The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 17 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 187 200 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.76% 7.87% 9.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.39% 8.45% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 140 139
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -2.77%
Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2228 2367 2347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.41% 93.19% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1213 1139
Median daily rate £408 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 80
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Berkshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Berkshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 65 £465 +3.33% 8
Slough -2 13 £450 +7.46% 4
Bracknell -6 12 £421 +1.57%
Maidenhead +3 10 £400 -3.03% 2
Wokingham - 10 £416 - 1
Newbury -4 7 £500 +33.33% 1
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 187 (51.37%) Project Management
2 143 (39.29%) PRINCE2
3 105 (28.85%) Finance
4 86 (23.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (19.78%) Telecoms
6 52 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (11.81%) ITIL
8 40 (10.99%) Microsoft
9 34 (9.34%) MS Project
10 33 (9.07%) Risk Management
11 29 (7.97%) PMI Certification
12 28 (7.69%) MS Excel
13 27 (7.42%) Change Management
13 27 (7.42%) Migration
14 26 (7.14%) SAP
15 24 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 24 (6.59%) PMP
16 23 (6.32%) Retail
16 23 (6.32%) Data Centre
17 22 (6.04%) ITIL V3
18 20 (5.49%) Project Planning
18 20 (5.49%) Programme Management
19 19 (5.22%) CRM
19 19 (5.22%) Degree
19 19 (5.22%) Security Cleared
20 17 (4.67%) SDLC
21 16 (4.40%) SC Cleared
22 15 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
23 14 (3.85%) SharePoint
23 14 (3.85%) Business Intelligence

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.65%) CMS
3 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.34%) MS Project
2 28 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.02%) MS Office
4 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.10%) HFM
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.55%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.55%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.47%) Office 365
2 5 (1.37%) SaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.47%) LTE
2 7 (1.92%) LAN
2 7 (1.92%) WAN
2 7 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.65%) Internet
3 6 (1.65%) VoLTE
4 5 (1.37%) 3G
4 5 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (1.10%) SDH
6 3 (0.82%) ATM
6 3 (0.82%) Firewall
6 3 (0.82%) MPLS
7 2 (0.55%) 2G
7 2 (0.55%) ADSL
7 2 (0.55%) Intranet
7 2 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.55%) VPN
7 2 (0.55%) Wireless
8 1 (0.27%) Broadband
8 1 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (1.92%) Big Data
3 3 (0.82%) GIS
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.27%) QlikView
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.27%) VersionOne
General
1 105 (28.85%) Finance
2 72 (19.78%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.32%) Retail
4 11 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.75%) Banking
6 7 (1.92%) Automotive
6 7 (1.92%) Billing
7 6 (1.65%) Legal
8 5 (1.37%) Marketing
9 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.82%) Electronics
10 3 (0.82%) Publishing
11 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.37%) Velocity
2 3 (0.82%) .NET
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.55%) Mason
3 2 (0.55%) Middleware
3 2 (0.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.32%) Data Centre
2 10 (2.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.75%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.47%) Smart Meter
4 8 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.65%) Life Science
5 6 (1.65%) PKI
5 6 (1.65%) PMI
6 4 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.10%) NHS
7 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.82%) FMCG
7 3 (0.82%) Informatics
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.55%) IVR
8 2 (0.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.27%) CCTV
9 1 (0.27%) Social Media
9 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.10%) Windows
2 3 (0.82%) AIX
2 3 (0.82%) Android
2 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.55%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (51.37%) Project Management
2 143 (39.29%) PRINCE2
3 86 (23.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (11.81%) ITIL
6 33 (9.07%) Risk Management
7 27 (7.42%) Change Management
7 27 (7.42%) Migration
8 22 (6.04%) ITIL V3
9 20 (5.49%) Programme Management
9 20 (5.49%) Project Planning
10 19 (5.22%) CRM
11 17 (4.67%) SDLC
12 15 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (3.85%) Project Governance
13 14 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (3.30%) PRINCE
14 12 (3.30%) Scrum
15 11 (3.02%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (0.27%) C
2 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
2 1 (0.27%) PHP
2 1 (0.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.97%) PMI Certification
2 24 (6.59%) PMP
2 24 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (5.22%) Degree
3 19 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.10%) CITP
6 4 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) ACCA
7 3 (0.82%) CIMA
8 2 (0.55%) APMP
8 2 (0.55%) CCNA
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.27%) CBAP
9 1 (0.27%) IIBA
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.82%) GAAP
3 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.27%) OpenView
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.14%) SAP
3 13 (3.57%) Oracle
4 12 (3.30%) Amdocs
4 12 (3.30%) Remedy
5 10 (2.75%) Ericsson
6 9 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.20%) Cisco
8 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.37%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.37%) Saba
9 4 (1.10%) Progress
10 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.55%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.55%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.27%) F5
12 1 (0.27%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.27%) Tableau
12 1 (0.27%) WSO2
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