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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 227 280 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.09% 9.92% 10.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 13.37% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 146 134
Average daily rate £400 £398 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
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
1977 2094 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 74.15% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1106 1030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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
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 29 April 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 +4 92 £440 +6.02% 6
Slough 0 22 £400 +22.13% 7
Bracknell -3 18 £313 -10.71% 6
Wokingham 0 8 - -
Maidenhead -8 7 £365 -8.17% 5
Newbury -11 7 £400 +14.28% 8
Windsor 0 4 £675 +107.69% 2
Hungerford - 1 £330 -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 138 (29.61%) PRINCE2
2 130 (27.90%) Telecoms
3 113 (24.25%) Finance
4 88 (18.88%) ITIL
5 81 (17.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (15.24%) Microsoft
7 59 (12.66%) MS Excel
8 56 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (11.80%) MS Project
10 54 (11.59%) Degree
11 48 (10.30%) Change Management
12 40 (8.58%) PMI Certification
12 40 (8.58%) ITIL V3
12 40 (8.58%) Data Centre
13 34 (7.30%) SharePoint
14 33 (7.08%) Programme Management
14 33 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (6.65%) PMP
15 31 (6.65%) Risk Management
16 30 (6.44%) Marketing
17 29 (6.22%) SAP
18 28 (6.01%) Service Delivery
19 25 (5.36%) Service Management
20 24 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 23 (4.94%) Retail
21 23 (4.94%) Business Analysis
21 23 (4.94%) QA
21 23 (4.94%) MS Office
21 23 (4.94%) Oracle
21 23 (4.94%) 3G

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.93%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.72%) CMS
4 4 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.43%) Apache
5 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.43%) SAS
5 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.21%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 55 (11.80%) MS Project
3 23 (4.94%) MS Office
4 15 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.50%) Eloqua
3 5 (1.07%) HFM
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.64%) Unica
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.00%) Office 365
2 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.29%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.43%) AdWords
5 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 2 (0.43%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.21%) Force.com
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.94%) 3G
2 19 (4.08%) Internet
2 19 (4.08%) LAN
2 19 (4.08%) LTE
3 18 (3.86%) 4G
4 16 (3.43%) WAN
5 15 (3.22%) Firewall
6 13 (2.79%) MPLS
7 11 (2.36%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (2.36%) VoLTE
7 11 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (1.93%) Broadband
8 9 (1.93%) Skype
9 8 (1.72%) DNS
10 7 (1.50%) IP Telephony
10 7 (1.50%) LDAP
11 6 (1.29%) Diameter Protocol
11 6 (1.29%) INAP
11 6 (1.29%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (1.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (1.50%) Big Data
3 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.64%) MS Access
5 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.43%) MySQL
6 2 (0.43%) Power BI
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) ActiveReports
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.86%) JIRA
2 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.43%) AppScan
3 2 (0.43%) JUnit
3 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) Ant
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.21%) Toad
4 1 (0.21%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 130 (27.90%) Telecoms
2 113 (24.25%) Finance
3 30 (6.44%) Marketing
4 23 (4.94%) Retail
5 18 (3.86%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.22%) Billing
6 15 (3.22%) Legal
7 14 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.79%) Back Office
9 9 (1.93%) Automotive
9 9 (1.93%) Front Office
10 7 (1.50%) Banking
10 7 (1.50%) Electronics
11 4 (0.86%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.64%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.43%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (41.20%) Project Manager
2 51 (10.94%) Analyst
3 25 (5.36%) IT Manager
4 24 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
4 24 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
5 23 (4.94%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.29%) Technical Manager
7 19 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 19 (4.08%) Telecoms Manager
8 17 (3.65%) Architect
9 16 (3.43%) Consultant
9 16 (3.43%) PMO Analyst
10 14 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.79%) Senior Manager
11 13 (2.79%) Senior Project Manager
11 13 (2.79%) Technical Project Manager
11 13 (2.79%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 12 (2.58%) Project Analyst
13 11 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.36%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.15%) Web Services
2 9 (1.93%) .NET
3 7 (1.50%) HTML
3 7 (1.50%) SOAP
4 6 (1.29%) SPML
5 3 (0.64%) CSS
5 3 (0.64%) Middleware
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (0.64%) Spring
5 3 (0.64%) WCF
5 3 (0.64%) WPF
6 2 (0.43%) Ajax
6 2 (0.43%) COM
6 2 (0.43%) jQuery
6 2 (0.43%) JSP
6 2 (0.43%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.43%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) XSD
7 1 (0.21%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.15%) PMI
5 10 (2.15%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.72%) Replication
8 7 (1.50%) FMCG
8 7 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (1.50%) User Experience
9 6 (1.29%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.86%) Chemistry
10 4 (0.86%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.64%) CESG
11 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.64%) Life Science
11 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.22%) Windows
2 12 (2.58%) Unix
3 10 (2.15%) Linux
4 5 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.86%) AIX
5 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.64%) Android
6 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (29.61%) PRINCE2
2 88 (18.88%) ITIL
3 81 (17.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (10.30%) Change Management
6 40 (8.58%) ITIL V3
7 33 (7.08%) Programme Management
8 31 (6.65%) Risk Management
9 28 (6.01%) Service Delivery
10 25 (5.36%) Service Management
11 23 (4.94%) Business Analysis
12 22 (4.72%) Migration
13 21 (4.51%) SDLC
14 20 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (4.08%) Project Planning
16 18 (3.86%) Change Control
16 18 (3.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 16 (3.43%) Scrum
17 16 (3.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.00%) SQL
2 8 (1.72%) C
3 7 (1.50%) Java
4 5 (1.07%) C#
5 4 (0.86%) Python
6 3 (0.64%) Perl
7 2 (0.43%) C++
7 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.21%) AWK
8 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.21%) Korn
8 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.21%) PHP
8 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.21%) R
8 1 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 54 (11.59%) Degree
2 40 (8.58%) PMI Certification
3 31 (6.65%) PMP
4 24 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 21 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.72%) CISA
8 8 (1.72%) CISM
8 8 (1.72%) CISSP
8 8 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.50%) APMP
9 7 (1.50%) CCNP
10 6 (1.29%) CRISC
10 6 (1.29%) HNC
10 6 (1.29%) HND
10 6 (1.29%) ISEB
10 6 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.07%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.94%) QA
2 12 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.72%) GxP
3 8 (1.72%) SLA
4 5 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.64%) GAAP
6 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.64%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) GMP
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.21%) MISRA
7 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.43%) vSphere
3 2 (0.43%) XenApp
3 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
1 3 (0.64%) Nagios
2 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.43%) Nessus
2 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.43%) OPNET
2 2 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.43%) WSUS
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.21%) OpenView
3 1 (0.21%) Simpana
Vendors
1 71 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.22%) SAP
3 23 (4.94%) Oracle
4 22 (4.72%) Cisco
5 17 (3.65%) Amdocs
6 15 (3.22%) Ericsson
7 14 (3.00%) Remedy
8 13 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.93%) VMware
10 8 (1.72%) NetApp
11 7 (1.50%) Aprimo
11 7 (1.50%) Marketo
11 7 (1.50%) Nokia
12 6 (1.29%) HP
12 6 (1.29%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.07%) Citrix
13 5 (1.07%) Dell
13 5 (1.07%) IBM
13 5 (1.07%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.07%) Saba
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