The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 213 236 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.56% 8.38% 10.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 9.31% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 159 124
Average daily rate
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£418 £430 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £175.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.71% +392.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
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
2508 2534 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.00% 89.95% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1303 799
Average daily rate £398 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 108 133
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
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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 69 £425 -2.57% 10
Newbury -1 32 £415 -3.48% 2
Slough -6 21 £388 -13.88% 1
Maidenhead 0 8 £398 +19.54% 4
Bracknell -1 7 £425 +12.43% 2
Windsor -2 4 £375 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £425 - 1
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 204 (52.04%) Project Management
2 151 (38.52%) PRINCE2
3 135 (34.44%) Telecoms
4 58 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (13.78%) Finance
6 45 (11.48%) PMI Certification
7 41 (10.46%) ITIL
8 38 (9.69%) PMP
9 35 (8.93%) Microsoft
9 35 (8.93%) Project Planning
10 33 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 29 (7.40%) Migration
12 26 (6.63%) Degree
13 25 (6.38%) Programme Management
13 25 (6.38%) Change Management
13 25 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 24 (6.12%) MS Project
14 24 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (5.87%) CRM
15 23 (5.87%) PRINCE
15 23 (5.87%) Risk Management
15 23 (5.87%) Scrum
16 22 (5.61%) MS Office
17 21 (5.36%) Windows
18 20 (5.10%) SAP
18 20 (5.10%) Change Control
19 19 (4.85%) Retail
20 17 (4.34%) Billing
20 17 (4.34%) Service Delivery

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.30%) CMS
2 8 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.53%) Drupal
4 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.77%) Lync
5 2 (0.51%) SAS
5 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
6 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (6.12%) MS Project
2 22 (5.61%) MS Office
3 16 (4.08%) MS Excel
4 12 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.51%) HFM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.51%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Office 365
2 3 (0.77%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Taleo
3 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.51%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.08%) MPLS
2 14 (3.57%) Firewall
3 11 (2.81%) Internet
3 11 (2.81%) LAN
4 10 (2.55%) WAN
4 10 (2.55%) Ethernet
5 9 (2.30%) 4G
6 8 (2.04%) VPN
7 7 (1.79%) SDH
7 7 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (1.79%) 3G
8 6 (1.53%) Network Security
8 6 (1.53%) ATM
9 5 (1.28%) Broadband
9 5 (1.28%) DNS
9 5 (1.28%) Wireless
10 4 (1.02%) VoIP
10 4 (1.02%) SAN
10 4 (1.02%) HTTP
10 4 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.77%) QlikView
2 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.26%) Essbase
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.26%) Big Data
3 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.53%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) Selenium
2 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 135 (34.44%) Telecoms
2 54 (13.78%) Finance
3 19 (4.85%) Retail
4 17 (4.34%) Billing
5 10 (2.55%) Marketing
5 10 (2.55%) Italian Language
6 9 (2.30%) Banking
7 8 (2.04%) French Language
7 8 (2.04%) German Language
8 7 (1.79%) Legal
9 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.53%) Automotive
10 4 (1.02%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.77%) Law
12 2 (0.51%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.79%) .NET
2 5 (1.28%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.77%) J2EE
3 3 (0.77%) EDI
3 3 (0.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.51%) jQuery
4 2 (0.51%) Mason
4 2 (0.51%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.51%) Spring
4 2 (0.51%) Java EE
5 1 (0.26%) Struts
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.79%) PMI
3 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.02%) FMCG
6 3 (0.77%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.77%) NHS
6 3 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.77%) User Experience
7 2 (0.51%) DTV
7 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.51%) IVR
7 2 (0.51%) Life Science
7 2 (0.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.26%) IPTV
8 1 (0.26%) Open Source
8 1 (0.26%) iSeries
8 1 (0.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.36%) Windows
2 9 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.53%) UNIX
4 4 (1.02%) Linux
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (52.04%) Project Management
2 151 (38.52%) PRINCE2
3 58 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (10.46%) ITIL
6 35 (8.93%) Project Planning
7 29 (7.40%) Migration
8 25 (6.38%) Programme Management
8 25 (6.38%) Change Management
9 23 (5.87%) Risk Management
9 23 (5.87%) Scrum
9 23 (5.87%) CRM
9 23 (5.87%) PRINCE
10 20 (5.10%) Change Control
11 17 (4.34%) Service Delivery
12 15 (3.83%) Time Management
13 13 (3.32%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.32%) Waterfall
14 12 (3.06%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.81%) SQL
2 8 (2.04%) C
3 5 (1.28%) Java
4 2 (0.51%) C#
4 2 (0.51%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (11.48%) PMI Certification
2 38 (9.69%) PMP
3 33 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (6.63%) Degree
5 15 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.06%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.28%) CISSP
8 5 (1.28%) MAPM
8 5 (1.28%) CISM
9 4 (1.02%) VCP4
10 1 (0.26%) APMP
10 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (3.57%) QA
3 7 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 35 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.10%) SAP
3 16 (4.08%) Cisco
4 15 (3.83%) Oracle
5 7 (1.79%) Citrix
5 7 (1.79%) Remedy
5 7 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 7 (1.79%) Amdocs
6 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.53%) VMware
7 4 (1.02%) EMC
8 3 (0.77%) HP
8 3 (0.77%) BMC
8 3 (0.77%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.77%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.77%) F5
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.51%) Tufin
9 2 (0.51%) Huawei
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