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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 6 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 89 77 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.71% 8.15% 10.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.72% 10.36% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 50
Median daily rate £450 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £392
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.04%

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
566 743 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 78.62% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 452 361
Median daily rate £425 £415 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 79 (49.07%) PRINCE2
2 70 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 66 (40.99%) Telecoms
4 61 (37.89%) MS Excel
5 55 (34.16%) ITIL
6 49 (30.43%) MS Project
7 44 (27.33%) ITIL V3
8 43 (26.71%) Finance
9 42 (26.09%) Remedy
10 41 (25.47%) Management Information System
11 39 (24.22%) LTE
12 34 (21.12%) VoLTE
12 34 (21.12%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (21.12%) Ericsson
13 26 (16.15%) PMP
13 26 (16.15%) Degree
14 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (12.42%) PMI Certification
17 18 (11.18%) Data Centre
18 16 (9.94%) Change Management
18 16 (9.94%) Migration
19 14 (8.70%) MS Office
20 13 (8.07%) SharePoint
20 13 (8.07%) Windows
20 13 (8.07%) QA
20 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
20 13 (8.07%) Data Quality
21 12 (7.45%) Marketing
21 12 (7.45%) SLA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.24%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 61 (37.89%) MS Excel
2 49 (30.43%) MS Project
3 14 (8.70%) MS Office
4 7 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (3.11%) Maya
5 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.86%) Sonata
3 1 (0.62%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.62%) HFM
3 1 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Office 365
2 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.62%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.22%) LTE
2 34 (21.12%) VoLTE
2 34 (21.12%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 6 (3.73%) LAN
5 5 (3.11%) DNS
5 5 (3.11%) HTTP
5 5 (3.11%) SMTP
5 5 (3.11%) WAN
6 4 (2.48%) Firewall
6 4 (2.48%) GSM
6 4 (2.48%) HSPA
6 4 (2.48%) MGW
6 4 (2.48%) VoIP
6 4 (2.48%) WCDMA
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.86%) DSLAM
7 3 (1.86%) GPON
7 3 (1.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) Big Data
3 2 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.62%) Essbase
4 1 (0.62%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Android Studio
1 4 (2.48%) Xcode
2 3 (1.86%) Selenium
3 2 (1.24%) Bower
3 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.24%) Grunt
3 2 (1.24%) JIRA
3 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.62%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.62%) JUnit
4 1 (0.62%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) NUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 66 (40.99%) Telecoms
2 43 (26.71%) Finance
3 12 (7.45%) Marketing
4 8 (4.97%) Banking
5 6 (3.73%) Retail
6 4 (2.48%) Publishing
7 3 (1.86%) Legal
7 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (44.10%) Project Manager
2 34 (21.12%) Voice Project Manager
3 11 (6.83%) Network Manager
4 10 (6.21%) Core Network Project Manager
4 10 (6.21%) Network Project Manager
5 9 (5.59%) Analyst
6 8 (4.97%) Data Centre Manager
6 8 (4.97%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 8 (4.97%) Senior Manager
6 8 (4.97%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Architect
7 7 (4.35%) Migration Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Migration Project Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Administrator
8 6 (3.73%) Change Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Consultant
8 6 (3.73%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Project Administrator
8 6 (3.73%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) .NET
1 4 (2.48%) CSS
1 4 (2.48%) HTML
2 3 (1.86%) Web Services
3 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.24%) CSS3
3 2 (1.24%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.24%) HTML5
3 2 (1.24%) jQuery
3 2 (1.24%) LINQ
3 2 (1.24%) Node.js
3 2 (1.24%) REST
3 2 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.24%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) Apache CXF
4 1 (0.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.47%) Management Information System
2 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.18%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.73%) CMDB
4 6 (3.73%) PMI
4 6 (3.73%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.73%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.48%) Social Media
7 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.86%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.86%) User Experience
8 2 (1.24%) Animation
8 2 (1.24%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.62%) FMCG
9 1 (0.62%) Handset
9 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) RIA
9 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.07%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) Linux
3 4 (2.48%) Android
3 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) Unix
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) AIX
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.07%) PRINCE2
2 55 (34.16%) ITIL
3 44 (27.33%) ITIL V3
4 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (9.94%) Change Management
5 16 (9.94%) Migration
6 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.45%) Service Management
8 11 (6.83%) CRM
8 11 (6.83%) SDLC
8 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.21%) Analytics
9 10 (6.21%) PRINCE
10 9 (5.59%) Presales
10 9 (5.59%) Project Governance
11 8 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.97%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.97%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.59%) C
2 7 (4.35%) Java
3 4 (2.48%) Apple Swift
3 4 (2.48%) Objective-C
3 4 (2.48%) SQL
4 2 (1.24%) C#
4 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (16.15%) Degree
1 26 (16.15%) PMP
2 20 (12.42%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.73%) ECDL
3 6 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.62%) APMG
6 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.62%) CCA
6 1 (0.62%) CCIE
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) Data Quality
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 12 (7.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.86%) OPNET
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 70 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.09%) Remedy
3 34 (21.12%) Ericsson
4 9 (5.59%) Cisco
5 8 (4.97%) Oracle
6 6 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.48%) Apple
7 4 (2.48%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.48%) Citrix
7 4 (2.48%) VMware
8 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.86%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.86%) Riverbed
8 3 (1.86%) SAP
8 3 (1.86%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.24%) Adobe
9 2 (1.24%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.24%) Ariba
10 1 (0.62%) Huawei
10 1 (0.62%) Planview