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 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 Management
Rank 7 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 94 91 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.93% 9.20% 10.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.58% 12.94% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 25
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 57 (29.53%) PRINCE2
2 45 (23.32%) Telecoms
3 36 (18.65%) Finance
4 35 (18.13%) Degree
5 33 (17.10%) Microsoft
6 32 (16.58%) MS Excel
7 31 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (15.03%) ITIL
9 27 (13.99%) MS Project
9 27 (13.99%) MS Office
10 23 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (9.84%) PMI Certification
12 17 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (8.29%) PMP
14 15 (7.77%) Management Information System
15 14 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
15 14 (7.25%) Service Delivery
16 13 (6.74%) CRM
16 13 (6.74%) MS Visio
16 13 (6.74%) Information Security
16 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
17 12 (6.22%) Linux
17 12 (6.22%) MySQL
17 12 (6.22%) Service Management
17 12 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
18 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (5.70%) QA
19 10 (5.18%) 3G
19 10 (5.18%) LAMP
19 10 (5.18%) Legal

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.04%) Drupal
2 2 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.99%) MS Project
2 27 (13.99%) MS Office
3 14 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (6.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) HFM
2 1 (0.52%) Summit
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) 3G
2 7 (3.63%) Wireless
2 7 (3.63%) ATM
2 7 (3.63%) SDH
3 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.59%) 4G
3 5 (2.59%) LTE
4 4 (2.07%) Internet
4 4 (2.07%) GSM
4 4 (2.07%) UMTS
4 4 (2.07%) 2G
5 3 (1.55%) Broadband
6 2 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.04%) Firewall
6 2 (1.04%) DNS
6 2 (1.04%) VoIP
6 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) RANAP
7 1 (0.52%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) MySQL
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (23.32%) Telecoms
2 36 (18.65%) Finance
3 10 (5.18%) Legal
3 10 (5.18%) Marketing
4 7 (3.63%) Billing
5 4 (2.07%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Banking
7 2 (1.04%) German Language
7 2 (1.04%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (37.82%) Project Manager
2 22 (11.40%) Analyst
3 15 (7.77%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 12 (6.22%) Consultant
5 11 (5.70%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.70%) Coordinator
6 9 (4.66%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (4.66%) Senior Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Developer
7 8 (4.15%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Project Coordinator
7 8 (4.15%) Linux Consultant
7 8 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (2.59%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (2.07%) Software Licensing Specialist
9 4 (2.07%) Architect
9 4 (2.07%) Junior
9 4 (2.07%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (2.07%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) LAMP
2 7 (3.63%) Web Services
3 3 (1.55%) MDX
3 3 (1.55%) HTML
3 3 (1.55%) CSS
4 2 (1.04%) HTML5
4 2 (1.04%) jQuery
5 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.52%) Ajax
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) XSLT
5 1 (0.52%) XHTML
5 1 (0.52%) CSS3
5 1 (0.52%) Sass
5 1 (0.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.07%) Open Source
5 3 (1.55%) PMI
5 3 (1.55%) NHS
6 2 (1.04%) IPTV
7 1 (0.52%) PKI
7 1 (0.52%) STB
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) New Media
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Life Science
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.22%) Linux
2 4 (2.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) UNIX
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.53%) PRINCE2
2 29 (15.03%) ITIL
3 23 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.74%) CRM
6 13 (6.74%) Information Security
7 12 (6.22%) Service Management
8 10 (5.18%) Programme Management
9 9 (4.66%) Data Analysis
9 9 (4.66%) Migration
9 9 (4.66%) Time Management
10 8 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.15%) Scrum
11 7 (3.63%) Project Planning
11 7 (3.63%) Change Management
11 7 (3.63%) Change Control
11 7 (3.63%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.63%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.59%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.04%) Python
3 2 (1.04%) Java
3 2 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (0.52%) Ruby
4 1 (0.52%) C#
4 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (18.13%) Degree
2 19 (9.84%) PMI Certification
3 16 (8.29%) PMP
4 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (4.66%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.55%) ISEB
8 3 (1.55%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.04%) AAT
9 2 (1.04%) ACCA
9 2 (1.04%) CIMA
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.52%) MBA
10 1 (0.52%) GIAC
10 1 (0.52%) HND
10 1 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) BS15000
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.04%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.52%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.15%) Amdocs
4 6 (3.11%) HP
5 5 (2.59%) BMC
6 4 (2.07%) Eloqua
6 4 (2.07%) EMC
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle
6 4 (2.07%) SAP
7 3 (1.55%) Huawei
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco
7 3 (1.55%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.04%) Informatica
8 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.04%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Google
9 1 (0.52%) Mitel
9 1 (0.52%) Avaya
9 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.52%) Nokia
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