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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 186 206 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.32% 7.60% 7.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.03% 8.16% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 135 150
Average daily rate £419 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
2315 2525 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.11% 93.10% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1244 1230
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.20 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 64 £400 -10.11% 8
Bracknell +12 24 £376 -5.93% 6
Newbury -2 13 £371 -12.70%
Slough -8 7 £400 +3.22% 2
Maidenhead -6 6 £400 +5.26% 3
Windsor -1 3 £400 +6.66%
Wokingham -6 3 £530 +24.70%
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 216 (52.30%) Project Management
2 178 (43.10%) PRINCE2
3 123 (29.78%) Finance
4 118 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (26.88%) Telecoms
6 61 (14.77%) ITIL
7 44 (10.65%) PMI Certification
8 41 (9.93%) Risk Management
8 41 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 36 (8.72%) Migration
11 35 (8.47%) Project Planning
12 34 (8.23%) Change Management
12 34 (8.23%) PMP
13 31 (7.51%) Data Centre
14 25 (6.05%) SAP
14 25 (6.05%) MS Project
14 25 (6.05%) MS Excel
15 23 (5.57%) Microsoft
16 20 (4.84%) LAN
17 19 (4.60%) Security Cleared
18 16 (3.87%) Programme Management
18 16 (3.87%) WAN
18 16 (3.87%) Oracle
19 15 (3.63%) CRM
19 15 (3.63%) Retail
19 15 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 14 (3.39%) Change Control
21 13 (3.15%) Windows
21 13 (3.15%) Salesforce.com

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.73%) CMS
3 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Documentum
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (6.05%) MS Excel
1 25 (6.05%) MS Project
2 9 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) HFM
4 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Primavera
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.15%) Office 365
2 4 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.84%) LAN
2 16 (3.87%) WAN
3 8 (1.94%) Firewall
3 8 (1.94%) LTE
4 7 (1.69%) 3G
4 7 (1.69%) DNS
4 7 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.21%) VoLTE
7 4 (0.97%) 2G
7 4 (0.97%) 4G
7 4 (0.97%) SAN
7 4 (0.97%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.97%) WLAN
8 3 (0.73%) DHCP
8 3 (0.73%) Internet
8 3 (0.73%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.73%) MPLS
8 3 (0.73%) RNC
8 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.24%) Big Data
3 1 (0.24%) Essbase
3 1 (0.24%) GIS
3 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.24%) JIRA
1 1 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (0.24%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.24%) Subversion
1 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 123 (29.78%) Finance
2 111 (26.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.63%) Retail
4 11 (2.66%) Legal
5 8 (1.94%) Banking
5 8 (1.94%) Marketing
6 5 (1.21%) Automotive
6 5 (1.21%) Billing
6 5 (1.21%) Electronics
6 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.48%) Back Office
7 2 (0.48%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (0.97%) Web Services
3 2 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) J2EE
4 1 (0.24%) Mason
4 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.91%) PMI
3 9 (2.18%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.45%) Life Science
4 6 (1.45%) NHS
5 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.21%) PKI
6 4 (0.97%) FMCG
7 3 (0.73%) Informatics
7 3 (0.73%) SCADA
7 3 (0.73%) User Experience
8 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.24%) CESG
9 1 (0.24%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.15%) Windows
2 5 (1.21%) Linux
3 4 (0.97%) Unix
4 3 (0.73%) AIX
4 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.24%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (52.30%) Project Management
2 178 (43.10%) PRINCE2
3 118 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (14.77%) ITIL
5 41 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (9.93%) Risk Management
6 36 (8.72%) Migration
7 35 (8.47%) Project Planning
8 34 (8.23%) Change Management
9 16 (3.87%) Programme Management
10 15 (3.63%) CRM
11 14 (3.39%) Change Control
12 13 (3.15%) SDLC
13 12 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (2.91%) Business Transformation
13 12 (2.91%) ITIL V3
14 11 (2.66%) E-Commerce
15 10 (2.42%) Mentoring
15 10 (2.42%) Service Management
16 9 (2.18%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.18%) C
2 5 (1.21%) SQL
3 2 (0.48%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (10.65%) PMI Certification
2 38 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 34 (8.23%) PMP
4 19 (4.60%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.91%) APMP
8 9 (2.18%) Degree
8 9 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.73%) CISMP
10 3 (0.73%) CISSP
11 1 (0.24%) ACCA
11 1 (0.24%) APMG
11 1 (0.24%) CBAP
11 1 (0.24%) CIMA
11 1 (0.24%) IIBA
11 1 (0.24%) ISEB
11 1 (0.24%) MBA
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.91%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) SLA
3 5 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.73%) GAAP
4 3 (0.73%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) GxP
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.24%) Netcool
2 1 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.24%) OpenView
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (6.05%) SAP
2 23 (5.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.87%) Oracle
4 13 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.18%) Cisco
6 8 (1.94%) Amdocs
6 8 (1.94%) Ericsson
7 7 (1.69%) VMware
8 6 (1.45%) Concur
8 6 (1.45%) Remedy
9 5 (1.21%) Progress
9 5 (1.21%) Saba
10 4 (0.97%) BT
10 4 (0.97%) Callidus
11 3 (0.73%) Citrix
11 3 (0.73%) Cognos
11 3 (0.73%) HP
11 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.48%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.48%) Nokia
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