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 1 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 85 86 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.40% 7.91% 11.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.98% 11.26% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 39
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£413 £363 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £197 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 - £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -6.25%
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
532 764 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.12% 70.29% 67.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 400 267
Average daily rate £425 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 54 (28.27%) PRINCE2
2 45 (23.56%) Telecoms
3 38 (19.90%) Finance
3 38 (19.90%) Degree
4 36 (18.85%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.18%) MS Project
5 29 (15.18%) ITIL
6 28 (14.66%) MS Office
7 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
8 22 (11.52%) 3G
8 22 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.99%) PMI Certification
9 21 (10.99%) MS Visio
9 21 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (10.47%) PMP
10 20 (10.47%) Marketing
11 19 (9.95%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (9.95%) Change Control
12 16 (8.38%) Service Management
13 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
13 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
13 13 (6.81%) CRM
13 13 (6.81%) Computer Science
13 13 (6.81%) Network Architecture
13 13 (6.81%) Time Management
14 12 (6.28%) HTML
14 12 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
15 10 (5.24%) 2G

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.66%) CMS
3 3 (1.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (15.18%) MS Project
2 28 (14.66%) MS Office
3 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
4 21 (10.99%) MS Visio
5 19 (9.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Agresso
3 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) Force.com
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.52%) 3G
2 10 (5.24%) 2G
2 10 (5.24%) Internet
2 10 (5.24%) ATM
2 10 (5.24%) 4G
3 9 (4.71%) SDH
4 8 (4.19%) LTE
5 5 (2.62%) Broadband
5 5 (2.62%) DNS
5 5 (2.62%) Wireless
6 4 (2.09%) NFC
6 4 (2.09%) VoIP
7 3 (1.57%) WAN
7 3 (1.57%) Firewall
8 2 (1.05%) IPsec
8 2 (1.05%) MPLS
8 2 (1.05%) LAN
8 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) MySQL
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.05%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 45 (23.56%) Telecoms
2 38 (19.90%) Finance
3 20 (10.47%) Marketing
4 10 (5.24%) Billing
5 6 (3.14%) Legal
6 4 (2.09%) Retail
7 3 (1.57%) Publishing
7 3 (1.57%) Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (46.60%) Project Manager
2 17 (8.90%) Architect
3 15 (7.85%) Analyst
4 12 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (5.24%) Technical Manager
6 9 (4.71%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 9 (4.71%) Coordinator
7 8 (4.19%) Technical Project Manager
8 7 (3.66%) Junior
8 7 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.14%) BSS Architect
9 6 (3.14%) Senior Architect
10 5 (2.62%) Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.62%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.09%) Junior Project Manager
11 4 (2.09%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.28%) HTML
2 9 (4.71%) HTML5
3 7 (3.66%) CSS
4 5 (2.62%) XML
4 5 (2.62%) jQuery
5 4 (2.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.09%) Ajax
5 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.09%) XSLT
5 4 (2.09%) .NET
6 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.52%) Sass
7 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.52%) OOCSS
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.52%) CSS3
7 1 (0.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.14%) User Experience
4 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.57%) Wiki
5 3 (1.57%) STB
6 2 (1.05%) NHS
6 2 (1.05%) Social Media
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Xbox
7 1 (0.52%) New Media
7 1 (0.52%) Open Source
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) GIS
7 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.14%) Windows
2 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) PRINCE2
2 29 (15.18%) ITIL
3 22 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.95%) Change Control
5 16 (8.38%) Service Management
6 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.81%) CRM
6 13 (6.81%) Network Architecture
6 13 (6.81%) Time Management
7 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.24%) Supplier Management
8 10 (5.24%) Project Planning
8 10 (5.24%) Migration
9 8 (4.19%) SOA
10 7 (3.66%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.66%) B2B
10 7 (3.66%) SEO
11 6 (3.14%) Validation
11 6 (3.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.66%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.09%) C#
2 4 (2.09%) SQL
3 1 (0.52%) PHP
3 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (19.90%) Degree
2 21 (10.99%) PMI Certification
3 20 (10.47%) PMP
4 12 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.05%) CAPM
9 2 (1.05%) CIMA
9 2 (1.05%) ACCA
9 2 (1.05%) AAT
10 1 (0.52%) CCEE
10 1 (0.52%) CCAA
10 1 (0.52%) CCIA
10 1 (0.52%) APMP
10 1 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) QA
2 6 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) WMI
1 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.19%) HP
4 5 (2.62%) SAP
4 5 (2.62%) Cisco
5 4 (2.09%) Amdocs
5 4 (2.09%) Remedy
5 4 (2.09%) BMC
5 4 (2.09%) Eloqua
6 3 (1.57%) EMC
6 3 (1.57%) Omniture
7 2 (1.05%) Serena
7 2 (1.05%) Alias
7 2 (1.05%) Borland
7 2 (1.05%) IBM
7 2 (1.05%) Siebel
7 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.52%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 1 (0.52%) Akamai
8 1 (0.52%) F5
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