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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 15 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 217 270 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.76% 10.02% 12.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 11.14% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 163 123
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -0.39%
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
2465 2424 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.13% 89.94% 91.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1235 920
Average daily rate £376 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 88 150
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 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 1 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 -10 56 £450 - 17
Slough +1 31 £400 -13.04% 9
Newbury -9 17 £425 -0.58% 2
Maidenhead -7 10 £398 +19.54% 3
Bracknell -11 10 £400 +20.30% 3
Windsor - 3 £538 -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 197 (47.47%) Project Management
2 132 (31.81%) PRINCE2
3 126 (30.36%) Telecoms
4 76 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (15.18%) Finance
6 59 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (9.64%) ITIL
7 40 (9.64%) PMI Certification
8 37 (8.92%) Migration
9 35 (8.43%) Project Planning
10 33 (7.95%) PMP
11 32 (7.71%) Microsoft
12 28 (6.75%) PRINCE
12 28 (6.75%) Change Management
13 26 (6.27%) MS Project
14 25 (6.02%) Scrum
15 23 (5.54%) Degree
16 22 (5.30%) Cisco
16 22 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 21 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 21 (5.06%) LAN
17 21 (5.06%) Windows
17 21 (5.06%) 4G
18 19 (4.58%) Oracle
18 19 (4.58%) WAN
18 19 (4.58%) Automotive
18 19 (4.58%) Risk Management
19 18 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (4.34%) Change Control
20 17 (4.10%) SAP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (2.17%) CMS
2 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.45%) Lync
4 5 (1.20%) Drupal
5 4 (0.96%) Confluence
6 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.24%) Documentum
Applications
1 26 (6.27%) MS Project
2 16 (3.86%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.61%) MS Office
4 7 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.48%) HFM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.24%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) Taleo
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.06%) LAN
1 21 (5.06%) 4G
2 19 (4.58%) WAN
3 17 (4.10%) 3G
4 12 (2.89%) Firewall
5 11 (2.65%) Wireless
5 11 (2.65%) MPLS
6 10 (2.41%) 2G
6 10 (2.41%) LTE
7 9 (2.17%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.93%) VPN
8 8 (1.93%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (1.45%) Internet
9 6 (1.45%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.45%) Network Security
10 5 (1.20%) SDH
10 5 (1.20%) DNS
11 4 (0.96%) SAN
11 4 (0.96%) VoIP
11 4 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.72%) QlikView
3 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.48%) Big Data
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.24%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.24%) DB2
4 1 (0.24%) OLAP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.41%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) Selenium
2 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 63 (15.18%) Finance
3 19 (4.58%) Automotive
4 17 (4.10%) Retail
5 12 (2.89%) Marketing
6 11 (2.65%) Billing
7 8 (1.93%) French Language
8 7 (1.69%) Banking
9 6 (1.45%) Legal
9 6 (1.45%) Italian Language
10 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.72%) German Language
12 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.72%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Electronics
14 1 (0.24%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
14 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.17%) .NET
2 7 (1.69%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.72%) Middleware
4 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.48%) SOAP
4 2 (0.48%) EDI
4 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.48%) RESTful
4 2 (0.48%) jQuery
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.24%) JSF
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.24%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.93%) PMI
4 6 (1.45%) FMCG
4 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.20%) Private Cloud
6 4 (0.96%) Open Source
6 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.72%) User Experience
8 2 (0.48%) DTV
8 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.24%) Wiki
9 1 (0.24%) CMDB
9 1 (0.24%) Life Science
9 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.24%) iSeries
9 1 (0.24%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.06%) Windows
2 9 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.20%) UNIX
4 4 (0.96%) Linux
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (47.47%) Project Management
2 132 (31.81%) PRINCE2
3 76 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.64%) ITIL
6 37 (8.92%) Migration
7 35 (8.43%) Project Planning
8 28 (6.75%) PRINCE
8 28 (6.75%) Change Management
9 25 (6.02%) Scrum
10 19 (4.58%) Risk Management
11 18 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (4.34%) Change Control
12 16 (3.86%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.61%) Waterfall
13 15 (3.61%) CRM
13 15 (3.61%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.61%) Programme Management
14 12 (2.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (2.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.65%) SQL
2 7 (1.69%) C
3 3 (0.72%) C#
4 1 (0.24%) C-shell
4 1 (0.24%) Ruby
4 1 (0.24%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) Perl
4 1 (0.24%) PHP
4 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (9.64%) PMI Certification
2 33 (7.95%) PMP
3 23 (5.54%) Degree
4 22 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (3.86%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) CISSP
10 2 (0.48%) APMP
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.24%) MAPM
11 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.24%) ISEB
11 1 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (3.86%) QA
3 7 (1.69%) SLA
4 6 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.24%) OpenView
3 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.24%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (7.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.30%) Cisco
3 19 (4.58%) Oracle
4 17 (4.10%) SAP
5 13 (3.13%) Hyperion
6 9 (2.17%) Citrix
7 8 (1.93%) Remedy
8 7 (1.69%) VMware
8 7 (1.69%) Amdocs
9 6 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.20%) Cognos
11 4 (0.96%) Adobe
12 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.72%) IBM
12 3 (0.72%) BMC
12 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.72%) Pegasus
13 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.48%) Ericsson
13 2 (0.48%) Genesys
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