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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 205 256 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.11% 10.12% 10.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.08% 11.32% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 148 109
Average daily rate
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£448 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.77%
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
2258 2262 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.35% 89.44% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1112 905
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 116
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 May 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 May 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 53 £450 - 13
Slough +1 23 £438 -4.89% 7
Bracknell -5 16 £414 +18.28% 1
Newbury -8 11 £381 -7.01% 1
Maidenhead -1 8 £413 +24.06%
Windsor - 7 £600 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 205 (48.81%) Project Management
2 137 (32.62%) PRINCE2
3 121 (28.81%) Telecoms
4 86 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (16.67%) Finance
6 58 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (10.48%) ITIL
8 42 (10.00%) Migration
9 39 (9.29%) Project Planning
9 39 (9.29%) PMI Certification
10 37 (8.81%) Data Centre
11 34 (8.10%) PMP
11 34 (8.10%) Microsoft
12 32 (7.62%) MS Project
13 31 (7.38%) Change Management
14 29 (6.90%) PRINCE
15 26 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (5.71%) Automotive
16 24 (5.71%) Degree
17 23 (5.48%) Cisco
17 23 (5.48%) LAN
18 22 (5.24%) 4G
19 21 (5.00%) WAN
19 21 (5.00%) Windows
20 20 (4.76%) Risk Management
20 20 (4.76%) Scrum
21 19 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 19 (4.52%) 3G
21 19 (4.52%) MS Excel
21 19 (4.52%) CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (2.38%) CMS
2 7 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.43%) Lync
4 5 (1.19%) Drupal
5 4 (0.95%) Confluence
6 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Documentum
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (7.62%) MS Project
2 19 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.05%) MS Office
4 8 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.48%) HFM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.43%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Taleo
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.48%) LAN
2 22 (5.24%) 4G
3 21 (5.00%) WAN
4 19 (4.52%) 3G
5 12 (2.86%) Wireless
5 12 (2.86%) Firewall
6 11 (2.62%) 2G
6 11 (2.62%) MPLS
6 11 (2.62%) Unified Communications
7 10 (2.38%) LTE
8 8 (1.90%) IP Telephony
8 8 (1.90%) VPN
9 7 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (1.43%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.43%) Internet
10 6 (1.43%) Network Security
11 5 (1.19%) Cisco ICM
11 5 (1.19%) DNS
11 5 (1.19%) SDH
12 4 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.48%) QlikView
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.24%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.24%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.24%) OLAP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Selenium
2 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 121 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 70 (16.67%) Finance
3 24 (5.71%) Automotive
4 13 (3.10%) Retail
5 12 (2.86%) Marketing
6 11 (2.62%) Billing
7 8 (1.90%) French Language
8 7 (1.67%) Banking
9 6 (1.43%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.43%) Legal
10 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.95%) Back Office
11 3 (0.71%) Front Office
11 3 (0.71%) Law
11 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.48%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.90%) .NET
1 8 (1.90%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.71%) Middleware
3 2 (0.48%) RESTful
3 2 (0.48%) SOAP
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.24%) jQuery
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.24%) JSF
4 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.43%) PMI
4 6 (1.43%) FMCG
4 6 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.71%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.71%) Economics
7 3 (0.71%) User Experience
8 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.24%) STB
9 1 (0.24%) IPTV
9 1 (0.24%) EPoS
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
9 1 (0.24%) DTV
9 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.00%) Windows
2 9 (2.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.95%) UNIX
4 3 (0.71%) Linux
4 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (48.81%) Project Management
2 137 (32.62%) PRINCE2
3 86 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (10.48%) ITIL
6 42 (10.00%) Migration
7 39 (9.29%) Project Planning
8 31 (7.38%) Change Management
9 29 (6.90%) PRINCE
10 20 (4.76%) Scrum
10 20 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 19 (4.52%) CRM
11 19 (4.52%) Change Control
12 18 (4.29%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (4.05%) Programme Management
14 16 (3.81%) Waterfall
14 16 (3.81%) SDLC
15 14 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.38%) SQL
2 7 (1.67%) C
3 2 (0.48%) C#
4 1 (0.24%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) Perl
4 1 (0.24%) PHP
4 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.24%) Ruby
4 1 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 39 (9.29%) PMI Certification
2 34 (8.10%) PMP
3 26 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (5.71%) Degree
5 11 (2.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) APMP
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (3.57%) QA
3 6 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.24%) OpenView
3 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.24%) Netcool
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 34 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.48%) Cisco
3 17 (4.05%) Oracle
4 14 (3.33%) Hyperion
5 13 (3.10%) SAP
6 8 (1.90%) Citrix
7 7 (1.67%) Remedy
7 7 (1.67%) Amdocs
8 6 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.43%) Cognos
8 6 (1.43%) VMware
9 4 (0.95%) Adobe
10 3 (0.71%) IBM
10 3 (0.71%) BMC
10 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.71%) Verint
11 2 (0.48%) Huawei
11 2 (0.48%) Tufin
11 2 (0.48%) RedPrairie
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