The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 83 83 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.82% 8.56% 13.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.17% 11.66% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 30
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -5.79%
Project Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.95% 73.40% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 213
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 58 (31.52%) PRINCE2
2 47 (25.54%) Telecoms
3 33 (17.93%) Degree
4 30 (16.30%) Finance
4 30 (16.30%) MS Excel
4 30 (16.30%) ITIL
4 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (13.59%) MS Project
7 24 (13.04%) MS Office
7 24 (13.04%) PMI Certification
7 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.41%) PMP
9 16 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (7.61%) Service Delivery
10 14 (7.61%) Security Cleared
11 13 (7.07%) Information Security
12 12 (6.52%) Migration
12 12 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (6.52%) MySQL
12 12 (6.52%) Linux
13 11 (5.98%) MS Visio
13 11 (5.98%) Management Information System
13 11 (5.98%) Programme Management
14 10 (5.43%) LAMP
14 10 (5.43%) Scrum
14 10 (5.43%) QA
14 10 (5.43%) Marketing

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) Drupal
2 2 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 25 (13.59%) MS Project
3 24 (13.04%) MS Office
4 14 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (5.98%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.54%) Agresso
2 1 (0.54%) HFM
2 1 (0.54%) Summit
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) 3G
2 5 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.72%) SDH
2 5 (2.72%) ATM
2 5 (2.72%) 4G
3 4 (2.17%) LTE
3 4 (2.17%) Broadband
4 3 (1.63%) Wireless
4 3 (1.63%) UMTS
4 3 (1.63%) GSM
5 2 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.09%) DNS
5 2 (1.09%) 2G
5 2 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) CDMA2000
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.52%) MySQL
2 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) DB2
5 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (25.54%) Telecoms
2 30 (16.30%) Finance
3 10 (5.43%) Marketing
4 7 (3.80%) Legal
5 6 (3.26%) Billing
6 4 (2.17%) Banking
7 2 (1.09%) German Language
7 2 (1.09%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (38.59%) Project Manager
2 18 (9.78%) Analyst
3 16 (8.70%) Consultant
3 16 (8.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 12 (6.52%) Coordinator
5 11 (5.98%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.89%) Senior Manager
6 9 (4.89%) Project Coordinator
6 9 (4.89%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
7 8 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Developer
9 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (2.72%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.17%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (2.17%) Software Licensing Specialist
10 4 (2.17%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) LAMP
2 7 (3.80%) Web Services
3 3 (1.63%) MDX
4 2 (1.09%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) XHTML
5 1 (0.54%) Symfony
5 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.54%) Sass
5 1 (0.54%) jQuery
5 1 (0.54%) HTML5
5 1 (0.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.17%) Open Source
4 4 (2.17%) User Experience
4 4 (2.17%) PMI
5 3 (1.63%) IPTV
6 2 (1.09%) Social Media
6 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) PKI
7 1 (0.54%) Life Science
7 1 (0.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.54%) New Media
7 1 (0.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.52%) Linux
2 4 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.09%) UNIX
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.52%) PRINCE2
2 30 (16.30%) ITIL
3 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.61%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.07%) Information Security
7 12 (6.52%) Migration
8 11 (5.98%) Programme Management
9 10 (5.43%) Scrum
9 10 (5.43%) Service Management
9 10 (5.43%) CRM
10 9 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.89%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.35%) Business Development
11 8 (4.35%) Change Management
12 7 (3.80%) Change Control
12 7 (3.80%) Waterfall
12 7 (3.80%) Performance Management
13 6 (3.26%) Time Management
13 6 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.09%) PHP
2 2 (1.09%) C
2 2 (1.09%) Java
2 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (0.54%) Perl
3 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (17.93%) Degree
2 24 (13.04%) PMI Certification
3 21 (11.41%) PMP
4 14 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (5.43%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.17%) NVQ Level 3
8 4 (2.17%) VCP4
9 3 (1.63%) ISEB
9 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.54%) HND
10 1 (0.54%) MCSE
10 1 (0.54%) RHCE
10 1 (0.54%) CISSP
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.54%) MBA
10 1 (0.54%) GIAC
10 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) COBIT
2 2 (1.09%) BS15000
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.26%) Amdocs
3 6 (3.26%) SAP
3 6 (3.26%) HP
4 4 (2.17%) Eloqua
4 4 (2.17%) Oracle
4 4 (2.17%) Cisco
4 4 (2.17%) EMC
4 4 (2.17%) BMC
5 3 (1.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.09%) Huawei
6 2 (1.09%) Avaya
6 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.09%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.09%) Informatica
7 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.54%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.54%) Lotus
7 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
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