The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 62 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £505 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.80% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.11% +32.40%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
784 936 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.01% 91.41% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 430 362
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £48.85 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

IT Project Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) CAPM
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CAPM