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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 29 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 128 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.41% 8.75% 11.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 9.45% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 139 156
Median daily rate £431 £436 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
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
2187 2285 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.43% 92.59% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1145 1104
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.32 £36.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1 52 £475 +5.55% 1
Maidenhead +7 12 £400 -3.03% 4
Bracknell -17 9 £308 -26.63%
Wokingham - 7 £408 -
Newbury -11 6 £400 +4.91%
Slough -16 5 £500 +25.00% 4
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 162 (51.43%) Project Management
2 99 (31.43%) PRINCE2
3 82 (26.03%) Finance
4 70 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 49 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (12.06%) ITIL
8 37 (11.75%) Microsoft
9 35 (11.11%) MS Project
10 26 (8.25%) Data Centre
11 25 (7.94%) Migration
12 24 (7.62%) MS Excel
13 22 (6.98%) PMI Certification
14 21 (6.67%) CRM
14 21 (6.67%) Project Planning
14 21 (6.67%) Degree
15 20 (6.35%) ITIL V3
16 19 (6.03%) Security Cleared
16 19 (6.03%) PMP
17 18 (5.71%) Change Management
17 18 (5.71%) Risk Management
18 17 (5.40%) SAP
18 17 (5.40%) Retail
19 16 (5.08%) Programme Management
19 16 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 16 (5.08%) SC Cleared
19 16 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (4.76%) Project Governance
21 14 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 14 (4.44%) SharePoint

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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.59%) CMS
3 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (11.11%) MS Project
2 24 (7.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.49%) MS Office
4 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) HFM
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.63%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.63%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.63%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.17%) Office 365
2 5 (1.59%) SaaS
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.17%) WAN
2 9 (2.86%) LAN
3 8 (2.54%) LTE
4 7 (2.22%) Internet
5 6 (1.90%) MPLS
5 6 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.59%) VoLTE
7 4 (1.27%) 3G
7 4 (1.27%) Firewall
7 4 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.27%) SDH
8 3 (0.95%) ATM
8 3 (0.95%) VPN
9 2 (0.63%) ADSL
9 2 (0.63%) Intranet
9 2 (0.63%) Wireless
10 1 (0.32%) 2G
10 1 (0.32%) Broadband
10 1 (0.32%) DWDM
10 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.22%) Big Data
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (0.95%) GIS
4 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.32%) QlikView
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (26.03%) Finance
2 63 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.40%) Retail
4 10 (3.17%) Banking
5 8 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.22%) Billing
7 5 (1.59%) Legal
8 4 (1.27%) Automotive
8 4 (1.27%) Marketing
9 3 (0.95%) Games
9 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.59%) Velocity
2 3 (0.95%) .NET
2 3 (0.95%) Middleware
3 2 (0.63%) Mason
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.32%) OAuth
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.90%) PKI
6 4 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.27%) PMI
6 4 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.95%) IVR
8 2 (0.63%) Economics
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) FMCG
8 2 (0.63%) iPad
8 2 (0.63%) Life Science
8 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.63%) Replication
8 2 (0.63%) User Experience
8 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.59%) Windows
2 3 (0.95%) AIX
2 3 (0.95%) Android
2 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.63%) Linux
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (51.43%) Project Management
2 99 (31.43%) PRINCE2
3 70 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (12.06%) ITIL
6 25 (7.94%) Migration
7 21 (6.67%) CRM
7 21 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 20 (6.35%) ITIL V3
9 18 (5.71%) Change Management
9 18 (5.71%) Risk Management
10 16 (5.08%) Programme Management
10 16 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (4.76%) Project Governance
12 14 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.13%) SDLC
14 12 (3.81%) Business Analysis
14 12 (3.81%) PRINCE
14 12 (3.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.59%) Java
2 3 (0.95%) SQL
3 1 (0.32%) C
3 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.98%) PMI Certification
2 21 (6.67%) Degree
3 19 (6.03%) PMP
3 19 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.59%) CITP
7 3 (0.95%) ACCA
7 3 (0.95%) APMP
7 3 (0.95%) CIMA
7 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) CCNA
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) CBAP
9 1 (0.32%) IIBA
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.17%) QA
2 7 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.63%) NEBOSH
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) GAAP
4 1 (0.32%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.32%) OpenView
2 1 (0.32%) QRadar
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.40%) SAP
3 11 (3.49%) Oracle
3 11 (3.49%) Remedy
4 10 (3.17%) Amdocs
5 9 (2.86%) Cisco
6 8 (2.54%) Ericsson
7 5 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.59%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.63%) EMC
8 2 (0.63%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.32%) BT
9 1 (0.32%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.32%) HP
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) Sun
9 1 (0.32%) Symantec
9 1 (0.32%) VMware
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