The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 59 70 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.12% 6.48% 7.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.90% 7.09% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.53 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+9.13% -7.19%
Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
747 988 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.11% 91.40% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 492 370
Average daily rate £385 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.44% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Reading region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Reading region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 91 (61.90%) Project Management
2 53 (36.05%) PRINCE2
3 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (23.13%) Telecoms
4 27 (18.37%) MS Project
5 26 (17.69%) Finance
6 22 (14.97%) MS Office
6 22 (14.97%) PMP
6 22 (14.97%) PMI Certification
7 20 (13.61%) ITIL
7 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (11.56%) MS Visio
9 16 (10.88%) Change Control
10 15 (10.20%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.20%) Degree
11 14 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
12 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (7.48%) Migration
14 10 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (5.44%) Supplier Management
15 8 (5.44%) SDH
15 8 (5.44%) Service Management
15 8 (5.44%) Change Management
16 7 (4.76%) Service Delivery
16 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
17 6 (4.08%) CMS
17 6 (4.08%) CRM
17 6 (4.08%) Time Management
18 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.08%) CMS
3 3 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (18.37%) MS Project
2 22 (14.97%) MS Office
3 17 (11.56%) MS Visio
4 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
5 10 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.36%) Maya
7 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) SDH
2 5 (3.40%) Internet
2 5 (3.40%) 3G
2 5 (3.40%) 4G
3 4 (2.72%) NFC
3 4 (2.72%) ATM
3 4 (2.72%) 2G
4 1 (0.68%) LLU
4 1 (0.68%) Broadband
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 34 (23.13%) Telecoms
2 26 (17.69%) Finance
3 4 (2.72%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Marketing
4 3 (2.04%) Billing
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) HTML
1 4 (2.72%) HTML5
2 2 (1.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.40%) User Experience
2 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) UNIX
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.90%) Project Management
2 53 (36.05%) PRINCE2
3 20 (13.61%) ITIL
3 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (10.88%) Change Control
5 15 (10.20%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.48%) Migration
8 8 (5.44%) Supplier Management
8 8 (5.44%) Change Management
8 8 (5.44%) Service Management
9 7 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.08%) CRM
10 6 (4.08%) Time Management
11 5 (3.40%) Network Architecture
11 5 (3.40%) Operations Management
11 5 (3.40%) Scrum
12 4 (2.72%) Programme Management
12 4 (2.72%) Project Planning
12 4 (2.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.68%) Java
1 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) PMP
1 22 (14.97%) PMI Certification
2 15 (10.20%) Degree
3 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.36%) CAPM
7 1 (0.68%) APMP
7 1 (0.68%) CCEE
7 1 (0.68%) CCAA
7 1 (0.68%) CCIA
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.72%) Cisco
2 4 (2.72%) Amdocs
3 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.36%) Citrix
4 2 (1.36%) SAP
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle
4 2 (1.36%) Huawei
4 2 (1.36%) F5
4 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.68%) BMC
5 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
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