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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 16 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 78 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.90% 10.49% 8.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.29% 15.00% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 48
Average daily rate £375 £418 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016, 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 67 (38.07%) PRINCE2
2 52 (29.55%) Finance
3 43 (24.43%) Telecoms
4 24 (13.64%) Data Centre
5 21 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (11.93%) MS Excel
5 21 (11.93%) ITIL
5 21 (11.93%) MS Project
5 21 (11.93%) PMI Certification
6 20 (11.36%) Marketing
7 19 (10.80%) PMP
7 19 (10.80%) SharePoint
8 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 15 (8.52%) QA
11 14 (7.95%) Degree
11 14 (7.95%) Aprimo
11 14 (7.95%) Marketing Automation
11 14 (7.95%) Eloqua
11 14 (7.95%) Marketo
11 14 (7.95%) B2B
11 14 (7.95%) MS Office
12 13 (7.39%) Migration
13 12 (6.82%) Programme Management
13 12 (6.82%) Amdocs
13 12 (6.82%) Management Information System
14 11 (6.25%) Ericsson
14 11 (6.25%) Oracle
14 11 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (6.25%) ITIL V3

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) Apache
2 1 (0.57%) CMS
2 1 (0.57%) JBoss
2 1 (0.57%) Lync
2 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.57%) Node.js
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (11.93%) MS Excel
1 21 (11.93%) MS Project
2 14 (7.95%) MS Office
3 11 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.70%) Maya
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (7.95%) Eloqua
2 4 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Office 365
2 5 (2.84%) SaaS
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) Taleo
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) DNS
1 8 (4.55%) LTE
1 8 (4.55%) WAN
2 7 (3.98%) HTTP
2 7 (3.98%) MPLS
3 6 (3.41%) Firewall
3 6 (3.41%) Internet
3 6 (3.41%) LAN
3 6 (3.41%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (3.41%) SMTP
4 5 (2.84%) 2G
4 5 (2.84%) 3G
4 5 (2.84%) 4G
4 5 (2.84%) VoLTE
4 5 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.27%) Broadband
5 4 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.27%) Wireless
6 3 (1.70%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) GIS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.57%) gulp
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.57%) VersionOne
General
1 52 (29.55%) Finance
2 43 (24.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (11.36%) Marketing
4 6 (3.41%) Legal
5 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.27%) Electronics
6 4 (2.27%) Retail
7 3 (1.70%) Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Billing
8 2 (1.14%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) French Language
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 82 (46.59%) Project Manager
2 14 (7.95%) Automation Specialist
2 14 (7.95%) Marketing Automation Specialist
2 14 (7.95%) Marketing Specialist
3 12 (6.82%) Senior Manager
3 12 (6.82%) Senior Project Manager
4 9 (5.11%) Architect
5 8 (4.55%) Network Manager
6 7 (3.98%) Applications Architect
6 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (3.98%) Network Project Manager
6 7 (3.98%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (3.98%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 6 (3.41%) Coordinator
7 6 (3.41%) IT Manager
7 6 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (3.41%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (2.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (2.84%) Security Manager
8 5 (2.84%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) Web Services
2 2 (1.14%) .NET
2 2 (1.14%) COM
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) HTML5
3 1 (0.57%) Middleware
3 1 (0.57%) Sass
3 1 (0.57%) Spring
3 1 (0.57%) Struts
3 1 (0.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.27%) PMI
6 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.70%) NHS
6 3 (1.70%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) FMCG
7 2 (1.14%) Informatics
7 2 (1.14%) Life Science
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.14%) SCADA
8 1 (0.57%) CMDB
8 1 (0.57%) iPad
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.11%) Linux
2 6 (3.41%) Windows
3 5 (2.84%) Unix
4 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) SUSE
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.07%) PRINCE2
2 21 (11.93%) ITIL
2 21 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.95%) B2B
4 14 (7.95%) Marketing Automation
5 13 (7.39%) Migration
6 12 (6.82%) Programme Management
7 11 (6.25%) Business Development
7 11 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 10 (5.68%) Presales
9 8 (4.55%) Change Control
9 8 (4.55%) Process Improvement
9 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (3.98%) Coaching
10 7 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.98%) CRM
10 7 (3.98%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.98%) Service Management
11 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.41%) Java
2 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.57%) AWK
3 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.57%) C
3 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.57%) Korn
3 1 (0.57%) PHP
3 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.57%) sed
3 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) PMI Certification
2 19 (10.80%) PMP
3 14 (7.95%) Degree
4 10 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.41%) APMP
7 5 (2.84%) CCNP
7 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.27%) CCIE
8 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) CCA
10 1 (0.57%) CISSP
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.57%) MCSE
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) GAAP
2 3 (1.70%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.57%) MISRA
3 1 (0.57%) P3O
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) XenApp
2 2 (1.14%) XenServer
3 1 (0.57%) NFS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (1.14%) OPNET
2 1 (0.57%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.95%) Aprimo
2 14 (7.95%) Marketo
3 12 (6.82%) Amdocs
4 11 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 11 (6.25%) Oracle
5 10 (5.68%) Cisco
5 10 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (5.68%) SAP
6 8 (4.55%) Remedy
7 6 (3.41%) Huawei
7 6 (3.41%) Nokia
7 6 (3.41%) VMware
8 5 (2.84%) Saba
9 3 (1.70%) BT
9 3 (1.70%) Citrix
10 2 (1.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.14%) IBM
10 2 (1.14%) Progress
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