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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 225 257 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.93% 9.56% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.35% 13.11% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 130 149
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £43.75 £27.88 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.95% +132.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £15.38 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £41.00 £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.12% +14.32%
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
1982 1961 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.68% 72.98% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1000 1035
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 75 £356 -14.67% 19
Newbury +3 22 £355 -16.58% 2
Slough +3 20 £400 +6.66% 3
Bracknell +3 18 £300 -14.28% 6
Maidenhead -5 8 £400 +58.41% 4
Windsor +6 7 £480 +53.60% 1
Wokingham -6 2 £550 +22.22%
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 164 (31.97%) PRINCE2
2 140 (27.29%) Telecoms
3 139 (27.10%) Finance
4 101 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (17.74%) ITIL
6 60 (11.70%) PMI Certification
7 51 (9.94%) Change Management
8 48 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (9.16%) Microsoft
10 46 (8.97%) PMP
10 46 (8.97%) MS Excel
10 46 (8.97%) Marketing
11 43 (8.38%) Data Centre
12 42 (8.19%) MS Project
13 40 (7.80%) Degree
14 39 (7.60%) Programme Management
14 39 (7.60%) SAP
14 39 (7.60%) Migration
15 37 (7.21%) Project Planning
15 37 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (6.63%) QA
17 31 (6.04%) Risk Management
17 31 (6.04%) Oracle
17 31 (6.04%) SharePoint
18 28 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (5.26%) SDLC
20 26 (5.07%) Business Analysis
20 26 (5.07%) MS Office
21 24 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
21 24 (4.68%) Coaching

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.95%) CMS
3 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.78%) Apache
5 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.39%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.19%) IIS
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.19%) Node.js
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 42 (8.19%) MS Project
3 26 (5.07%) MS Office
4 24 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (3.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.58%) Maya
7 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (2.73%) Eloqua
2 12 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) HFM
4 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Maximo
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.19%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.34%) SaaS
2 7 (1.36%) Office 365
2 7 (1.36%) Taleo
3 3 (0.58%) AdWords
3 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.58%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.39%) Yammer
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Force.com
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.31%) LAN
2 15 (2.92%) Firewall
3 14 (2.73%) DNS
3 14 (2.73%) LTE
4 13 (2.53%) 3G
4 13 (2.53%) Internet
4 13 (2.53%) Radio Access Network
4 13 (2.53%) WAN
5 11 (2.14%) HTTP
6 10 (1.95%) 4G
6 10 (1.95%) MPLS
7 9 (1.75%) VoLTE
8 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.36%) 2G
9 7 (1.36%) Wireless
10 6 (1.17%) Broadband
10 6 (1.17%) SMTP
11 5 (0.97%) SAN
11 5 (0.97%) SSL
11 5 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.58%) MS Access
7 2 (0.39%) Power BI
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) GIS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) gulp
2 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.19%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) VersionOne
2 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 140 (27.29%) Telecoms
2 139 (27.10%) Finance
3 46 (8.97%) Marketing
4 20 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.31%) Legal
6 15 (2.92%) Billing
7 13 (2.53%) Retail
8 12 (2.34%) Electronics
9 9 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.56%) Automotive
11 4 (0.78%) Banking
12 3 (0.58%) German Language
12 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 222 (43.27%) Project Manager
2 58 (11.31%) Analyst
3 34 (6.63%) Business Analyst
4 29 (5.65%) Telecoms Manager
5 27 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 23 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 23 (4.48%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 20 (3.90%) IT Manager
7 20 (3.90%) Technical Project Manager
8 19 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 18 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (3.31%) Senior Manager
11 16 (3.12%) Programme Manager
11 16 (3.12%) Senior Project Manager
12 15 (2.92%) Marketing Specialist
12 15 (2.92%) PMO Analyst
13 14 (2.73%) Automation Specialist
13 14 (2.73%) Consultant
13 14 (2.73%) Marketing Automation Specialist
14 13 (2.53%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.12%) Web Services
2 8 (1.56%) HTML
3 6 (1.17%) Middleware
4 5 (0.97%) .NET
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.39%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) CSS
7 1 (0.19%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) J2EE
7 1 (0.19%) Java EE
7 1 (0.19%) Leaflet
7 1 (0.19%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.19%) OpenID
7 1 (0.19%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) Sass
7 1 (0.19%) SOAP
7 1 (0.19%) Spring
7 1 (0.19%) Struts
7 1 (0.19%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.38%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.92%) PMI
4 13 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.75%) User Experience
7 8 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.17%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.97%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.78%) Chemistry
11 4 (0.78%) Life Science
11 4 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.78%) NHS
11 4 (0.78%) Replication
11 4 (0.78%) Social Media
11 4 (0.78%) Statistics
12 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.48%) Windows
2 20 (3.90%) Linux
3 16 (3.12%) Unix
4 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.97%) AIX
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.39%) Android
8 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.39%) Solaris
8 2 (0.39%) SUSE
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (31.97%) PRINCE2
2 101 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 91 (17.74%) ITIL
4 51 (9.94%) Change Management
5 48 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (7.60%) Migration
6 39 (7.60%) Programme Management
7 37 (7.21%) Project Planning
8 31 (6.04%) Risk Management
9 28 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (5.26%) SDLC
11 26 (5.07%) Business Analysis
12 24 (4.68%) Change Control
12 24 (4.68%) Coaching
12 24 (4.68%) ITIL V3
13 23 (4.48%) CRM
14 22 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
15 20 (3.90%) Resource Management
15 20 (3.90%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.92%) SQL
2 9 (1.75%) Java
3 7 (1.36%) C
4 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.19%) AWK
5 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.19%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) Korn
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 60 (11.70%) PMI Certification
2 46 (8.97%) PMP
3 40 (7.80%) Degree
4 22 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.92%) ISEB
7 14 (2.73%) APMP
7 14 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.75%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.56%) CCNP
11 6 (1.17%) CCIE
11 6 (1.17%) CISSP
12 5 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.78%) CISA
13 4 (0.78%) CISM
13 4 (0.78%) CRISC
14 3 (0.58%) MBA
15 2 (0.39%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.63%) QA
2 12 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (2.34%) SLA
3 6 (1.17%) GxP
4 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) GAAP
5 3 (0.58%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) GMP
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.19%) MISRA
7 1 (0.19%) P3O
7 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.78%) XenApp
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.39%) XenServer
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (0.39%) OPNET
1 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (0.39%) WSUS
2 1 (0.19%) Endace
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.19%) OpenView
2 1 (0.19%) Simpana
Vendors
1 47 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.60%) SAP
3 31 (6.04%) Oracle
4 18 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.31%) Cisco
6 14 (2.73%) Aprimo
6 14 (2.73%) Marketo
7 13 (2.53%) Amdocs
7 13 (2.53%) Ericsson
8 11 (2.14%) Remedy
8 11 (2.14%) VMware
9 9 (1.75%) Citrix
10 8 (1.56%) HP
11 7 (1.36%) Huawei
12 6 (1.17%) BT
12 6 (1.17%) Nokia
12 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.97%) IBM
13 5 (0.97%) Saba
14 4 (0.78%) Teradata
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