The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 314 187 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.53% 7.66% 8.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.00% 8.42% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 103 133
Average daily rate
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£403 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.85 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.35% -49.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2221 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.51% 91.02% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 958 1043
Average daily rate £365 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
South East

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 July 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 July 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 +13 84 £400 -5.88% 13
Slough +9 39 £450 - 4
Newbury +1 32 £450 +5.88% 4
Bracknell +15 19 £388 -5.19% 2
Maidenhead +4 9 £348 -13.12% 3
Wokingham +3 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Windsor 0 3 - - 1
Ascot - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 293 (50.17%) Project Management
2 195 (33.39%) PRINCE2
3 191 (32.71%) Telecoms
4 142 (24.32%) Finance
5 123 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (10.10%) PMI Certification
7 56 (9.59%) Risk Management
8 52 (8.90%) PMP
9 50 (8.56%) Oracle
10 49 (8.39%) MS Project
11 48 (8.22%) CRM
12 45 (7.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 43 (7.36%) PRINCE
14 41 (7.02%) Marketing
15 39 (6.68%) Migration
15 39 (6.68%) Microsoft
16 37 (6.34%) SAP
16 37 (6.34%) Change Management
17 35 (5.99%) Project Planning
17 35 (5.99%) ITIL
18 34 (5.82%) MS Excel
18 34 (5.82%) Programme Management
19 31 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (5.14%) Retail
21 29 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (4.97%) MS Office
22 28 (4.79%) Change Control
23 27 (4.62%) Metastorm
24 24 (4.11%) .NET
24 24 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.57%) CMS
3 9 (1.54%) Drupal
4 5 (0.86%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.86%) Lync
5 3 (0.51%) Documentum
5 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.34%) WordPress
6 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.34%) Confluence
6 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 49 (8.39%) MS Project
2 34 (5.82%) MS Excel
3 29 (4.97%) MS Office
4 12 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) Maya
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.86%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.88%) MVNO
2 10 (1.71%) 4G
2 10 (1.71%) WAN
2 10 (1.71%) Internet
2 10 (1.71%) 3G
3 9 (1.54%) Firewall
4 7 (1.20%) 2G
4 7 (1.20%) LAN
5 6 (1.03%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.03%) MPLS
6 5 (0.86%) SDH
6 5 (0.86%) LTE
6 5 (0.86%) Intranet
7 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.68%) NGN
7 4 (0.68%) NFC
7 4 (0.68%) Network Security
8 3 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.51%) SMS
8 3 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.23%) DataStage
2 11 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.37%) SAP BW
4 7 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.51%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.17%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.17%) QlikView
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Ant
2 1 (0.17%) MSI
2 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 191 (32.71%) Telecoms
2 142 (24.32%) Finance
3 41 (7.02%) Marketing
4 30 (5.14%) Retail
5 22 (3.77%) Billing
5 22 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.91%) Spanish Language
8 14 (2.40%) French Language
8 14 (2.40%) German Language
9 13 (2.23%) Banking
10 11 (1.88%) Italian Language
11 10 (1.71%) Automotive
12 9 (1.54%) Legal
13 8 (1.37%) Back Office
14 7 (1.20%) Electronics
15 5 (0.86%) Advertising
16 3 (0.51%) Publishing
17 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.11%) .NET
2 9 (1.54%) HTML
3 6 (1.03%) ATL
4 5 (0.86%) Web Services
5 4 (0.68%) HTML5
6 3 (0.51%) CSS
7 2 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.17%) Lucene
8 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.17%) jQuery
8 1 (0.17%) Struts
8 1 (0.17%) J2EE
8 1 (0.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (1.54%) NHS
1 9 (1.54%) FMCG
2 8 (1.37%) iSeries
2 8 (1.37%) PMI
2 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.20%) Life Science
3 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.20%) DTV
3 7 (1.20%) Informatics
4 6 (1.03%) Chemistry
5 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.68%) AS400
6 4 (0.68%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.34%) CMDB
7 2 (0.34%) EPoS
7 2 (0.34%) Biology
7 2 (0.34%) Open Source
7 2 (0.34%) Social Media
8 1 (0.17%) iPad
8 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.40%) Windows
2 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.17%) VMS
4 1 (0.17%) Android
4 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (50.17%) Project Management
2 195 (33.39%) PRINCE2
3 123 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (9.59%) Risk Management
5 48 (8.22%) CRM
6 43 (7.36%) PRINCE
7 39 (6.68%) Migration
8 37 (6.34%) Change Management
9 35 (5.99%) ITIL
9 35 (5.99%) Project Planning
10 34 (5.82%) Programme Management
11 31 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (4.79%) Change Control
14 22 (3.77%) E-Commerce
14 22 (3.77%) Business Analysis
15 20 (3.42%) Service Delivery
16 19 (3.25%) Supplier Management
17 18 (3.08%) Workflow
18 17 (2.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.57%) SQL
2 5 (0.86%) Java
3 4 (0.68%) C
3 4 (0.68%) RPG
4 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.34%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (10.10%) PMI Certification
2 52 (8.90%) PMP
3 45 (7.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 22 (3.77%) Degree
7 16 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.68%) MAPM
10 3 (0.51%) CAPM
10 3 (0.51%) ISEB
10 3 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.34%) APMP
11 2 (0.34%) HND
11 2 (0.34%) CISSP
11 2 (0.34%) CISM
11 2 (0.34%) CIMA
11 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.88%) QA
2 8 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) GMP
4 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 50 (8.56%) Oracle
2 39 (6.68%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.34%) SAP
4 27 (4.62%) Metastorm
5 20 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.05%) Cisco
6 12 (2.05%) VMware
7 10 (1.71%) Cognos
7 10 (1.71%) Citrix
8 7 (1.20%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.20%) IBM
9 5 (0.86%) Lotus
9 5 (0.86%) Amdocs
9 5 (0.86%) Open Text
10 4 (0.68%) EMC
11 3 (0.51%) Huawei
11 3 (0.51%) Planview
12 2 (0.34%) F5
12 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.34%) CheckPoint
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