The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 13 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 63 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.84% 7.82% 7.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.66% 8.26% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 43
Median daily rate £440 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.12 £31.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-16.40% -20.88%

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
652 884 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.44% 94.65% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 505 463
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.38 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.89% +45.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 73 (68.22%) PRINCE2
2 71 (66.36%) Project Management
3 52 (48.60%) Telecoms
4 47 (43.93%) Microsoft
4 47 (43.93%) ITIL
5 46 (42.99%) MS Project
6 45 (42.06%) MS Excel
7 44 (41.12%) ITIL V3
8 42 (39.25%) Remedy
9 39 (36.45%) Management Information System
10 34 (31.78%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (31.78%) Ericsson
10 34 (31.78%) LTE
10 34 (31.78%) VoLTE
11 31 (28.97%) Finance
12 18 (16.82%) PMP
13 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (14.02%) Data Centre
15 13 (12.15%) PMI Certification
15 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (11.21%) Migration
17 11 (10.28%) Banking
18 10 (9.35%) SDLC
19 9 (8.41%) PRINCE
19 9 (8.41%) Linux
20 6 (5.61%) VMware
20 6 (5.61%) Change Management
20 6 (5.61%) Cisco
20 6 (5.61%) Windows
20 6 (5.61%) Project Planning

Project Manager Skill Set
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 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (42.99%) MS Project
2 45 (42.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Maya
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.78%) LTE
1 34 (31.78%) VoLTE
1 34 (31.78%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (4.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (3.74%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.74%) MGW
3 4 (3.74%) VoIP
4 1 (0.93%) ADSL
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 52 (48.60%) Telecoms
2 31 (28.97%) Finance
3 11 (10.28%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 39 (36.45%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.80%) PMI
4 2 (1.87%) FMCG
4 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Linux
2 6 (5.61%) Windows
3 5 (4.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) AIX
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (68.22%) PRINCE2
2 71 (66.36%) Project Management
3 47 (43.93%) ITIL
4 44 (41.12%) ITIL V3
5 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.21%) Migration
8 10 (9.35%) SDLC
9 9 (8.41%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.61%) Change Management
10 6 (5.61%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.67%) Service Management
12 4 (3.74%) Contract Management
12 4 (3.74%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 3 (2.80%) Matrix Management
13 3 (2.80%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.80%) Scrum
14 2 (1.87%) Data Migration
14 2 (1.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) PMP
2 13 (12.15%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) APMG
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (43.93%) Microsoft
2 42 (39.25%) Remedy
3 34 (31.78%) Ericsson
4 6 (5.61%) Cisco
4 6 (5.61%) VMware
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle
6 4 (3.74%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.87%) Adobe
7 2 (1.87%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.93%) Avaya
8 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.93%) Huawei
8 1 (0.93%) Lancope
8 1 (0.93%) Nortel
8 1 (0.93%) Progress
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.93%) Workday