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 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 93 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.02% 8.26% 10.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 11.50% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 39
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £215 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
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
791 713 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.72% 71.80% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 381 399
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 14
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 May 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 1 May 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 71 (41.28%) PRINCE2
2 54 (31.40%) Telecoms
3 42 (24.42%) Finance
4 41 (23.84%) ITIL
4 41 (23.84%) Microsoft
5 33 (19.19%) MS Excel
6 31 (18.02%) MS Project
7 27 (15.70%) ITIL V3
8 23 (13.37%) Degree
9 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.05%) PMI Certification
11 18 (10.47%) Data Centre
12 17 (9.88%) Amdocs
13 16 (9.30%) Change Management
13 16 (9.30%) PMP
13 16 (9.30%) SharePoint
13 16 (9.30%) Cisco
13 16 (9.30%) LTE
14 15 (8.72%) Management Information System
15 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.14%) Ericsson
15 14 (8.14%) 3G
15 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (7.56%) Oracle
17 12 (6.98%) Internet
17 12 (6.98%) Remedy
17 12 (6.98%) Marketing
17 12 (6.98%) 4G
18 10 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (5.81%) Firewall

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.07%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.74%) CMS
4 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 31 (18.02%) MS Project
3 9 (5.23%) MS Office
4 4 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) HFM
2 2 (1.16%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Office 365
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.30%) LTE
2 14 (8.14%) 3G
3 12 (6.98%) 4G
3 12 (6.98%) Internet
4 10 (5.81%) Firewall
4 10 (5.81%) VoLTE
4 10 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (4.65%) Skype
6 7 (4.07%) MPLS
6 7 (4.07%) WAN
7 6 (3.49%) LAN
8 5 (2.91%) Broadband
8 5 (2.91%) LDAP
9 4 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.33%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (2.33%) INAP
9 4 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.33%) MGW
9 4 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (2.33%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.07%) Big Data
1 7 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.58%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.58%) Toad
1 1 (0.58%) VersionOne
General
1 54 (31.40%) Telecoms
2 42 (24.42%) Finance
3 12 (6.98%) Marketing
4 9 (5.23%) Retail
5 6 (3.49%) Back Office
6 5 (2.91%) Banking
6 5 (2.91%) Legal
7 4 (2.33%) Front Office
8 3 (1.74%) Billing
8 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.74%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.16%) Automotive
9 2 (1.16%) Electronics
9 2 (1.16%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) German Language
10 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 84 (48.84%) Project Manager
2 11 (6.40%) Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (5.81%) IT Manager
3 10 (5.81%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (5.81%) Telecoms Manager
4 9 (5.23%) Marketing Specialist
4 9 (5.23%) Senior Manager
4 9 (5.23%) Senior Project Manager
5 8 (4.65%) Architect
5 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (4.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 8 (4.65%) Voice Project Manager
6 7 (4.07%) Analyst
6 7 (4.07%) Automation Specialist
6 7 (4.07%) Marketing Automation Specialist
6 7 (4.07%) Onboarding Manager
6 7 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (3.49%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.49%) Coordinator
7 6 (3.49%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.33%) SOAP
1 4 (2.33%) SPML
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (1.74%) Web Services
3 2 (1.16%) COM
4 1 (0.58%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
4 1 (0.58%) Struts
4 1 (0.58%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.65%) Smart Meter
5 7 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.33%) PMI
8 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.74%) Replication
9 2 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.16%) FMCG
9 2 (1.16%) Informatics
9 2 (1.16%) IVR
9 2 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.16%) NHS
9 2 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.33%) Unix
1 4 (2.33%) Windows
2 2 (1.16%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.28%) PRINCE2
2 41 (23.84%) ITIL
3 27 (15.70%) ITIL V3
4 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.30%) Change Management
6 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (5.23%) B2B
8 9 (5.23%) High Availability
8 9 (5.23%) Risk Management
8 9 (5.23%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.65%) Logistics
9 8 (4.65%) Migration
9 8 (4.65%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.65%) Quality Management
10 7 (4.07%) CRM
10 7 (4.07%) Marketing Automation
10 7 (4.07%) Process Improvement
10 7 (4.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.16%) Java
1 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.58%) AWK
2 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.58%) C
2 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
2 1 (0.58%) Korn
2 1 (0.58%) PHP
2 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.58%) sed
2 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.37%) Degree
2 19 (11.05%) PMI Certification
3 16 (9.30%) PMP
4 8 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.91%) CCNP
7 4 (2.33%) APMP
7 4 (2.33%) CCIE
7 4 (2.33%) CITP
7 4 (2.33%) HNC
7 4 (2.33%) HND
7 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) ACCA
9 2 (1.16%) CIMA
9 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.58%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) QA
2 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.74%) GAAP
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.58%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.58%) MISRA
4 1 (0.58%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) NFS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.74%) Nagios
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.16%) OPNET
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.58%) Simpana
Vendors
1 41 (23.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.88%) Amdocs
3 16 (9.30%) Cisco
4 14 (8.14%) Ericsson
5 13 (7.56%) Oracle
6 12 (6.98%) Remedy
7 8 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.65%) SAP
8 7 (4.07%) Aprimo
8 7 (4.07%) Marketo
9 5 (2.91%) Nokia
9 5 (2.91%) Saba
10 3 (1.74%) Dell
10 3 (1.74%) EMC
10 3 (1.74%) F5
10 3 (1.74%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.74%) NetApp
10 3 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.74%) Splunk
10 3 (1.74%) VMware
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