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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 98 90 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.97% 8.29% 11.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.33% 11.72% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 35
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £17.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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
600 768 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.19% 70.78% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 413 258
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 17
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 October 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 52 (26.80%) PRINCE2
2 50 (25.77%) Telecoms
3 42 (21.65%) Finance
4 38 (19.59%) Degree
5 33 (17.01%) Microsoft
6 29 (14.95%) MS Office
7 28 (14.43%) ITIL
8 26 (13.40%) MS Project
9 25 (12.89%) MS Excel
10 22 (11.34%) PMI Certification
10 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (10.82%) Marketing
12 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (10.31%) 3G
12 20 (10.31%) PMP
12 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (9.79%) Change Control
14 18 (9.28%) MS Visio
14 18 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (8.25%) Service Management
16 14 (7.22%) Service Delivery
16 14 (7.22%) HTML
17 13 (6.70%) CRM
17 13 (6.70%) Computer Science
17 13 (6.70%) Network Architecture
18 12 (6.19%) Time Management
18 12 (6.19%) Billing
18 12 (6.19%) Risk Management
19 11 (5.67%) Supplier Management
19 11 (5.67%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.61%) CMS
3 3 (1.55%) Drupal
3 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (14.95%) MS Office
2 26 (13.40%) MS Project
3 25 (12.89%) MS Excel
4 18 (9.28%) MS Visio
4 18 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.61%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) Summit
3 1 (0.52%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Force.com
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.31%) 3G
2 11 (5.67%) Internet
3 9 (4.64%) 2G
3 9 (4.64%) 4G
4 8 (4.12%) ATM
5 7 (3.61%) SDH
6 6 (3.09%) Broadband
6 6 (3.09%) Wireless
7 5 (2.58%) LTE
8 4 (2.06%) NFC
8 4 (2.06%) DNS
9 3 (1.55%) GSM
9 3 (1.55%) UMTS
10 2 (1.03%) VoIP
10 2 (1.03%) WAN
10 2 (1.03%) Firewall
10 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.52%) IPsec
11 1 (0.52%) Network Security
11 1 (0.52%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.06%) MySQL
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.03%) Subversion
2 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) StarTeam
General
1 50 (25.77%) Telecoms
2 42 (21.65%) Finance
3 21 (10.82%) Marketing
4 12 (6.19%) Billing
5 5 (2.58%) Legal
6 4 (2.06%) Retail
7 3 (1.55%) German Language
8 2 (1.03%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.03%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (44.85%) Project Manager
2 15 (7.73%) Analyst
3 11 (5.67%) Coordinator
3 11 (5.67%) Architect
3 11 (5.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 10 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (4.64%) Technical Manager
6 8 (4.12%) Project Coordinator
7 7 (3.61%) Junior
7 7 (3.61%) Developer
7 7 (3.61%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (3.09%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.09%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (2.58%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (2.58%) Consultant
9 5 (2.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (2.58%) Project Support Coordinator
10 4 (2.06%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.22%) HTML
2 10 (5.15%) HTML5
3 9 (4.64%) CSS
4 6 (3.09%) jQuery
5 5 (2.58%) XML
6 4 (2.06%) XSLT
6 4 (2.06%) .NET
6 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.06%) Ajax
6 4 (2.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.03%) CSS3
7 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (1.03%) Sass
8 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.52%) OOCSS
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.52%) Symfony
8 1 (0.52%) COM
8 1 (0.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.58%) User Experience
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.55%) STB
5 3 (1.55%) Wiki
6 2 (1.03%) Social Media
6 2 (1.03%) PMI
6 2 (1.03%) NHS
6 2 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.52%) PKI
7 1 (0.52%) New Media
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.12%) Windows
2 2 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.80%) PRINCE2
2 28 (14.43%) ITIL
3 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.79%) Change Control
6 16 (8.25%) Service Management
7 14 (7.22%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.70%) CRM
8 13 (6.70%) Network Architecture
9 12 (6.19%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.19%) Time Management
10 11 (5.67%) Supplier Management
11 9 (4.64%) Migration
12 8 (4.12%) B2B
13 7 (3.61%) SEO
13 7 (3.61%) Project Planning
14 6 (3.09%) Programme Management
14 6 (3.09%) Performance Management
14 6 (3.09%) Business Development
14 6 (3.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.06%) C#
3 3 (1.55%) PHP
3 3 (1.55%) Python
4 2 (1.03%) SQL
4 2 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (19.59%) Degree
2 22 (11.34%) PMI Certification
3 20 (10.31%) PMP
4 11 (5.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (4.12%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.09%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.03%) AAT
9 2 (1.03%) CAPM
9 2 (1.03%) ACCA
9 2 (1.03%) CIMA
10 1 (0.52%) GIAC
10 1 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CCEE
10 1 (0.52%) CCAA
10 1 (0.52%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) WMI
1 1 (0.52%) SCCM
1 1 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 33 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.09%) HP
4 4 (2.06%) SAP
4 4 (2.06%) Remedy
4 4 (2.06%) Amdocs
4 4 (2.06%) BMC
4 4 (2.06%) Eloqua
5 3 (1.55%) Omniture
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco
5 3 (1.55%) EMC
6 2 (1.03%) IBM
6 2 (1.03%) Siebel
6 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.52%) SendGrid
7 1 (0.52%) Huawei
7 1 (0.52%) Akamai
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle
7 1 (0.52%) Citrix
7 1 (0.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
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