8 2 (0.36%) ABAP
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.18%) Tcl
9 1 (0.18%) Groovy
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (12.93%) PMI Certification
2 57 (10.23%) Degree
3 51 (9.16%) PMP
4 35 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (5.21%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.51%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.62%) ACCA
9 9 (1.62%) CIMA
10 8 (1.44%) CCNA
11 7 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.26%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.08%) MCITP
12 6 (1.08%) ISEB
13 3 (0.54%) CISSP
13 3 (0.54%) MBA
13 3 (0.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.75%) QA
2 11 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.44%) SLA
4 7 (1.26%) GxP
5 5 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.72%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.54%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.36%) GMP
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.36%) NFS
4 1 (0.18%) NDS
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (0.90%) OpenView
3 3 (0.54%) HP NNM
3 3 (0.54%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.36%) Netcool
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 73 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.69%) SAP
3 46 (8.26%) Oracle
4 31 (5.57%) Cisco
5 22 (3.95%) Remedy
6 16 (2.87%) Ericsson
7 15 (2.69%) Amdocs
8 14 (2.51%) HP
8 14 (2.51%) Citrix
9 13 (2.33%) Cognos
9 13 (2.33%) VMware
10 10 (1.80%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.44%) Nokia
11 8 (1.44%) Huawei
12 7 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.08%) BT
13 6 (1.08%) Hyperion
13 6 (1.08%) Teradata
14 5 (0.90%) webMethods
14 5 (0.90%) Ab Initio
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