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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 220 318 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.57% 12.69% 7.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.65% 14.17% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 168 102
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£425 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -34.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
2280 2244 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.85% 89.58% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1074 958
Average daily rate £384 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 58 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -5 68 £425 - 7
Bracknell +1 23 £350 -9.67% 6
Slough -10 19 £380 -15.55% 1
Newbury -12 9 £381 -15.27% 2
Windsor +5 8 £600 - 1
Maidenhead -3 3 £275 -20.86% 1
Wokingham -1 1 £250 -37.50%
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 (48.64%) Project Management
2 139 (31.59%) PRINCE2
3 100 (22.73%) Finance
4 99 (22.50%) Telecoms
4 99 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (11.59%) PMI Certification
7 50 (11.36%) Data Centre
8 39 (8.86%) PMP
9 38 (8.64%) Migration
10 37 (8.41%) ITIL
11 36 (8.18%) Project Planning
12 35 (7.95%) Microsoft
13 32 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 30 (6.82%) Change Management
14 30 (6.82%) Risk Management
15 27 (6.14%) SAP
16 26 (5.91%) MS Project
16 26 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (5.91%) PRINCE
17 24 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (5.45%) Cisco
17 24 (5.45%) WAN
18 23 (5.23%) LAN
18 23 (5.23%) Service Management
18 23 (5.23%) Security Cleared
19 22 (5.00%) MS Office
19 22 (5.00%) MS Excel
20 21 (4.77%) Degree
20 21 (4.77%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
1 9 (2.05%) CMS
2 5 (1.14%) Drupal
2 5 (1.14%) Lync
3 4 (0.91%) Confluence
4 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (5.91%) MS Project
2 22 (5.00%) MS Office
2 22 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Lawson
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.59%) Office 365
2 3 (0.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Taleo
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.45%) WAN
2 23 (5.23%) LAN
3 21 (4.77%) 4G
4 19 (4.32%) 3G
5 15 (3.41%) Unified Communications
6 13 (2.95%) 2G
7 12 (2.73%) IP Telephony
8 11 (2.50%) Wireless
9 10 (2.27%) LTE
10 8 (1.82%) Firewall
11 7 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (1.36%) Cisco ICM
13 5 (1.14%) MPLS
13 5 (1.14%) VPN
13 5 (1.14%) DNS
13 5 (1.14%) SAN
14 4 (0.91%) HTTP
14 4 (0.91%) Broadband
14 4 (0.91%) SMTP
14 4 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (1.82%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) Hudson
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 100 (22.73%) Finance
2 99 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.55%) Automotive
4 13 (2.95%) Billing
4 13 (2.95%) Marketing
5 8 (1.82%) Retail
6 7 (1.59%) Legal
7 6 (1.36%) Banking
7 6 (1.36%) French Language
8 5 (1.14%) Front Office
8 5 (1.14%) Back Office
9 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.91%) .NET
1 4 (0.91%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.68%) Middleware
3 2 (0.45%) SOAP
3 2 (0.45%) RESTful
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) XML
4 1 (0.23%) JSF
4 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.41%) PMI
4 8 (1.82%) FMCG
5 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.68%) Economics
9 2 (0.45%) Replication
9 2 (0.45%) iSeries
9 2 (0.45%) DTV
9 2 (0.45%) User Experience
10 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.23%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.23%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.23%) STB
10 1 (0.23%) EPoS
10 1 (0.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.55%) Windows
2 10 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.91%) UNIX
4 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (48.64%) Project Management
2 139 (31.59%) PRINCE2
3 99 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (8.64%) Migration
6 37 (8.41%) ITIL
7 36 (8.18%) Project Planning
8 30 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 30 (6.82%) Change Management
9 26 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (5.91%) PRINCE
10 23 (5.23%) Service Management
11 20 (4.55%) CRM
12 19 (4.32%) Programme Management
13 18 (4.09%) Change Control
14 17 (3.86%) SDLC
15 13 (2.95%) Scrum
15 13 (2.95%) E-Commerce
15 13 (2.95%) Service Delivery
16 11 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.27%) SQL
2 9 (2.05%) C
3 1 (0.23%) C#
3 1 (0.23%) Java
3 1 (0.23%) Perl
3 1 (0.23%) PHP
3 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.23%) RPG
3 1 (0.23%) Ruby
3 1 (0.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 51 (11.59%) PMI Certification
2 39 (8.86%) PMP
3 32 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (5.23%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.77%) Degree
6 19 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (3.18%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) APMP
9 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB
10 1 (0.23%) CISSP
10 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.23%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.64%) QA
2 15 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.14%) SLA
4 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.36%) 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 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) OpenView
3 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.14%) SAP
3 24 (5.45%) Cisco
4 21 (4.77%) Oracle
5 12 (2.73%) Cognos
5 12 (2.73%) Hyperion
6 8 (1.82%) Remedy
7 7 (1.59%) Citrix
8 6 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.91%) VMware
9 4 (0.91%) Amdocs
9 4 (0.91%) HP
9 4 (0.91%) Ericsson
9 4 (0.91%) IBM
9 4 (0.91%) Adobe
9 4 (0.91%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.91%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.68%) Verint
10 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.68%) BMC
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