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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 228 206 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.33% 8.15% 8.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.26% 8.88% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 117 110
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£385 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £39.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.21% -9.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £27.85 £38.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £41.25 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
2223 2319 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.92% 91.70% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1047 1004
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £37.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 71 £385 -9.41% 11
Newbury 0 23 £438 +2.94% 1
Slough -3 22 £273 -34.92% 4
Maidenhead +7 13 £353 +9.30%
Bracknell -2 13 £336 -17.73% 2
Windsor - 3 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 268 (53.60%) Project Management
2 181 (36.20%) PRINCE2
3 178 (35.60%) Telecoms
4 106 (21.20%) Finance
5 96 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (11.20%) PMI Certification
7 55 (11.00%) PMP
7 55 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (10.20%) CRM
9 49 (9.80%) MS Project
10 48 (9.60%) Microsoft
11 42 (8.40%) PRINCE
11 42 (8.40%) Risk Management
12 38 (7.60%) Change Management
12 38 (7.60%) Oracle
13 36 (7.20%) Project Planning
13 36 (7.20%) ITIL
14 33 (6.60%) MS Office
14 33 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (6.20%) MS Excel
16 29 (5.80%) Marketing
17 28 (5.60%) Programme Management
17 28 (5.60%) SAP
18 27 (5.40%) Migration
19 26 (5.20%) Billing
20 24 (4.80%) Retail
20 24 (4.80%) Degree
20 24 (4.80%) Change Control
21 23 (4.60%) SharePoint

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.40%) CMS
3 11 (2.20%) Drupal
4 5 (1.00%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.80%) Lync
6 3 (0.60%) WordPress
6 3 (0.60%) Documentum
6 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.40%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.40%) Confluence
7 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.20%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (9.80%) MS Project
2 33 (6.60%) MS Office
3 31 (6.20%) MS Excel
4 17 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.40%) Maya
8 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.20%) Agresso
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) Office 365
2 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.80%) 3G
1 14 (2.80%) 4G
2 10 (2.00%) Internet
3 8 (1.60%) MVNO
3 8 (1.60%) SDH
4 7 (1.40%) 2G
5 6 (1.20%) Firewall
5 6 (1.20%) LTE
5 6 (1.20%) WAN
6 5 (1.00%) Intranet
6 5 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.80%) NFC
7 4 (0.80%) MPLS
7 4 (0.80%) ATM
8 3 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.60%) SAN
8 3 (0.60%) LAN
9 2 (0.40%) VoIP
9 2 (0.40%) SS7
9 2 (0.40%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.20%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.20%) QlikView
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.20%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (0.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 178 (35.60%) Telecoms
2 106 (21.20%) Finance
3 29 (5.80%) Marketing
4 26 (5.20%) Billing
5 24 (4.80%) Retail
6 16 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.40%) Banking
8 9 (1.80%) Legal
9 7 (1.40%) Back Office
9 7 (1.40%) German Language
10 6 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.20%) Electronics
11 5 (1.00%) Automotive
11 5 (1.00%) Advertising
11 5 (1.00%) French Language
12 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.20%) .NET
2 8 (1.60%) HTML
3 5 (1.00%) Web Services
4 4 (0.80%) HTML5
5 3 (0.60%) CSS
6 2 (0.40%) Middleware
7 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.20%) jQuery
7 1 (0.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.00%) NHS
3 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.40%) User Experience
4 7 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.20%) DTV
5 6 (1.20%) iSeries
6 5 (1.00%) FMCG
7 4 (0.80%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.40%) Open Source
8 2 (0.40%) Social Media
8 2 (0.40%) PMI
8 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.40%) EPoS
8 2 (0.40%) CMDB
9 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.20%) Life Science
9 1 (0.20%) iPad
9 1 (0.20%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.80%) Windows
2 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (53.60%) Project Management
2 181 (36.20%) PRINCE2
3 96 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (10.20%) CRM
6 42 (8.40%) PRINCE
6 42 (8.40%) Risk Management
7 38 (7.60%) Change Management
8 36 (7.20%) ITIL
8 36 (7.20%) Project Planning
9 28 (5.60%) Programme Management
10 27 (5.40%) Migration
11 24 (4.80%) Change Control
12 22 (4.40%) Supplier Management
13 21 (4.20%) Time Management
14 20 (4.00%) E-Commerce
15 19 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (3.80%) Service Management
15 19 (3.80%) Service Delivery
15 19 (3.80%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.80%) SQL
2 3 (0.60%) C
3 2 (0.40%) Java
3 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (11.20%) PMI Certification
2 55 (11.00%) PMP
3 51 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (4.80%) Degree
5 18 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.40%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.00%) MAPM
10 3 (0.60%) CAPM
10 3 (0.60%) CISM
10 3 (0.60%) CISSP
11 2 (0.40%) HND
11 2 (0.40%) CIMA
11 2 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.20%) APMP
12 1 (0.20%) CCEE
12 1 (0.20%) CCAA
12 1 (0.20%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (2.20%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.60%) GMP
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) SCCM
1 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.60%) Oracle
3 28 (5.60%) SAP
4 21 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.00%) Metastorm
6 11 (2.20%) VMware
7 10 (2.00%) Cisco
8 8 (1.60%) Citrix
8 8 (1.60%) Amdocs
9 6 (1.20%) IBM
10 5 (1.00%) Lotus
10 5 (1.00%) Open Text
11 4 (0.80%) EMC
12 3 (0.60%) Huawei
12 3 (0.60%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.40%) Cognos
13 2 (0.40%) Adobe
13 2 (0.40%) HP
13 2 (0.40%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.40%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £250 - £255 per day
Posted: 20 days ago