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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 288 302 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.84% 12.17% 9.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.91% 13.30% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 122 141
Average daily rate £425 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £175.00 £25.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+586.27% -32.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.15 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2640 2271 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.23% 91.54% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 899 1020
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 150 102
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 71 £450 +5.88% 12
Newbury +3 31 £430 +34.37% 3
Slough -1 30 £455 +13.75% 4
Maidenhead +10 25 £333 -1.48% 2
Bracknell -5 21 £340 -12.25% 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 230 (49.46%) Project Management
2 157 (33.76%) PRINCE2
3 143 (30.75%) Finance
4 114 (24.52%) Telecoms
5 93 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (8.60%) MS Project
7 38 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 37 (7.96%) PMI Certification
8 37 (7.96%) ITIL
9 36 (7.74%) CRM
9 36 (7.74%) Migration
10 33 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 31 (6.67%) PRINCE
11 31 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 29 (6.24%) SAP
12 29 (6.24%) Oracle
12 29 (6.24%) Microsoft
12 29 (6.24%) Programme Management
13 28 (6.02%) Retail
13 28 (6.02%) Marketing
14 26 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (5.59%) MS Excel
14 26 (5.59%) PMP
14 26 (5.59%) Time Management
15 25 (5.38%) Project Planning
16 22 (4.73%) Security Cleared
17 21 (4.52%) French Language
17 21 (4.52%) Business Analysis
18 19 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (4.09%) Firewall

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.37%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.72%) Apache
4 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.08%) IIS
6 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.86%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.43%) Lync
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 40 (8.60%) MS Project
2 26 (5.59%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.09%) MS Office
4 15 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.65%) SAP WM
2 3 (0.65%) Agresso
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle BRM
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.09%) Firewall
2 12 (2.58%) WAN
3 11 (2.37%) LAN
4 9 (1.94%) Internet
5 8 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.51%) SAN
6 7 (1.51%) MPLS
6 7 (1.51%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.29%) MVNO
8 5 (1.08%) NGN
8 5 (1.08%) Network Security
9 4 (0.86%) 3G
10 3 (0.65%) 2G
10 3 (0.65%) FTP
10 3 (0.65%) VoIP
10 3 (0.65%) SMS
10 3 (0.65%) NFC
10 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.65%) 4G
11 2 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.80%) DataStage
3 8 (1.72%) SAP BW
4 6 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.86%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) OLAP
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 143 (30.75%) Finance
2 114 (24.52%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.02%) Retail
3 28 (6.02%) Marketing
4 21 (4.52%) French Language
5 15 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.01%) Spanish Language
7 11 (2.37%) German Language
7 11 (2.37%) Italian Language
7 11 (2.37%) Banking
7 11 (2.37%) Billing
8 9 (1.94%) Automotive
9 7 (1.51%) Legal
9 7 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.86%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.09%) .NET
2 6 (1.29%) ATL
3 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.65%) J2EE
5 1 (0.22%) MDX
5 1 (0.22%) Lucene
5 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) CSS
5 1 (0.22%) Struts
5 1 (0.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.23%) PMI
2 8 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.51%) Informatics
4 6 (1.29%) FMCG
4 6 (1.29%) Chemistry
4 6 (1.29%) Life Science
5 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.86%) AS400
6 3 (0.65%) NHS
6 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.43%) iSeries
7 2 (0.43%) EPoS
7 2 (0.43%) DTV
7 2 (0.43%) Biology
8 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.22%) GIS
8 1 (0.22%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.22%) Kindle
8 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.23%) Windows
2 10 (2.15%) UNIX
3 8 (1.72%) Linux
4 5 (1.08%) HPUX
4 5 (1.08%) Solaris
4 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) VMS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (49.46%) Project Management
2 157 (33.76%) PRINCE2
3 93 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (7.96%) ITIL
5 36 (7.74%) CRM
5 36 (7.74%) Migration
6 31 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 31 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 29 (6.24%) Programme Management
8 26 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (5.59%) Time Management
9 25 (5.38%) Project Planning
10 21 (4.52%) Business Analysis
11 19 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (3.87%) E-Commerce
12 18 (3.87%) Change Management
13 15 (3.23%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.23%) Change Control
14 13 (2.80%) Matrix Management
15 12 (2.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.72%) Java
2 6 (1.29%) C
3 5 (1.08%) SQL
4 4 (0.86%) C#
4 4 (0.86%) RPG
5 2 (0.43%) RPG IV
6 1 (0.22%) LINC
Qualifications
1 38 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 37 (7.96%) PMI Certification
3 33 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 26 (5.59%) PMP
5 22 (4.73%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.44%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.44%) Degree
7 7 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.51%) ISEB
8 4 (0.86%) MBA
9 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) APMP
11 1 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (0.65%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) Basel II
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) SCCM
1 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (6.24%) SAP
1 29 (6.24%) Oracle
1 29 (6.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.58%) Metastorm
2 12 (2.58%) Cisco
3 11 (2.37%) Cognos
4 9 (1.94%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.51%) VMware
5 7 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.29%) Citrix
6 6 (1.29%) Huawei
7 5 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.08%) Sun
8 4 (0.86%) HP
9 3 (0.65%) Planview
9 3 (0.65%) Amdocs
9 3 (0.65%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.65%) Siebel
10 2 (0.43%) IBM
10 2 (0.43%) EMC
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