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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 7 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 271 197 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.01% 7.77% 8.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.08% 8.50% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 109 114
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.85 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.35% -54.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.62%
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
2244 2317 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.40% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1018 983
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 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 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
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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 76 £380 -10.58% 12
Slough +10 35 £450 - 1
Newbury 0 25 £450 +5.88%
Bracknell +2 14 £375 -9.09% 1
Maidenhead +4 11 £354 -11.56% 1
Windsor - 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 £378 -
Ascot - - - - 1
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 276 (52.17%) Project Management
2 184 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 178 (33.65%) Telecoms
4 117 (22.12%) Finance
5 98 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (11.72%) PMI Certification
7 59 (11.15%) PMP
8 50 (9.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 49 (9.26%) MS Project
9 49 (9.26%) Risk Management
10 48 (9.07%) CRM
11 45 (8.51%) PRINCE
12 42 (7.94%) Microsoft
13 39 (7.37%) Oracle
14 38 (7.18%) Marketing
15 37 (6.99%) Change Management
16 36 (6.81%) ITIL
17 33 (6.24%) Migration
18 32 (6.05%) Project Planning
19 31 (5.86%) MS Excel
20 30 (5.67%) MS Office
21 28 (5.29%) SAP
22 26 (4.91%) Programme Management
22 26 (4.91%) Retail
22 26 (4.91%) Change Control
23 25 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (4.54%) Billing
24 24 (4.54%) Degree
25 22 (4.16%) Metastorm
25 22 (4.16%) SharePoint

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.02%) CMS
3 10 (1.89%) Drupal
4 5 (0.95%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.95%) Lync
5 3 (0.57%) Documentum
5 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.38%) WordPress
6 2 (0.38%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.38%) Confluence
6 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.19%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 49 (9.26%) MS Project
2 31 (5.86%) MS Excel
3 30 (5.67%) MS Office
4 16 (3.02%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Maya
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) Office 365
2 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.27%) 3G
1 12 (2.27%) 4G
2 10 (1.89%) MVNO
3 8 (1.51%) Internet
4 7 (1.32%) 2G
4 7 (1.32%) WAN
5 6 (1.13%) SDH
5 6 (1.13%) Firewall
5 6 (1.13%) LTE
6 5 (0.95%) Intranet
7 4 (0.76%) NFC
7 4 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.76%) MPLS
8 3 (0.57%) FTP
8 3 (0.57%) LAN
8 3 (0.57%) SAN
8 3 (0.57%) SMS
9 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.38%) ATM
9 2 (0.38%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.19%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.19%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.19%) QlikView
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 178 (33.65%) Telecoms
2 117 (22.12%) Finance
3 38 (7.18%) Marketing
4 26 (4.91%) Retail
5 24 (4.54%) Billing
6 16 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.08%) Automotive
8 10 (1.89%) German Language
8 10 (1.89%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.70%) Banking
9 9 (1.70%) French Language
10 8 (1.51%) Legal
10 8 (1.51%) Back Office
11 7 (1.32%) Electronics
12 6 (1.13%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.95%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.40%) .NET
2 8 (1.51%) HTML
3 6 (1.13%) ATL
4 5 (0.95%) Web Services
5 4 (0.76%) HTML5
6 3 (0.57%) CSS
7 2 (0.38%) Middleware
8 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.19%) Lucene
8 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.19%) jQuery
8 1 (0.19%) Struts
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (1.89%) NHS
2 8 (1.51%) iSeries
2 8 (1.51%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.32%) DTV
4 6 (1.13%) FMCG
5 5 (0.95%) PMI
5 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.76%) AS400
6 4 (0.76%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.38%) Open Source
7 2 (0.38%) Social Media
7 2 (0.38%) CMDB
7 2 (0.38%) EPoS
8 1 (0.19%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.19%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.19%) Life Science
8 1 (0.19%) iPad
8 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.46%) Windows
2 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.19%) VMS
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.19%) Android
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (52.17%) Project Management
2 184 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 98 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (9.26%) Risk Management
5 48 (9.07%) CRM
6 45 (8.51%) PRINCE
7 37 (6.99%) Change Management
8 36 (6.81%) ITIL
9 33 (6.24%) Migration
10 32 (6.05%) Project Planning
11 26 (4.91%) Programme Management
11 26 (4.91%) Change Control
12 25 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (3.78%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.78%) Supplier Management
13 20 (3.78%) Time Management
14 19 (3.59%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.59%) Service Management
15 18 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (3.21%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.46%) SQL
2 4 (0.76%) Java
2 4 (0.76%) RPG
3 3 (0.57%) C
4 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.38%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (11.72%) PMI Certification
2 59 (11.15%) PMP
3 50 (9.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (4.54%) Degree
5 19 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.02%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.76%) MAPM
10 3 (0.57%) CAPM
10 3 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.38%) APMP
11 2 (0.38%) CISM
11 2 (0.38%) CIMA
11 2 (0.38%) CISSP
11 2 (0.38%) HND
12 1 (0.19%) CCNP
12 1 (0.19%) CCNA
12 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.08%) QA
2 10 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.57%) GMP
6 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.37%) Oracle
3 28 (5.29%) SAP
4 22 (4.16%) Metastorm
5 18 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.08%) Cisco
6 11 (2.08%) VMware
7 8 (1.51%) Citrix
8 6 (1.13%) IBM
8 6 (1.13%) Amdocs
9 5 (0.95%) Open Text
9 5 (0.95%) Lotus
10 4 (0.76%) EMC
11 3 (0.57%) Huawei
11 3 (0.57%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.38%) Cognos
12 2 (0.38%) Adobe
12 2 (0.38%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.38%) Remedy
12 2 (0.38%) F5
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