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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 9 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 217 287 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.95% 11.63% 8.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.06% 12.85% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 157 114
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£448 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +14.75%
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 2234 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.91% 90.52% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1059 952
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 52 92
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £28.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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 -8 52 £450 +5.88% 13
Slough 0 26 £400 -11.11%
Bracknell +3 20 £420 +10.03% 4
Newbury -7 12 £381 -15.27% 2
Windsor +7 9 £538 -
Maidenhead +1 3 £400 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 214 (47.66%) Project Management
2 136 (30.29%) PRINCE2
3 111 (24.72%) Telecoms
4 105 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (20.04%) Finance
6 63 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (9.80%) PMI Certification
8 43 (9.58%) ITIL
8 43 (9.58%) Data Centre
9 41 (9.13%) Project Planning
10 38 (8.46%) PMP
11 36 (8.02%) Microsoft
12 35 (7.80%) Migration
13 31 (6.90%) PRINCE
14 29 (6.46%) MS Project
15 26 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 25 (5.57%) Risk Management
16 25 (5.57%) Change Management
16 25 (5.57%) Cisco
17 24 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (5.35%) LAN
17 24 (5.35%) SAP
17 24 (5.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 24 (5.35%) Automotive
17 24 (5.35%) Degree
17 24 (5.35%) SDLC
18 23 (5.12%) Change Control
19 22 (4.90%) Service Management
19 22 (4.90%) WAN
20 21 (4.68%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (2.23%) CMS
2 9 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.56%) Lync
4 5 (1.11%) Drupal
5 4 (0.89%) Confluence
6 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) Documentum
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (6.46%) MS Project
2 19 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.01%) MS Office
4 10 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.56%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Taleo
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.35%) LAN
2 22 (4.90%) WAN
3 20 (4.45%) 4G
4 17 (3.79%) 3G
5 16 (3.56%) Unified Communications
6 12 (2.67%) IP Telephony
7 11 (2.45%) Wireless
7 11 (2.45%) 2G
8 10 (2.23%) LTE
8 10 (2.23%) Firewall
9 8 (1.78%) VPN
10 6 (1.34%) MPLS
10 6 (1.34%) Cisco ICM
10 6 (1.34%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (1.11%) VoIP
11 5 (1.11%) DNS
11 5 (1.11%) SAN
11 5 (1.11%) Broadband
12 4 (0.89%) SMTP
12 4 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.89%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.22%) OLAP
6 1 (0.22%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Selenium
2 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 111 (24.72%) Telecoms
2 90 (20.04%) Finance
3 24 (5.35%) Automotive
4 16 (3.56%) Marketing
5 13 (2.90%) Billing
6 12 (2.67%) Retail
7 8 (1.78%) French Language
7 8 (1.78%) Legal
8 6 (1.34%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.34%) Banking
9 5 (1.11%) Front Office
9 5 (1.11%) Back Office
10 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.45%) German Language
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.56%) .NET
2 4 (0.89%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.67%) Middleware
4 2 (0.45%) SOAP
4 2 (0.45%) RESTful
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.22%) JSF
5 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.22%) jQuery
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.58%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.00%) FMCG
4 8 (1.78%) PMI
5 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.67%) Economics
7 3 (0.67%) User Experience
8 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.45%) DTV
8 2 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.45%) Replication
8 2 (0.45%) Life Science
9 1 (0.22%) CMDB
9 1 (0.22%) Wiki
9 1 (0.22%) iSeries
9 1 (0.22%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.22%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.45%) Windows
2 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.89%) UNIX
4 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (47.66%) Project Management
2 136 (30.29%) PRINCE2
3 105 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (9.58%) ITIL
6 41 (9.13%) Project Planning
7 35 (7.80%) Migration
8 31 (6.90%) PRINCE
9 25 (5.57%) Change Management
9 25 (5.57%) Risk Management
10 24 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (5.35%) SDLC
11 23 (5.12%) Change Control
12 22 (4.90%) Service Management
13 19 (4.23%) Scrum
13 19 (4.23%) Programme Management
14 18 (4.01%) CRM
14 18 (4.01%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.79%) Service Delivery
16 13 (2.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.67%) SQL
2 9 (2.00%) C
3 2 (0.45%) C#
4 1 (0.22%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) Perl
4 1 (0.22%) PHP
4 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.22%) Ruby
4 1 (0.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 44 (9.80%) PMI Certification
2 38 (8.46%) PMP
3 26 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (5.35%) Degree
5 19 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) APMP
9 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) CAPM
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (3.79%) QA
3 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.89%) SLA
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.22%) OpenView
3 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.57%) Cisco
3 24 (5.35%) SAP
4 21 (4.68%) Oracle
5 12 (2.67%) Hyperion
6 8 (1.78%) Cognos
6 8 (1.78%) Citrix
7 7 (1.56%) Remedy
8 5 (1.11%) VMware
9 4 (0.89%) Amdocs
9 4 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.89%) IBM
9 4 (0.89%) Adobe
9 4 (0.89%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.67%) Verint
10 3 (0.67%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.67%) BMC
10 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.67%) Capita
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