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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 6 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 103 96 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.37% 8.60% 10.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.49% 12.48% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 29
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £383 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -7.69%
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
589 769 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.01% 68.91% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 395 271
Average daily rate £413 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 24
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 64 (32.16%) PRINCE2
2 45 (22.61%) Telecoms
3 44 (22.11%) Degree
4 36 (18.09%) Finance
4 36 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 33 (16.58%) ITIL
5 33 (16.58%) MS Office
6 29 (14.57%) MS Excel
7 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (12.56%) PMI Certification
8 25 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (11.56%) MS Project
10 22 (11.06%) PMP
11 19 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.05%) MS Visio
13 17 (8.54%) Service Management
14 16 (8.04%) Service Delivery
14 16 (8.04%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (7.54%) 3G
15 15 (7.54%) Security Cleared
16 14 (7.04%) Time Management
16 14 (7.04%) Marketing
17 13 (6.53%) Supplier Management
17 13 (6.53%) Billing
17 13 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (6.53%) Change Control
18 12 (6.03%) Computer Science
18 12 (6.03%) CRM
18 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
18 12 (6.03%) Management Information System

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.51%) CMS
3 3 (1.51%) Drupal
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (16.58%) MS Office
2 29 (14.57%) MS Excel
3 23 (11.56%) MS Project
4 18 (9.05%) MS Visio
5 16 (8.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.01%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.50%) Summit
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.50%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.54%) 3G
2 11 (5.53%) Internet
3 7 (3.52%) Broadband
3 7 (3.52%) Wireless
4 6 (3.02%) 4G
4 6 (3.02%) ATM
5 5 (2.51%) SDH
5 5 (2.51%) 2G
6 4 (2.01%) LTE
6 4 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.01%) DNS
7 3 (1.51%) UMTS
7 3 (1.51%) GSM
8 2 (1.01%) NFC
8 2 (1.01%) Firewall
8 2 (1.01%) VoIP
8 2 (1.01%) WAN
9 1 (0.50%) CDMA2000
9 1 (0.50%) MPLS
9 1 (0.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.02%) MySQL
2 4 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.50%) DB2
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.01%) Subversion
1 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
General
1 45 (22.61%) Telecoms
2 36 (18.09%) Finance
3 14 (7.04%) Marketing
4 13 (6.53%) Billing
5 9 (4.52%) Legal
6 4 (2.01%) Retail
7 3 (1.51%) German Language
8 2 (1.01%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.01%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (39.70%) Project Manager
2 23 (11.56%) Analyst
3 11 (5.53%) Coordinator
3 11 (5.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 10 (5.03%) Business Analyst
4 10 (5.03%) Consultant
5 9 (4.52%) Developer
5 9 (4.52%) Technical Project Manager
5 9 (4.52%) Technical Manager
6 8 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.02%) Project Coordinator
6 8 (4.02%) Senior Manager
7 7 (3.52%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.02%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.02%) Architect
9 5 (2.51%) Junior
9 5 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.51%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.52%) HTML
2 7 (3.52%) HTML5
3 6 (3.02%) CSS
4 5 (2.51%) Web Services
4 5 (2.51%) LAMP
4 5 (2.51%) jQuery
5 4 (2.01%) XML
6 3 (1.51%) .NET
6 3 (1.51%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.51%) XSLT
6 3 (1.51%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.51%) Ajax
7 2 (1.01%) CSS3
7 2 (1.01%) Sass
8 1 (0.50%) XHTML
8 1 (0.50%) COM
8 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.50%) MDX
8 1 (0.50%) Symfony
8 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.51%) Open Source
4 3 (1.51%) NHS
4 3 (1.51%) PMI
4 3 (1.51%) User Experience
5 2 (1.01%) Social Media
5 2 (1.01%) Wiki
5 2 (1.01%) STB
6 1 (0.50%) Replication
6 1 (0.50%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) IPTV
6 1 (0.50%) FMCG
6 1 (0.50%) Life Science
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.52%) Windows
1 7 (3.52%) Linux
2 1 (0.50%) UNIX
2 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.16%) PRINCE2
2 33 (16.58%) ITIL
3 25 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (8.54%) Service Management
6 16 (8.04%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.04%) Time Management
8 13 (6.53%) Supplier Management
8 13 (6.53%) Change Control
9 12 (6.03%) CRM
9 12 (6.03%) Programme Management
10 11 (5.53%) Migration
11 9 (4.52%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.02%) Information Security
12 8 (4.02%) Project Planning
12 8 (4.02%) Change Management
13 7 (3.52%) Performance Management
14 6 (3.02%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (3.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.02%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.01%) SQL
3 3 (1.51%) C#
3 3 (1.51%) PHP
3 3 (1.51%) Python
4 2 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (0.50%) Perl
5 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (22.11%) Degree
2 25 (12.56%) PMI Certification
3 22 (11.06%) PMP
4 15 (7.54%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.01%) AAT
9 2 (1.01%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.01%) CAPM
9 2 (1.01%) ACCA
9 2 (1.01%) CIMA
10 1 (0.50%) CCNP
10 1 (0.50%) HND
10 1 (0.50%) ISEB
10 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CISSP
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.53%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) COBIT
3 2 (1.01%) BS15000
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) WMI
1 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
1 1 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 36 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (3.52%) HP
3 5 (2.51%) BMC
3 5 (2.51%) Amdocs
4 4 (2.01%) Eloqua
4 4 (2.01%) EMC
4 4 (2.01%) SAP
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle
5 3 (1.51%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.01%) Omniture
6 2 (1.01%) Huawei
6 2 (1.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco
6 2 (1.01%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.01%) Informatica
7 1 (0.50%) Remedy
7 1 (0.50%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.50%) Nokia
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