The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 6 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 100 81 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.30% 8.75% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.45% 12.42% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 48
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +17.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 652 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.70% 70.41% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 281 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £22.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Project Management
Berkshire

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 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 48 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 46 (22.12%) Degree
4 40 (19.23%) Finance
5 34 (16.35%) ITIL
5 34 (16.35%) Microsoft
6 28 (13.46%) MS Office
7 26 (12.50%) Marketing
8 24 (11.54%) MS Project
9 23 (11.06%) PMI Certification
10 22 (10.58%) 3G
10 22 (10.58%) PMP
10 22 (10.58%) MS Excel
11 21 (10.10%) Risk Management
12 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (9.13%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (9.13%) Time Management
14 17 (8.17%) Security Cleared
14 17 (8.17%) Service Delivery
14 17 (8.17%) SharePoint
15 16 (7.69%) Service Management
16 15 (7.21%) MS Visio
16 15 (7.21%) Computer Science
16 15 (7.21%) Change Control
17 14 (6.73%) Network Architecture
17 14 (6.73%) Configuration Management
18 13 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (6.25%) SQL
18 13 (6.25%) Migration
18 13 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.48%) eRoom
5 1 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (13.46%) MS Office
2 24 (11.54%) MS Project
3 22 (10.58%) MS Excel
4 19 (9.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (7.21%) MS Visio
6 11 (5.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.48%) Agresso
2 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.96%) Force.com
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.58%) 3G
2 11 (5.29%) LTE
3 10 (4.81%) 4G
3 10 (4.81%) 2G
4 8 (3.85%) Internet
5 7 (3.37%) ATM
6 6 (2.88%) SDH
7 5 (2.40%) VoIP
8 4 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.92%) NFC
8 4 (1.92%) Wireless
8 4 (1.92%) DNS
8 4 (1.92%) Broadband
9 3 (1.44%) Firewall
10 2 (0.96%) Intranet
10 2 (0.96%) LAN
10 2 (0.96%) WAN
10 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.48%) FTP
11 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.48%) MySQL
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.48%) Big Data
1 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.96%) Hudson
3 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.96%) Maven
3 2 (0.96%) Ant
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 40 (19.23%) Finance
3 26 (12.50%) Marketing
4 11 (5.29%) Games
4 11 (5.29%) Publishing
5 8 (3.85%) Billing
6 6 (2.88%) Automotive
7 4 (1.92%) Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.44%) Retail
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Advertising
9 2 (0.96%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) German Language
10 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (40.38%) Project Manager
2 23 (11.06%) Architect
3 16 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (7.21%) Analyst
5 10 (4.81%) BSS Architect
5 10 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (4.33%) Coordinator
6 9 (4.33%) Technical Manager
6 9 (4.33%) Service Manager
7 8 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.37%) Senior Architect
8 7 (3.37%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (2.88%) Configuration Analyst
9 6 (2.88%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (2.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 6 (2.88%) Administrator
9 6 (2.88%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.40%) Developer
10 5 (2.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.77%) HTML
2 8 (3.85%) HTML5
3 7 (3.37%) CSS
4 6 (2.88%) XML
5 5 (2.40%) .NET
6 4 (1.92%) Ajax
6 4 (1.92%) jQuery
6 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.44%) XSLT
7 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.96%) REST
8 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (0.96%) SOAP
8 2 (0.96%) Web Services
9 1 (0.48%) XHTML
9 1 (0.48%) COM
9 1 (0.48%) JSP
9 1 (0.48%) Sass
9 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.92%) New Media
3 4 (1.92%) Xbox
4 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.44%) Wiki
4 3 (1.44%) Informatics
4 3 (1.44%) Physics
5 2 (0.96%) Social Media
5 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.96%) STB
5 2 (0.96%) Life Science
5 2 (0.96%) Chemistry
5 2 (0.96%) Biology
5 2 (0.96%) PMI
5 2 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) GIS
6 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 34 (16.35%) ITIL
3 21 (10.10%) Risk Management
4 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (9.13%) Time Management
6 17 (8.17%) Service Delivery
7 16 (7.69%) Service Management
8 15 (7.21%) Change Control
9 14 (6.73%) Network Architecture
9 14 (6.73%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.25%) Migration
10 13 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.77%) SOA
12 10 (4.81%) PRINCE
13 9 (4.33%) Project Planning
13 9 (4.33%) Supplier Management
14 8 (3.85%) Telemarketing
14 8 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (3.85%) Analytics
14 8 (3.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.25%) SQL
2 7 (3.37%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (0.48%) Python
4 1 (0.48%) Perl
4 1 (0.48%) PHP
4 1 (0.48%) C
4 1 (0.48%) Java
4 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (22.12%) Degree
2 23 (11.06%) PMI Certification
3 22 (10.58%) PMP
4 17 (8.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.96%) CAPM
9 1 (0.48%) CCIE
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) ISEB
9 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
9 1 (0.48%) MCSE
9 1 (0.48%) CCEE
9 1 (0.48%) CCAA
9 1 (0.48%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.81%) QA
2 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) XenServer
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) HP UCMDB
1 7 (3.37%) WMI
2 4 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.29%) HP
3 8 (3.85%) Cisco
4 7 (3.37%) Borland
4 7 (3.37%) Serena
5 6 (2.88%) SAP
6 4 (1.92%) Alias
6 4 (1.92%) Remedy
7 3 (1.44%) IBM
7 3 (1.44%) Omniture
7 3 (1.44%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.96%) Siebel
9 1 (0.48%) Citrix
9 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.48%) Juniper
9 1 (0.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.48%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.48%) Nokia
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