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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 257 292 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.37% 11.68% 10.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 16.01% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 127 109
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£398 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.88 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -6.36%
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
1842 1824 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.30% 72.99% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 873 714
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 21 39
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -7 67 £425 +6.25% 25
Bracknell +11 29 £300 -20.00% 5
Slough +1 26 £340 -2.85% 3
Newbury +1 24 £425 +7.59% 4
Maidenhead +11 18 £398 +35.89% 2
Windsor - 7 £600 - 1
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 189 (34.43%) Telecoms
2 155 (28.23%) PRINCE2
3 101 (18.40%) Finance
4 99 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (13.30%) Microsoft
6 72 (13.11%) PMI Certification
7 71 (12.93%) ITIL
8 63 (11.48%) MS Excel
9 61 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (9.47%) Degree
10 52 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (9.11%) Service Delivery
11 50 (9.11%) PMP
12 48 (8.74%) MS Project
12 48 (8.74%) Migration
13 45 (8.20%) SAP
13 45 (8.20%) Data Centre
14 42 (7.65%) MS Office
14 42 (7.65%) Service Management
15 41 (7.47%) Cisco
16 40 (7.29%) MS Visio
16 40 (7.29%) Marketing
17 38 (6.92%) Windows
18 37 (6.74%) Project Planning
19 36 (6.56%) Change Management
20 33 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (5.83%) LAN
21 32 (5.83%) Risk Management
22 31 (5.65%) Firewall
23 30 (5.46%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.19%) Lync
3 8 (1.46%) CMS
4 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.36%) SAS
6 2 (0.36%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 63 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 48 (8.74%) MS Project
3 42 (7.65%) MS Office
4 40 (7.29%) MS Visio
5 24 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.73%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.36%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Unica
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.73%) SaaS
5 3 (0.55%) PaaS
5 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.55%) Office 365
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.83%) LAN
2 31 (5.65%) Firewall
3 29 (5.28%) WAN
4 22 (4.01%) 3G
4 22 (4.01%) 4G
5 19 (3.46%) DNS
6 17 (3.10%) VPN
7 16 (2.91%) MPLS
7 16 (2.91%) Unified Communications
8 15 (2.73%) LTE
8 15 (2.73%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (2.73%) SMTP
8 15 (2.73%) HTTP
9 12 (2.19%) GSM
9 12 (2.19%) UMTS
10 10 (1.82%) IP Telephony
11 9 (1.64%) TCP/IP
12 8 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.46%) VoLTE
13 7 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.28%) MySQL
4 5 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.73%) Big Data
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.55%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Selenium
2 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 189 (34.43%) Telecoms
2 101 (18.40%) Finance
3 40 (7.29%) Marketing
4 23 (4.19%) Billing
5 13 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.37%) Retail
6 11 (2.00%) Legal
6 11 (2.00%) Back Office
7 9 (1.64%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.09%) Banking
9 6 (1.09%) German Language
10 5 (0.91%) Front Office
11 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.73%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.55%) Electronics
12 3 (0.55%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 211 (38.43%) Project Manager
2 58 (10.56%) Analyst
3 35 (6.38%) Technical Manager
4 33 (6.01%) Architect
5 28 (5.10%) Coordinator
5 28 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 26 (4.74%) Consultant
7 25 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 24 (4.37%) Technical Project Manager
9 23 (4.19%) Delivery Manager
10 21 (3.83%) Project Coordinator
11 20 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 18 (3.28%) Programme Manager
13 16 (2.91%) Transition Manager
14 15 (2.73%) Service Manager
15 14 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
16 13 (2.37%) Senior Manager
17 12 (2.19%) Developer
17 12 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.19%) HTML
1 12 (2.19%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.46%) Web Services
3 7 (1.28%) SOAP
4 6 (1.09%) HTML5
5 5 (0.91%) REST
5 5 (0.91%) .NET
5 5 (0.91%) Middleware
5 5 (0.91%) LAMP
6 3 (0.55%) EDI
6 3 (0.55%) CSS
7 2 (0.36%) Ajax
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.18%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.18%) OpenID
8 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.18%) CSS3
8 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.74%) PMI
3 26 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.82%) Replication
6 9 (1.64%) User Experience
7 8 (1.46%) FMCG
8 7 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.09%) Social Media
10 5 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.91%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.73%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.73%) IPTV
12 3 (0.55%) GIS
12 3 (0.55%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.36%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.36%) DTV
13 2 (0.36%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.92%) Windows
2 23 (4.19%) Windows 7
3 17 (3.10%) Linux
4 9 (1.64%) UNIX
5 7 (1.28%) AIX
6 4 (0.73%) Solaris
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.36%) HPUX
9 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.23%) PRINCE2
2 99 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (12.93%) ITIL
4 61 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (9.11%) Service Delivery
6 48 (8.74%) Migration
7 42 (7.65%) Service Management
8 37 (6.74%) Project Planning
9 36 (6.56%) Change Management
10 33 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (5.83%) Risk Management
12 28 (5.10%) PRINCE
13 27 (4.92%) Programme Management
13 27 (4.92%) Change Control
14 26 (4.74%) Scrum
15 22 (4.01%) Analytics
16 21 (3.83%) Business Analysis
17 20 (3.64%) Validation
17 20 (3.64%) E-Commerce
17 20 (3.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.55%) SQL
2 12 (2.19%) Java
3 10 (1.82%) C
4 8 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.73%) Perl
6 3 (0.55%) C#
7 2 (0.36%) PHP
7 2 (0.36%) VB
7 2 (0.36%) ABAP
7 2 (0.36%) Python
8 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.18%) C-shell
8 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (13.11%) PMI Certification
2 52 (9.47%) Degree
3 50 (9.11%) PMP
4 30 (5.46%) Security Cleared
5 23 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.64%) ISEB
9 8 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.28%) CCNA
10 7 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.09%) MCITP
12 4 (0.73%) CISSP
12 4 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
13 3 (0.55%) MCSE
14 2 (0.36%) APMP
15 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.28%) QA
2 14 (2.55%) SLA
3 11 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.73%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.73%) GxP
6 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) NFS
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) OpenView
1 5 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.55%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.55%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.36%) SCCM
3 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.36%) Netcool
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 73 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.20%) SAP
3 41 (7.47%) Cisco
4 29 (5.28%) Oracle
5 18 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 15 (2.73%) Citrix
6 15 (2.73%) VMware
7 14 (2.55%) Remedy
7 14 (2.55%) HP
8 9 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.46%) Ericsson
9 8 (1.46%) Cognos
10 5 (0.91%) Avaya
10 5 (0.91%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.91%) BMC
10 5 (0.91%) webMethods
10 5 (0.91%) Ab Initio
10 5 (0.91%) Amdocs
10 5 (0.91%) Huawei
11 4 (0.73%) F5
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