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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 234 266 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.06% 10.86% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.16% 11.90% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 150 112
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£425 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £28.75 £32.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £17.75 £24.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £39.75 £40.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
2303 2235 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.13% 91.22% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1117 1044
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 -2 68 £450 +18.42% 12
Bracknell +8 27 £320 -16.06% 4
Slough -8 19 £356 -20.83%
Newbury -8 16 £475 +4.10% 2
Maidenhead -4 5 £298 -15.90%
Windsor +5 3 £260 - 1
Wokingham 0 3 £375 -0.66% 1
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 216 (48.98%) Project Management
2 157 (35.60%) PRINCE2
3 117 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (25.17%) Finance
5 96 (21.77%) Telecoms
6 57 (12.93%) PMI Certification
7 54 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (12.02%) Data Centre
9 48 (10.88%) Project Planning
10 43 (9.75%) ITIL
11 39 (8.84%) Risk Management
11 39 (8.84%) PMP
12 36 (8.16%) Change Management
13 35 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 34 (7.71%) Migration
15 32 (7.26%) Microsoft
16 31 (7.03%) MS Project
17 30 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 29 (6.58%) Programme Management
19 28 (6.35%) SAP
19 28 (6.35%) MS Excel
19 28 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (5.44%) Security Cleared
21 22 (4.99%) PRINCE
22 21 (4.76%) PMI
22 21 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (4.54%) SDLC
23 20 (4.54%) Service Management
24 19 (4.31%) Automotive
24 19 (4.31%) Cisco

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.36%) Lync
3 5 (1.13%) CMS
4 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.45%) Drupal
6 1 (0.23%) WordPress
6 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (7.03%) MS Project
2 28 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.85%) MS Office
3 17 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Lawson
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.27%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.08%) WAN
2 17 (3.85%) LAN
3 16 (3.63%) 4G
4 15 (3.40%) Unified Communications
5 14 (3.17%) 3G
6 12 (2.72%) IP Telephony
7 11 (2.49%) 2G
8 10 (2.27%) LTE
9 8 (1.81%) Wireless
10 6 (1.36%) Cisco ICM
11 4 (0.91%) VoIP
12 3 (0.68%) SAN
12 3 (0.68%) RNC
12 3 (0.68%) Firewall
12 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (0.45%) VoLTE
13 2 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (0.45%) GGSN
13 2 (0.45%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (0.91%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Subversion
2 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) Hudson
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 111 (25.17%) Finance
2 96 (21.77%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.31%) Automotive
4 18 (4.08%) Billing
5 17 (3.85%) Marketing
6 7 (1.59%) Retail
7 6 (1.36%) Banking
8 5 (1.13%) French Language
8 5 (1.13%) Legal
8 5 (1.13%) Front Office
8 5 (1.13%) Back Office
9 4 (0.91%) Electronics
9 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.68%) German Language
10 3 (0.68%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.68%) Middleware
1 3 (0.68%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.45%) .NET
2 2 (0.45%) SOAP
2 2 (0.45%) RESTful
3 1 (0.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.23%) XML
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.23%) JSF
3 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.02%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.76%) PMI
3 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.36%) FMCG
5 4 (0.91%) DTV
5 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.68%) Economics
7 2 (0.45%) Replication
7 2 (0.45%) EPoS
7 2 (0.45%) SCADA
7 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.23%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.23%) Biology
8 1 (0.23%) Life Science
8 1 (0.23%) CMDB
8 1 (0.23%) Wiki
8 1 (0.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.72%) Windows
2 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.23%) Android
4 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (48.98%) Project Management
2 157 (35.60%) PRINCE2
3 117 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (10.88%) Project Planning
6 43 (9.75%) ITIL
7 39 (8.84%) Risk Management
8 36 (8.16%) Change Management
9 34 (7.71%) Migration
10 29 (6.58%) Programme Management
11 28 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (4.99%) PRINCE
13 20 (4.54%) Service Management
13 20 (4.54%) SDLC
14 19 (4.31%) CRM
15 18 (4.08%) Change Control
16 17 (3.85%) Service Delivery
17 14 (3.17%) E-Commerce
18 13 (2.95%) Waterfall
19 12 (2.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.81%) C
2 4 (0.91%) SQL
3 1 (0.23%) C-shell
3 1 (0.23%) C#
3 1 (0.23%) Java
3 1 (0.23%) Perl
3 1 (0.23%) PHP
3 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 57 (12.93%) PMI Certification
2 39 (8.84%) PMP
3 35 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 30 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 24 (5.44%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.85%) Degree
7 14 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.68%) APMP
10 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.45%) MBA
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.23%) CAPM
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) APMG
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.91%) SLA
4 2 (0.45%) GxP
4 2 (0.45%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.23%) FATCA
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.45%) Netcool
2 2 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) OpenView
3 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.35%) SAP
3 19 (4.31%) Cisco
4 16 (3.63%) Oracle
5 13 (2.95%) Cognos
5 13 (2.95%) Hyperion
6 9 (2.04%) Remedy
7 8 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.59%) Ericsson
9 6 (1.36%) Amdocs
10 4 (0.91%) HP
10 4 (0.91%) Citrix
10 4 (0.91%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.68%) Capita
11 3 (0.68%) Verint
11 3 (0.68%) Sun
11 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.68%) Nokia
12 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.45%) Huawei
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