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 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 84 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.74% 11.37% 11.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.36% 15.44% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 45
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£425 £406 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.42 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.22% -
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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
585 719 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.87% 73.67% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 343 246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -21.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 June 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 1 June 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 52 (31.52%) PRINCE2
2 46 (27.88%) Telecoms
3 34 (20.61%) Finance
4 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 27 (16.36%) ITIL
5 27 (16.36%) MS Excel
6 24 (14.55%) MS Project
6 24 (14.55%) PMI Certification
7 23 (13.94%) PMP
7 23 (13.94%) Degree
8 21 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (11.52%) Migration
9 19 (11.52%) Service Delivery
10 18 (10.91%) MS Office
10 18 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
13 15 (9.09%) Data Centre
14 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
15 12 (7.27%) Analytics
15 12 (7.27%) SAP
16 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
16 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (6.06%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.06%) Project Planning
16 10 (6.06%) 4G
17 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (5.45%) ERP
17 9 (5.45%) Linux
17 9 (5.45%) 3G

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.42%) Lync
3 3 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.21%) Smallworld
4 2 (1.21%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (14.55%) MS Project
3 18 (10.91%) MS Office
4 6 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.61%) HFM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.61%) Agresso
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) 4G
2 9 (5.45%) 3G
3 5 (3.03%) LTE
4 4 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.42%) ATM
4 4 (2.42%) SDH
5 3 (1.82%) PBX
5 3 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.82%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.21%) MVNO
6 2 (1.21%) Wireless
6 2 (1.21%) 2G
6 2 (1.21%) LAN
6 2 (1.21%) Broadband
6 2 (1.21%) WLAN
6 2 (1.21%) WAN
6 2 (1.21%) SMS
6 2 (1.21%) DNS
7 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.61%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) MySQL
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
General
1 46 (27.88%) Telecoms
2 34 (20.61%) Finance
3 6 (3.64%) Legal
4 5 (3.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.03%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.82%) Retail
7 2 (1.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (46.06%) Project Manager
2 17 (10.30%) Analyst
3 12 (7.27%) Consultant
3 12 (7.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 11 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.06%) Developer
6 7 (4.24%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.64%) Coordinator
7 6 (3.64%) Architect
7 6 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (3.64%) Business Consultant
8 5 (3.03%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.42%) Software Licensing Specialist
9 4 (2.42%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (2.42%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (2.42%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.42%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (2.42%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.85%) HTML
2 5 (3.03%) LAMP
2 5 (3.03%) SOAP
2 5 (3.03%) HTML5
2 5 (3.03%) REST
3 3 (1.82%) MDX
3 3 (1.82%) Web Services
4 2 (1.21%) Ajax
5 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.61%) EJB
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) XML
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.42%) IPTV
6 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.82%) PMI
6 3 (1.82%) User Experience
7 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.21%) Social Media
7 2 (1.21%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.61%) Economics
8 1 (0.61%) Life Science
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
8 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.45%) Linux
2 5 (3.03%) Windows
3 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.21%) UNIX
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.52%) PRINCE2
2 27 (16.36%) ITIL
3 21 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (11.52%) Migration
4 19 (11.52%) Service Delivery
5 18 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.27%) Analytics
7 10 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.45%) ERP
8 9 (5.45%) Service Management
8 9 (5.45%) Change Management
9 8 (4.85%) Information Security
9 8 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.24%) Programme Management
10 7 (4.24%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.24%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.64%) Workflow
11 6 (3.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.85%) SQL
2 6 (3.64%) Java
2 6 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.42%) C
4 3 (1.82%) Perl
5 2 (1.21%) Python
5 2 (1.21%) PHP
5 2 (1.21%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) PMI Certification
2 23 (13.94%) PMP
2 23 (13.94%) Degree
3 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (1.82%) MCSE
7 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.61%) MBA
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.61%) HND
9 1 (0.61%) RHCE
9 1 (0.61%) ACCA
9 1 (0.61%) CIMA
9 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.27%) SAP
3 7 (4.24%) Amdocs
4 6 (3.64%) Cisco
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle
5 5 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.42%) Avaya
7 3 (1.82%) IBM
7 3 (1.82%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.21%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.21%) HP
8 2 (1.21%) Huawei
9 1 (0.61%) VMware
9 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.61%) Cognos
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix
9 1 (0.61%) Juniper
9 1 (0.61%) CA
9 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.61%) Informatica
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