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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 300 316 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.69% 12.63% 9.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.90% 16.91% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 140 107
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 £259 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 90 £423 +8.33% 34
Bracknell +10 42 £294 -21.66% 11
Slough 0 29 £328 -3.67% 8
Newbury 0 26 £488 +14.70% 9
Maidenhead +7 16 £398 +32.50% 1
Windsor - 7 £600 - 1
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 181 (31.21%) Telecoms
2 163 (28.10%) PRINCE2
3 110 (18.97%) Finance
4 95 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (14.31%) Microsoft
6 79 (13.62%) ITIL
7 75 (12.93%) PMI Certification
8 74 (12.76%) MS Excel
9 63 (10.86%) Degree
10 61 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (9.83%) MS Project
11 57 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (9.31%) Data Centre
13 53 (9.14%) MS Office
13 53 (9.14%) PMP
13 53 (9.14%) Service Management
14 51 (8.79%) SAP
15 48 (8.28%) Oracle
15 48 (8.28%) Migration
16 47 (8.10%) Service Delivery
16 47 (8.10%) Windows
17 44 (7.59%) Marketing
18 42 (7.24%) MS Visio
19 40 (6.90%) Cisco
19 40 (6.90%) Change Management
20 39 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
21 37 (6.38%) Risk Management
22 36 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
23 35 (6.03%) Project Planning
24 33 (5.69%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 10 (1.72%) CMS
2 10 (1.72%) Lync
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (0.52%) Smallworld
4 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.34%) Apache
5 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 74 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 57 (9.83%) MS Project
3 53 (9.14%) MS Office
4 42 (7.24%) MS Visio
5 36 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) Maya
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.69%) BusinessWare
4 3 (0.52%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.34%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.17%) Lawson
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.52%) Office 365
3 3 (0.52%) IaaS
3 3 (0.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.52%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.52%) LAN
2 31 (5.34%) WAN
2 31 (5.34%) Firewall
3 25 (4.31%) 3G
4 23 (3.97%) 4G
5 19 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (3.28%) DNS
6 17 (2.93%) HTTP
6 17 (2.93%) LTE
7 16 (2.76%) Unified Communications
7 16 (2.76%) VPN
7 16 (2.76%) MPLS
8 15 (2.59%) SMTP
9 11 (1.90%) IP Telephony
10 10 (1.72%) TCP/IP
11 9 (1.55%) VoLTE
12 8 (1.38%) Network Security
12 8 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.21%) 2G
13 7 (1.21%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (1.03%) OLAP
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.86%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.69%) Big Data
8 3 (0.52%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.34%) MySQL
9 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.17%) Hudson
2 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.17%) Ant
2 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.17%) Toad
2 1 (0.17%) Subversion
2 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 181 (31.21%) Telecoms
2 110 (18.97%) Finance
3 44 (7.59%) Marketing
4 18 (3.10%) Billing
5 14 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.24%) Spanish Language
7 11 (1.90%) Legal
7 11 (1.90%) Retail
7 11 (1.90%) Back Office
8 10 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.21%) French Language
9 7 (1.21%) German Language
10 6 (1.03%) Banking
11 5 (0.86%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.86%) Front Office
12 4 (0.69%) Advertising
12 4 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.69%) Electronics
13 3 (0.52%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 215 (37.07%) Project Manager
2 62 (10.69%) Analyst
3 38 (6.55%) Architect
4 31 (5.34%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.17%) Coordinator
6 28 (4.83%) Technical Manager
7 26 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 21 (3.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 20 (3.45%) Service Manager
9 20 (3.45%) Transition Manager
10 19 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
10 19 (3.28%) Consultant
11 18 (3.10%) Technical Project Manager
12 17 (2.93%) Programme Manager
12 17 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
13 16 (2.76%) Senior Manager
14 15 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.41%) Designer
16 13 (2.24%) Service Transition Manager
17 12 (2.07%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.24%) HTML
2 12 (2.07%) Middleware
3 10 (1.72%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.72%) Web Services
4 9 (1.55%) .NET
5 8 (1.38%) SOAP
6 7 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.03%) HTML5
8 5 (0.86%) REST
8 5 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.69%) CSS
10 3 (0.52%) EDI
11 2 (0.34%) Ajax
11 2 (0.34%) XML
11 2 (0.34%) RESTful
12 1 (0.17%) OpenID
12 1 (0.17%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.17%) CSS3
12 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (9.31%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.66%) PMI
4 25 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.90%) Social Media
6 10 (1.72%) Replication
7 9 (1.55%) FMCG
8 8 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.38%) User Experience
9 7 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.86%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.86%) Statistics
11 4 (0.69%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.69%) GIS
11 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.52%) DTV
12 3 (0.52%) IPTV
12 3 (0.52%) Chemistry
12 3 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.10%) Windows
2 23 (3.97%) Windows 7
3 18 (3.10%) Linux
4 16 (2.76%) UNIX
5 7 (1.21%) AIX
6 4 (0.69%) Solaris
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.34%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (28.10%) PRINCE2
2 95 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (13.62%) ITIL
4 61 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (9.14%) Service Management
6 48 (8.28%) Migration
7 47 (8.10%) Service Delivery
8 40 (6.90%) Change Management
9 39 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (6.38%) Risk Management
11 35 (6.03%) Project Planning
12 29 (5.00%) Change Control
12 29 (5.00%) PRINCE
13 28 (4.83%) Programme Management
14 26 (4.48%) E-Commerce
15 23 (3.97%) Validation
16 22 (3.79%) Business Analysis
17 20 (3.45%) ERP
17 20 (3.45%) CRM
17 20 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.00%) SQL
2 12 (2.07%) Java
3 11 (1.90%) C
4 10 (1.72%) Perl
5 9 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.03%) C-shell
8 3 (0.52%) Python
8 3 (0.52%) VB
8 3 (0.52%) C#
9 2 (0.34%) PHP
9 2 (0.34%) ABAP
10 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.17%) Tcl
10 1 (0.17%) Groovy
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) VBScript
10 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (12.93%) PMI Certification
2 63 (10.86%) Degree
3 53 (9.14%) PMP
4 31 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 29 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 24 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.55%) ACCA
8 9 (1.55%) CIMA
8 9 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.21%) CCNA
10 7 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.03%) MCITP
12 5 (0.86%) ISEB
13 4 (0.69%) CISSP
14 3 (0.52%) MCSE
14 3 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.17%) QA
2 13 (2.24%) SLA
3 12 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.21%) GxP
5 5 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.69%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.52%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.34%) GMP
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) NFS
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.86%) OpenView
2 5 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.52%) HP NNM
3 3 (0.52%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.34%) Netcool
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.79%) SAP
3 48 (8.28%) Oracle
4 40 (6.90%) Cisco
5 19 (3.28%) Remedy
6 17 (2.93%) CheckPoint
7 16 (2.76%) Citrix
8 14 (2.41%) HP
8 14 (2.41%) VMware
9 12 (2.07%) Cognos
10 11 (1.90%) Ericsson
11 8 (1.38%) Amdocs
12 7 (1.21%) Nokia
13 6 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.03%) Huawei
14 5 (0.86%) Ab Initio
14 5 (0.86%) webMethods
14 5 (0.86%) Hyperion
14 5 (0.86%) BMC
15 4 (0.69%) Vitria
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Newbury
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Rate: £200.00 - £400 per day
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