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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 96 90 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.23% 8.90% 11.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.72% 12.28% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 37
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£424 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £221 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
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 £30.10 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
Project Management
Berkshire

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
574 733 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.13% 72.50% 67.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 374 277
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 53 (25.98%) PRINCE2
2 49 (24.02%) Telecoms
3 45 (22.06%) Degree
4 37 (18.14%) Finance
4 37 (18.14%) Microsoft
5 30 (14.71%) MS Project
6 29 (14.22%) MS Office
7 28 (13.73%) ITIL
8 25 (12.25%) MS Excel
8 25 (12.25%) 3G
9 23 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (10.78%) Marketing
11 21 (10.29%) PMP
11 21 (10.29%) PMI Certification
12 19 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
13 18 (8.82%) MS Visio
14 17 (8.33%) Change Control
14 17 (8.33%) Time Management
15 15 (7.35%) Network Architecture
15 15 (7.35%) SharePoint
15 15 (7.35%) Computer Science
15 15 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (6.86%) Risk Management
16 14 (6.86%) Service Delivery
17 13 (6.37%) Service Management
18 12 (5.88%) HTML
18 12 (5.88%) 2G
18 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
19 11 (5.39%) Spreadsheet

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (1.47%) IIS
4 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (14.71%) MS Project
2 29 (14.22%) MS Office
3 25 (12.25%) MS Excel
4 18 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (8.82%) MS Visio
5 11 (5.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Agresso
3 1 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.98%) Force.com
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.25%) 3G
2 12 (5.88%) 2G
3 11 (5.39%) 4G
4 10 (4.90%) Internet
4 10 (4.90%) LTE
5 9 (4.41%) ATM
6 8 (3.92%) SDH
7 7 (3.43%) VoIP
8 6 (2.94%) Wireless
9 5 (2.45%) DNS
9 5 (2.45%) Broadband
10 4 (1.96%) NFC
10 4 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (1.96%) WAN
10 4 (1.96%) Firewall
11 3 (1.47%) LAN
12 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.98%) MPLS
12 2 (0.98%) VPN
12 2 (0.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.49%) MySQL
2 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (24.02%) Telecoms
2 37 (18.14%) Finance
3 22 (10.78%) Marketing
4 10 (4.90%) Billing
5 9 (4.41%) Publishing
6 7 (3.43%) Games
7 6 (2.94%) Legal
8 4 (1.96%) Retail
9 3 (1.47%) Banking
10 2 (0.98%) Advertising
10 2 (0.98%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.49%) Front Office
11 1 (0.49%) German Language
11 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (44.61%) Project Manager
2 21 (10.29%) Architect
3 17 (8.33%) Analyst
4 14 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (4.90%) Technical Manager
6 9 (4.41%) Coordinator
7 8 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
7 8 (3.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 8 (3.92%) BSS Architect
8 7 (3.43%) Senior Architect
9 6 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.45%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.45%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) HTML
2 9 (4.41%) HTML5
3 7 (3.43%) CSS
4 5 (2.45%) XML
4 5 (2.45%) .NET
4 5 (2.45%) jQuery
5 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.96%) XSLT
5 4 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.96%) Ajax
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.49%) COM
7 1 (0.49%) Sass
7 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.49%) OOCSS
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.92%) User Experience
3 8 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.96%) New Media
6 3 (1.47%) STB
6 3 (1.47%) Xbox
6 3 (1.47%) Wiki
7 2 (0.98%) Social Media
7 2 (0.98%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Physics
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) GIS
8 1 (0.49%) PMI
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.98%) PRINCE2
2 28 (13.73%) ITIL
3 19 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (8.33%) Change Control
4 17 (8.33%) Time Management
5 15 (7.35%) Network Architecture
5 15 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.86%) Risk Management
6 14 (6.86%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.37%) Service Management
8 11 (5.39%) Migration
8 11 (5.39%) Project Planning
8 11 (5.39%) CRM
9 10 (4.90%) SOA
10 9 (4.41%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.41%) Supplier Management
10 9 (4.41%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.92%) Validation
12 7 (3.43%) Analytics
12 7 (3.43%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.90%) SQL
2 7 (3.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.45%) C#
4 1 (0.49%) Perl
4 1 (0.49%) PHP
4 1 (0.49%) Python
4 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (22.06%) Degree
2 21 (10.29%) PMP
2 21 (10.29%) PMI Certification
3 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.98%) AAT
8 2 (0.98%) ACCA
8 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.98%) CIMA
8 2 (0.98%) CAPM
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ISEB
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.49%) CCIE
9 1 (0.49%) CCNP
9 1 (0.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
2 7 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) XenServer
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (1.96%) WMI
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.43%) HP
2 7 (3.43%) Cisco
3 6 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.45%) Amdocs
4 5 (2.45%) SAP
5 4 (1.96%) Remedy
5 4 (1.96%) Borland
5 4 (1.96%) Serena
5 4 (1.96%) Alias
6 3 (1.47%) Omniture
7 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.98%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.98%) Siebel
7 2 (0.98%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) Mitel
8 1 (0.49%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Huawei
8 1 (0.49%) Juniper
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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