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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 188 184 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.21% 7.11% 9.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.05% 7.87% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 135 125
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £45.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +284.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +17.74%
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
2335 2338 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.53% 90.31% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1180 823
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 100 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 59 £445 +4.70% 26
Newbury +6 27 £425 +3.97% 4
Slough -21 12 £388 -13.88% 6
Bracknell +5 11 £400 - 2
Maidenhead +3 8 £251 -50.37% 3
Windsor -3 6 £375 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 192 (51.61%) Project Management
2 158 (42.47%) PRINCE2
3 130 (34.95%) Telecoms
4 60 (16.13%) Finance
5 51 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (12.10%) PMI Certification
8 42 (11.29%) ITIL
9 40 (10.75%) Project Planning
10 38 (10.22%) PMP
11 36 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 33 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (8.60%) Microsoft
14 27 (7.26%) MS Project
15 26 (6.99%) Migration
15 26 (6.99%) Programme Management
16 25 (6.72%) Change Management
17 23 (6.18%) Risk Management
17 23 (6.18%) PRINCE
17 23 (6.18%) CRM
17 23 (6.18%) Degree
18 22 (5.91%) Billing
18 22 (5.91%) SAP
19 21 (5.65%) MS Office
20 20 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 18 (4.84%) Service Delivery
22 17 (4.57%) Retail
22 17 (4.57%) Supplier Management
22 17 (4.57%) Change Control
22 17 (4.57%) Time Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.69%) CMS
3 7 (1.88%) Drupal
4 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.54%) Lync
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.27%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 27 (7.26%) MS Project
2 21 (5.65%) MS Office
3 16 (4.30%) MS Excel
4 13 (3.49%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) HFM
2 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.54%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.81%) SaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) Force.com
4 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.76%) Internet
2 13 (3.49%) MPLS
3 10 (2.69%) Ethernet
4 9 (2.42%) 4G
5 8 (2.15%) 3G
5 8 (2.15%) Firewall
5 8 (2.15%) LAN
5 8 (2.15%) SDH
6 7 (1.88%) ATM
6 7 (1.88%) WAN
7 5 (1.34%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.81%) Wireless
9 3 (0.81%) Network Security
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.81%) BGP
9 3 (0.81%) VoIP
10 2 (0.54%) VPN
10 2 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.81%) QlikView
2 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
2 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.27%) Essbase
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.27%) DB2
3 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.34%) JIRA
2 2 (0.54%) Selenium
2 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 130 (34.95%) Telecoms
2 60 (16.13%) Finance
3 22 (5.91%) Billing
4 17 (4.57%) Retail
5 11 (2.96%) Marketing
6 10 (2.69%) Italian Language
7 9 (2.42%) German Language
7 9 (2.42%) Banking
8 6 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.61%) Legal
9 5 (1.34%) Automotive
9 5 (1.34%) French Language
10 4 (1.08%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.08%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.81%) .NET
2 3 (0.81%) J2EE
2 3 (0.81%) EDI
2 3 (0.81%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.54%) jQuery
3 2 (0.54%) Mason
3 2 (0.54%) Visualforce
3 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.54%) Spring
3 2 (0.54%) Java EE
4 1 (0.27%) Struts
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.15%) PMI
4 7 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.34%) NHS
7 3 (0.81%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.54%) IVR
8 2 (0.54%) User Experience
8 2 (0.54%) PKI
8 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.54%) DTV
8 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.54%) Life Science
8 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.27%) Economics
9 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.42%) Windows
2 4 (1.08%) Linux
3 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.54%) UNIX
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (51.61%) Project Management
2 158 (42.47%) PRINCE2
3 51 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (11.29%) ITIL
6 40 (10.75%) Project Planning
7 26 (6.99%) Migration
7 26 (6.99%) Programme Management
8 25 (6.72%) Change Management
9 23 (6.18%) Risk Management
9 23 (6.18%) CRM
9 23 (6.18%) PRINCE
10 18 (4.84%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.57%) Time Management
11 17 (4.57%) Supplier Management
11 17 (4.57%) Change Control
12 14 (3.76%) Scrum
12 14 (3.76%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.49%) Service Management
14 12 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.88%) C
2 6 (1.61%) Java
3 3 (0.81%) SQL
4 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
4 2 (0.54%) C#
5 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (12.10%) PMI Certification
2 38 (10.22%) PMP
3 36 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (6.18%) Degree
5 15 (4.03%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.34%) CISM
9 5 (1.34%) CISSP
9 5 (1.34%) MAPM
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.88%) QA
3 7 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.34%) SLA
5 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.91%) SAP
3 9 (2.42%) Oracle
3 9 (2.42%) Cisco
4 8 (2.15%) Amdocs
5 6 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.08%) Remedy
6 4 (1.08%) EMC
6 4 (1.08%) VMware
7 3 (0.81%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.81%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.81%) F5
7 3 (0.81%) Citrix
7 3 (0.81%) HP
7 3 (0.81%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.54%) Websense
8 2 (0.54%) Tufin
8 2 (0.54%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.54%) Huawei
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