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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 106 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.56% 11.24% 9.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.52% 16.28% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 44
Average daily rate
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£423 £424 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
730 596 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.71% 69.06% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 62 (32.63%) PRINCE2
2 48 (25.26%) Telecoms
3 41 (21.58%) Finance
4 36 (18.95%) MS Excel
5 35 (18.42%) PMI Certification
6 33 (17.37%) ITIL
7 32 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
9 30 (15.79%) MS Office
10 28 (14.74%) PMP
11 25 (13.16%) Degree
11 25 (13.16%) Data Centre
12 21 (11.05%) Management Information System
13 19 (10.00%) Business Development
13 19 (10.00%) Security Cleared
14 18 (9.47%) Service Management
14 18 (9.47%) MS Project
14 18 (9.47%) SharePoint
15 17 (8.95%) MS PowerPoint
15 17 (8.95%) Service Delivery
16 16 (8.42%) Migration
16 16 (8.42%) QA
17 15 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 15 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (7.89%) Change Management
17 15 (7.89%) ERP
17 15 (7.89%) SAP
18 14 (7.37%) Ericsson
18 14 (7.37%) Amdocs
18 14 (7.37%) Change Control

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.11%) Lync
3 3 (1.58%) Smallworld
3 3 (1.58%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 36 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 30 (15.79%) MS Office
3 18 (9.47%) MS Project
4 17 (8.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.16%) Maya
6 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.53%) Lawson
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Taleo
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.84%) 3G
2 12 (6.32%) LTE
2 12 (6.32%) 4G
3 11 (5.79%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (4.21%) DNS
5 7 (3.68%) WAN
6 6 (3.16%) SMTP
6 6 (3.16%) HTTP
6 6 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.63%) LAN
7 5 (2.63%) VoLTE
8 4 (2.11%) RNC
8 4 (2.11%) 2G
9 3 (1.58%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.58%) VoIP
10 2 (1.05%) WLAN
10 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.05%) PBX
10 2 (1.05%) SDH
10 2 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.58%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.05%) MySQL
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.53%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 48 (25.26%) Telecoms
2 41 (21.58%) Finance
3 9 (4.74%) Spanish Language
4 6 (3.16%) Marketing
5 5 (2.63%) Legal
6 4 (2.11%) Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Retail
6 4 (2.11%) French Language
6 4 (2.11%) German Language
6 4 (2.11%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.05%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.05%) Billing
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (38.42%) Project Manager
2 20 (10.53%) Architect
3 15 (7.89%) Analyst
4 11 (5.79%) Business Analyst
4 11 (5.79%) Applications Architect
5 8 (4.21%) Technical Manager
5 8 (4.21%) Programme Manager
6 7 (3.68%) Developer
6 7 (3.68%) Coordinator
6 7 (3.68%) Senior Manager
6 7 (3.68%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (3.16%) Consultant
7 6 (3.16%) Planning Manager
7 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Applications Architect
8 5 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (2.63%) Lead Developer
8 5 (2.63%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.84%) Web Services
2 8 (4.21%) HTML
3 5 (2.63%) HTML5
3 5 (2.63%) REST
3 5 (2.63%) SOAP
4 3 (1.58%) Middleware
5 2 (1.05%) Ajax
6 1 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) .NET
6 1 (0.53%) COM
6 1 (0.53%) EJB
6 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.05%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.26%) PMI
5 7 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.63%) GIS
7 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.58%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.58%) Social Media
9 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.05%) CMDB
9 2 (1.05%) IPTV
10 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.53%) Economics
10 1 (0.53%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.53%) Wiki
10 1 (0.53%) FMCG
10 1 (0.53%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.79%) Linux
2 10 (5.26%) Windows
3 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.05%) UNIX
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.63%) PRINCE2
2 33 (17.37%) ITIL
3 32 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (10.00%) Business Development
5 18 (9.47%) Service Management
6 17 (8.95%) Service Delivery
7 16 (8.42%) Migration
8 15 (7.89%) Change Management
8 15 (7.89%) ERP
8 15 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.37%) Change Control
10 13 (6.84%) Workflow
11 12 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.32%) Project Planning
12 11 (5.79%) Risk Management
13 10 (5.26%) Business Analysis
14 9 (4.74%) Programme Management
15 8 (4.21%) Strategic Planning
15 8 (4.21%) Analytics
16 7 (3.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.26%) Java
2 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.11%) C
4 3 (1.58%) Perl
5 2 (1.05%) PHP
5 2 (1.05%) VB
5 2 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (18.42%) PMI Certification
2 28 (14.74%) PMP
3 25 (13.16%) Degree
4 19 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (6.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.05%) MCSE
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.53%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.53%) ACCA
10 1 (0.53%) CIMA
10 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.42%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.89%) SAP
3 14 (7.37%) Ericsson
3 14 (7.37%) Amdocs
4 11 (5.79%) Remedy
5 9 (4.74%) Oracle
6 8 (4.21%) Nokia
6 8 (4.21%) Cisco
7 6 (3.16%) Huawei
8 4 (2.11%) BT
9 3 (1.58%) Aprimo
9 3 (1.58%) Eloqua
9 3 (1.58%) Marketo
9 3 (1.58%) IBM
9 3 (1.58%) Intel
9 3 (1.58%) Avaya
10 2 (1.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.05%) Citrix
10 2 (1.05%) HP
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