The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 23 30 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.04% 2.39% 15.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 2.55% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £228 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +20.46%
Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
238 274 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.50% 93.52% 90.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 128 77
Average daily rate £308 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Bracknell region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Bracknell region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 10 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Change Control
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Automotive
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) DSDM
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (10.00%) MS Office
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (10.00%) French Language

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Life Science
1 1 (5.00%) Economics
1 1 (5.00%) DTV
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Change Control
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) DSDM
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Development
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.00%) BCP
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) SAP