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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 33 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 109 238 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.84% 9.24% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 9.97% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 156 154
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £42.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-27.38% +41.17%
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
2061 2387 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.48% 92.66% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1355 1160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 111 74
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 0 40 £439 -2.50% 5
Maidenhead +2 9 £388 +30.25% 3
Bracknell -17 9 £315 -1.56% 2
Slough -9 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Windsor -1 1 £475 +82.69%
Wokingham -10 1 - -
Newbury -17 1 £400 -15.78% 1
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 146 (48.99%) Project Management
2 88 (29.53%) PRINCE2
3 67 (22.48%) Finance
4 58 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (18.46%) Telecoms
6 51 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (14.09%) Microsoft
8 37 (12.42%) ITIL
9 36 (12.08%) MS Project
10 30 (10.07%) Migration
11 29 (9.73%) Data Centre
12 28 (9.40%) MS Excel
13 25 (8.39%) Project Planning
14 21 (7.05%) Degree
14 21 (7.05%) PMI Certification
14 21 (7.05%) ITIL V3
15 19 (6.38%) Security Cleared
15 19 (6.38%) CRM
15 19 (6.38%) SharePoint
15 19 (6.38%) PMP
16 18 (6.04%) Change Management
17 17 (5.70%) Risk Management
18 16 (5.37%) Programme Management
18 16 (5.37%) SC Cleared
18 16 (5.37%) Project Governance
18 16 (5.37%) SDLC
19 14 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 14 (4.70%) Scrum
20 13 (4.36%) Service Management
20 13 (4.36%) Waterfall

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 19 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.01%) CMS
3 3 (1.01%) Drupal
3 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 36 (12.08%) MS Project
2 28 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.03%) MS Office
4 5 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) HFM
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.67%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.34%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.69%) Office 365
2 5 (1.68%) SaaS
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.03%) WAN
1 12 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (3.69%) LAN
3 7 (2.35%) Firewall
3 7 (2.35%) LTE
3 7 (2.35%) MPLS
4 6 (2.01%) Internet
4 6 (2.01%) VoLTE
4 6 (2.01%) VPN
5 4 (1.34%) BIG-IP
5 4 (1.34%) Network Security
5 4 (1.34%) SDH
6 3 (1.01%) ADSL
6 3 (1.01%) ATM
6 3 (1.01%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.01%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.67%) Intranet
7 2 (0.67%) Skype
7 2 (0.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.34%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.35%) Big Data
2 3 (1.01%) GIS
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.34%) QlikView
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (22.48%) Finance
2 55 (18.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.03%) Retail
4 9 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.35%) Billing
6 6 (2.01%) Automotive
7 3 (1.01%) Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Games
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.68%) Middleware
1 5 (1.68%) Velocity
2 4 (1.34%) .NET
3 3 (1.01%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.34%) CSS
4 1 (0.34%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.34%) J2EE
4 1 (0.34%) JSP
4 1 (0.34%) Mason
4 1 (0.34%) OAuth
4 1 (0.34%) Symfony
4 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.69%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.68%) PMI
5 7 (2.35%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.34%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.34%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.34%) Life Science
7 4 (1.34%) PKI
7 4 (1.34%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.01%) Biology
8 3 (1.01%) Chemistry
8 3 (1.01%) IVR
8 3 (1.01%) User Experience
9 2 (0.67%) Economics
9 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.67%) iPad
9 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.35%) Windows
2 3 (1.01%) Android
2 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.34%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (48.99%) Project Management
2 88 (29.53%) PRINCE2
3 58 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (12.42%) ITIL
6 30 (10.07%) Migration
7 25 (8.39%) Project Planning
8 21 (7.05%) ITIL V3
9 19 (6.38%) CRM
10 18 (6.04%) Change Management
11 17 (5.70%) Risk Management
12 16 (5.37%) Programme Management
12 16 (5.37%) Project Governance
12 16 (5.37%) SDLC
13 14 (4.70%) Scrum
13 14 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (4.36%) Service Management
14 13 (4.36%) Waterfall
15 12 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.68%) Java
2 5 (1.68%) SQL
3 2 (0.67%) C
3 2 (0.67%) PHP
4 1 (0.34%) C++
4 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.05%) Degree
1 21 (7.05%) PMI Certification
2 19 (6.38%) PMP
2 19 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.68%) CITP
6 3 (1.01%) ACCA
6 3 (1.01%) CIMA
6 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.67%) APMP
7 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.67%) CCNA
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.02%) QA
2 7 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.68%) NEBOSH
4 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.34%) QRadar
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.03%) Amdocs
2 12 (4.03%) Cisco
2 12 (4.03%) Remedy
2 12 (4.03%) SAP
3 9 (3.02%) Ericsson
4 6 (2.01%) Oracle
5 5 (1.68%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.68%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.34%) F5
7 2 (0.67%) BroadSoft
7 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.67%) EMC
7 2 (0.67%) Google
7 2 (0.67%) Greenplum
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.67%) Sun
7 2 (0.67%) VMware
8 1 (0.34%) Avaya
8 1 (0.34%) Nortel
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