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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 279 274 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.99% 10.17% 12.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.16% 14.32% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 135 126
Average daily rate
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£398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £43.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 - £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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
1971 1914 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.59% 71.07% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 967 682
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 83 £425 - 34
Newbury +2 38 £350 -18.60% 2
Slough +2 33 £326 -18.43% 12
Bracknell +7 19 £350 +7.69% 4
Maidenhead -1 18 £398 +19.54%
Windsor - 3 £463 -
Wokingham -1 2 £400 - 1
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 210 (38.75%) Telecoms
2 155 (28.60%) PRINCE2
3 88 (16.24%) Finance
3 88 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (13.28%) ITIL
4 72 (13.28%) PMI Certification
5 70 (12.92%) Microsoft
6 69 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (11.07%) Degree
8 59 (10.89%) Service Delivery
9 57 (10.52%) MS Excel
10 56 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (9.04%) Migration
11 49 (9.04%) MS Project
12 47 (8.67%) PMP
13 43 (7.93%) Change Management
14 42 (7.75%) MS Office
15 41 (7.56%) SAP
16 38 (7.01%) Cisco
17 35 (6.46%) Scrum
18 34 (6.27%) Windows
18 34 (6.27%) Marketing
18 34 (6.27%) Security Cleared
19 33 (6.09%) Programme Management
20 32 (5.90%) Service Management
21 31 (5.72%) Firewall
21 31 (5.72%) MS Visio
22 29 (5.35%) LAN
23 28 (5.17%) SharePoint
23 28 (5.17%) PMI

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.48%) CMS
3 7 (1.29%) Lync
4 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.18%) Drupal
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (10.52%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.04%) MS Project
3 42 (7.75%) MS Office
4 31 (5.72%) MS Visio
5 18 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) BusinessWare
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.55%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.37%) Agresso
4 2 (0.37%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.18%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.74%) SaaS
3 3 (0.55%) IaaS
3 3 (0.55%) PaaS
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.72%) Firewall
2 29 (5.35%) LAN
3 26 (4.80%) WAN
4 25 (4.61%) 3G
5 21 (3.87%) 4G
6 20 (3.69%) MPLS
6 20 (3.69%) DNS
7 17 (3.14%) LTE
8 15 (2.77%) Internet
8 15 (2.77%) HTTP
9 14 (2.58%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (2.58%) VPN
10 12 (2.21%) SMTP
10 12 (2.21%) GSM
10 12 (2.21%) UMTS
11 11 (2.03%) Broadband
12 9 (1.66%) Unified Communications
12 9 (1.66%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.66%) Network Security
13 8 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.85%) MySQL
2 10 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.74%) DB2
4 4 (0.74%) Big Data
5 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.37%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.18%) OLAP
7 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.92%) JIRA
2 3 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.37%) Selenium
3 2 (0.37%) TestPartner
3 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
General
1 210 (38.75%) Telecoms
2 88 (16.24%) Finance
3 34 (6.27%) Marketing
4 23 (4.24%) Billing
5 15 (2.77%) Legal
5 15 (2.77%) Retail
6 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.48%) Spanish Language
7 8 (1.48%) Back Office
8 6 (1.11%) German Language
9 5 (0.92%) Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 198 (36.53%) Project Manager
2 51 (9.41%) Analyst
3 36 (6.64%) Technical Manager
4 33 (6.09%) Delivery Manager
5 32 (5.90%) Consultant
6 30 (5.54%) Coordinator
7 29 (5.35%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.24%) Technical Project Manager
9 22 (4.06%) Architect
10 21 (3.87%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 20 (3.69%) Project Coordinator
12 18 (3.32%) Service Manager
12 18 (3.32%) Infrastructure Manager
12 18 (3.32%) Programme Manager
13 16 (2.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 15 (2.77%) Developer
14 15 (2.77%) Transition Manager
14 15 (2.77%) Technical Delivery Manager
15 14 (2.58%) Senior Manager
16 13 (2.40%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.03%) HTML
2 10 (1.85%) Web Services
3 9 (1.66%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.48%) .NET
4 8 (1.48%) LAMP
5 7 (1.29%) SOAP
6 6 (1.11%) HTML5
7 5 (0.92%) REST
7 5 (0.92%) Middleware
8 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.55%) APPC
9 3 (0.55%) MDX
10 2 (0.37%) WCF
10 2 (0.37%) WPF
10 2 (0.37%) jQuery
10 2 (0.37%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.37%) Ajax
10 2 (0.37%) J2EE
10 2 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.17%) PMI
3 26 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.85%) User Experience
6 8 (1.48%) Replication
6 8 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (1.29%) FMCG
8 6 (1.11%) Open Source
9 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.92%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.92%) Social Media
9 5 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.92%) IPTV
10 4 (0.74%) AS400
10 4 (0.74%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.55%) iSeries
11 3 (0.55%) NHS
11 3 (0.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.27%) Windows
2 24 (4.43%) Linux
2 24 (4.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.29%) UNIX
4 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.92%) AIX
5 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.55%) Solaris
6 3 (0.55%) OS/400
6 3 (0.55%) i5/OS
7 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.37%) Android
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) VMS
8 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.60%) PRINCE2
2 88 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (13.28%) ITIL
4 69 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (10.89%) Service Delivery
6 49 (9.04%) Migration
7 43 (7.93%) Change Management
8 35 (6.46%) Scrum
9 33 (6.09%) Programme Management
10 32 (5.90%) Service Management
11 28 (5.17%) Risk Management
11 28 (5.17%) Project Planning
12 26 (4.80%) Waterfall
13 24 (4.43%) Release Management
14 23 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (3.87%) PRINCE
16 20 (3.69%) Software Delivery
17 19 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (3.51%) Change Control
18 18 (3.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.43%) SQL
2 14 (2.58%) C
3 11 (2.03%) Java
4 7 (1.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.11%) C#
6 4 (0.74%) Perl
7 3 (0.55%) COBOL
7 3 (0.55%) RPG
8 2 (0.37%) Python
8 2 (0.37%) PHP
8 2 (0.37%) VB
8 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.37%) ABAP
9 1 (0.18%) C-shell
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (13.28%) PMI Certification
2 60 (11.07%) Degree
3 47 (8.67%) PMP
4 34 (6.27%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.03%) ISEB
8 9 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.92%) NVQ Level 3
12 4 (0.74%) CISSP
13 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.55%) MCSE
13 3 (0.55%) CCNA
13 3 (0.55%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.55%) MCITP
14 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.17%) QA
2 13 (2.40%) SLA
3 8 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.74%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) GxP
5 2 (0.37%) BS15000
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) PowerHA
3 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.55%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (0.55%) SCCM
3 2 (0.37%) OpenView
3 2 (0.37%) Netcool
3 2 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 70 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.56%) SAP
3 38 (7.01%) Cisco
4 26 (4.80%) Oracle
5 22 (4.06%) CheckPoint
6 15 (2.77%) Remedy
6 15 (2.77%) HP
7 13 (2.40%) VMware
7 13 (2.40%) Citrix
8 11 (2.03%) Ericsson
9 8 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.48%) F5
10 7 (1.29%) Amdocs
11 6 (1.11%) BMC
11 6 (1.11%) IBM
11 6 (1.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 5 (0.92%) webMethods
12 5 (0.92%) Cognos
12 5 (0.92%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago