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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 253 260 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.76% 9.88% 11.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.09% 13.45% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 144 100
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £27.88 £12.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.29% -68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £11.90 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £113.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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
1795 1933 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.28% 73.47% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 978 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £126.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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
(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 +9 91 £410 +2.50% 25
Newbury +4 31 £405 - 7
Slough -5 18 £375 -11.76% 9
Bracknell 0 16 £350 -13.04% 3
Maidenhead -6 10 £238 -40.62% 9
Windsor -2 4 £313 -3.84% 2
Wokingham - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 193 (37.84%) Telecoms
2 168 (32.94%) PRINCE2
3 92 (18.04%) Finance
4 86 (16.86%) Degree
5 78 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (13.92%) ITIL
7 69 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (11.96%) MS Excel
8 61 (11.96%) Microsoft
8 61 (11.96%) PMI Certification
9 57 (11.18%) MS Project
10 48 (9.41%) Billing
11 46 (9.02%) 3G
12 44 (8.63%) Internet
13 41 (8.04%) Marketing
13 41 (8.04%) Computer Science
14 39 (7.65%) MS Office
14 39 (7.65%) Change Management
15 38 (7.45%) Service Delivery
15 38 (7.45%) PMP
16 36 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 36 (7.06%) Programme Management
16 36 (7.06%) Project Planning
17 33 (6.47%) Management Information System
18 31 (6.08%) Scrum
18 31 (6.08%) CRM
18 31 (6.08%) Security Cleared
19 30 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
19 30 (5.88%) MS Visio

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.96%) IIS
3 6 (1.18%) CMS
4 2 (0.39%) Lync
4 2 (0.39%) Drupal
4 2 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) SAS
5 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.20%) WordPress
5 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.18%) MS Project
3 39 (7.65%) MS Office
4 30 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.39%) Agresso
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.57%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) Force.com
4 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.02%) 3G
2 44 (8.63%) Internet
3 25 (4.90%) 4G
4 24 (4.71%) Broadband
5 23 (4.51%) LTE
6 21 (4.12%) MPLS
7 20 (3.92%) Firewall
7 20 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (2.35%) LAN
9 12 (2.35%) WAN
10 11 (2.16%) DNS
10 11 (2.16%) Wireless
10 11 (2.16%) VoLTE
11 10 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.96%) BGP
12 9 (1.76%) TCP/IP
13 8 (1.57%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.57%) GSM
13 8 (1.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.55%) MySQL
2 12 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.78%) DB2
7 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Essbase
8 1 (0.20%) QlikView
8 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.59%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.39%) TestPartner
3 2 (0.39%) Subversion
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.39%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 193 (37.84%) Telecoms
2 92 (18.04%) Finance
3 48 (9.41%) Billing
4 41 (8.04%) Marketing
5 20 (3.92%) Retail
6 17 (3.33%) Legal
7 10 (1.96%) German Language
7 10 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.37%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.78%) Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (37.84%) Project Manager
2 38 (7.45%) Analyst
3 32 (6.27%) Coordinator
4 29 (5.69%) Delivery Manager
5 25 (4.90%) Consultant
5 25 (4.90%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 24 (4.71%) Architect
7 23 (4.51%) Technical Manager
8 18 (3.53%) Developer
9 17 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 16 (3.14%) Change Manager
10 16 (3.14%) Senior Manager
11 15 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
12 13 (2.55%) Technical Project Manager
12 13 (2.55%) Senior Project Manager
13 12 (2.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
13 12 (2.35%) Programme Manager
14 11 (2.16%) IT Project Manager
15 10 (1.96%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.33%) HTML
2 14 (2.75%) .NET
3 13 (2.55%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 10 (1.96%) LAMP
4 10 (1.96%) J2EE
5 9 (1.76%) WCF
5 9 (1.76%) WPF
6 8 (1.57%) Web Services
7 6 (1.18%) jQuery
7 6 (1.18%) CSS
8 5 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.98%) HTML5
9 4 (0.78%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.78%) XML
10 3 (0.59%) APPC
10 3 (0.59%) Middleware
10 3 (0.59%) MDX
10 3 (0.59%) Mason
10 3 (0.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.71%) PMI
5 10 (1.96%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.76%) User Experience
7 8 (1.57%) Social Media
8 7 (1.37%) NHS
9 6 (1.18%) Open Source
10 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.78%) PKI
12 3 (0.59%) AS400
12 3 (0.59%) Replication
12 3 (0.59%) GIS
12 3 (0.59%) FMCG
12 3 (0.59%) iSeries
13 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.39%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.10%) Linux
2 20 (3.92%) Windows
3 9 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (1.76%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.37%) UNIX
5 5 (0.98%) Solaris
6 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.59%) OS/400
6 3 (0.59%) Android
6 3 (0.59%) i5/OS
6 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (32.94%) PRINCE2
2 71 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.92%) ITIL
3 69 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (7.65%) Change Management
5 38 (7.45%) Service Delivery
6 36 (7.06%) Programme Management
6 36 (7.06%) Project Planning
7 31 (6.08%) Scrum
7 31 (6.08%) CRM
8 30 (5.88%) Migration
9 24 (4.71%) Waterfall
9 24 (4.71%) Service Management
10 23 (4.51%) Release Management
10 23 (4.51%) Time Management
10 23 (4.51%) Change Control
11 22 (4.31%) Validation
12 18 (3.53%) Supplier Management
12 18 (3.53%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.29%) SQL
2 13 (2.55%) C#
3 12 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.76%) VB.NET
5 8 (1.57%) C
6 7 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.37%) VBScript
7 6 (1.18%) Java
8 3 (0.59%) COBOL
8 3 (0.59%) RPG
8 3 (0.59%) PHP
8 3 (0.59%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.39%) Python
10 1 (0.20%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.20%) C++
10 1 (0.20%) Perl
10 1 (0.20%) PHP5
10 1 (0.20%) PHP4
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (16.86%) Degree
2 61 (11.96%) PMI Certification
3 38 (7.45%) PMP
4 36 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 31 (6.08%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.16%) ISEB
7 11 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.59%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.59%) CISSP
9 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.59%) CCNP
9 3 (0.59%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) AAT
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.39%) ACCA
10 2 (0.39%) CIMA
10 2 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.69%) QA
2 7 (1.37%) SLA
3 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.39%) BS15000
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.98%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.59%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.59%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.39%) SCCM
4 2 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) cPanel
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 61 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.51%) Cisco
3 18 (3.53%) Oracle
4 17 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 16 (3.14%) SAP
6 15 (2.94%) F5
7 14 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.55%) HP
9 11 (2.16%) VMware
10 10 (1.96%) EMC
11 9 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 8 (1.57%) Amdocs
12 8 (1.57%) Ericsson
13 7 (1.37%) BMC
14 6 (1.18%) Remedy
15 5 (0.98%) Dell
15 5 (0.98%) Sun
15 5 (0.98%) Crossbeam
15 5 (0.98%) Google
Windsor
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £470 - £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £380 - £460 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £380 - £460 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago