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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 24 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 133 217 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.66% 8.46% 12.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.17% 9.17% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 137 170
Median daily rate £425 £448 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £551 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
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
2156 2367 2342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 92.28% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 1270 1109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -7 43 £458 +2.80% 5
Maidenhead +10 11 £400 +45.45% 1
Bracknell -19 11 £333 -8.27%
Wokingham -3 6 £408 +63.00%
Slough -5 6 £450 +18.42% 5
Newbury -8 3 £400 +6.66%
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 154 (49.52%) Project Management
2 89 (28.62%) PRINCE2
3 78 (25.08%) Finance
4 63 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (19.61%) Telecoms
6 51 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (13.18%) Microsoft
8 37 (11.90%) MS Project
9 36 (11.58%) ITIL
10 32 (10.29%) Data Centre
11 30 (9.65%) Migration
12 26 (8.36%) MS Excel
13 24 (7.72%) Degree
14 23 (7.40%) Project Planning
15 21 (6.75%) CRM
16 20 (6.43%) PMP
16 20 (6.43%) PMI Certification
16 20 (6.43%) Security Cleared
16 20 (6.43%) ITIL V3
17 19 (6.11%) SharePoint
18 18 (5.79%) Programme Management
18 18 (5.79%) Change Management
19 17 (5.47%) Risk Management
19 17 (5.47%) SC Cleared
20 16 (5.14%) Project Governance
20 16 (5.14%) Retail
21 15 (4.82%) SDLC
22 14 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 14 (4.50%) Waterfall
22 14 (4.50%) SAP

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 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.61%) CMS
3 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.32%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 37 (11.90%) MS Project
2 26 (8.36%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.86%) MS Office
4 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) HFM
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.64%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.64%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.54%) Office 365
2 5 (1.61%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.18%) WAN
2 12 (3.86%) LAN
3 9 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (2.25%) Firewall
4 7 (2.25%) Internet
5 6 (1.93%) MPLS
5 6 (1.93%) VPN
6 5 (1.61%) LTE
7 4 (1.29%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.29%) Network Security
7 4 (1.29%) SDH
7 4 (1.29%) VoLTE
8 3 (0.96%) ATM
8 3 (0.96%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.96%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.64%) ADSL
9 2 (0.64%) Intranet
9 2 (0.64%) Skype
9 2 (0.64%) Wireless
10 1 (0.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.25%) Big Data
2 3 (0.96%) GIS
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.32%) QlikView
4 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (25.08%) Finance
2 61 (19.61%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.14%) Retail
4 7 (2.25%) Billing
4 7 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.93%) Automotive
6 5 (1.61%) Banking
6 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Games
7 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.61%) Middleware
1 5 (1.61%) Velocity
2 4 (1.29%) .NET
3 2 (0.64%) HTML
3 2 (0.64%) 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%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.32%) J2EE
4 1 (0.32%) JSP
4 1 (0.32%) Mason
4 1 (0.32%) OAuth
4 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.54%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.57%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.25%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.93%) PMI
6 4 (1.29%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.29%) PKI
6 4 (1.29%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.96%) IVR
7 3 (0.96%) Life Science
7 3 (0.96%) User Experience
8 2 (0.64%) Biology
8 2 (0.64%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.64%) FMCG
8 2 (0.64%) iPad
8 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.25%) Windows
2 3 (0.96%) Android
2 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.32%) Linux
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
1 154 (49.52%) Project Management
2 89 (28.62%) PRINCE2
3 63 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (11.58%) ITIL
6 30 (9.65%) Migration
7 23 (7.40%) Project Planning
8 21 (6.75%) CRM
9 20 (6.43%) ITIL V3
10 18 (5.79%) Change Management
10 18 (5.79%) Programme Management
11 17 (5.47%) Risk Management
12 16 (5.14%) Project Governance
13 15 (4.82%) SDLC
14 14 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (4.50%) Waterfall
15 13 (4.18%) Business Analysis
15 13 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.18%) Scrum
16 12 (3.86%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.93%) Java
2 5 (1.61%) SQL
3 2 (0.64%) C
4 1 (0.32%) C++
4 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.72%) Degree
2 20 (6.43%) PMI Certification
2 20 (6.43%) PMP
2 20 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.61%) CITP
7 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.96%) ACCA
8 3 (0.96%) CIMA
9 2 (0.64%) APMP
9 2 (0.64%) CCNA
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.32%) CBAP
10 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) IIBA
10 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) QA
2 7 (2.25%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.61%) NEBOSH
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.32%) QRadar
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.50%) SAP
3 12 (3.86%) Cisco
4 11 (3.54%) Remedy
5 10 (3.22%) Amdocs
6 9 (2.89%) Oracle
7 7 (2.25%) Ericsson
8 5 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.61%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.29%) F5
9 4 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.64%) BroadSoft
10 2 (0.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.64%) EMC
10 2 (0.64%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.64%) Sun
10 2 (0.64%) VMware
11 1 (0.32%) Avaya
11 1 (0.32%) Juniper
11 1 (0.32%) Nortel
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