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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 23 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 51 91 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.16% 9.96% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 11.02% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
751 826 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.70% 90.37% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 368 373
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.10 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 69 (60.53%) Project Management
2 42 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 31 (27.19%) Finance
4 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (20.18%) Telecoms
6 20 (17.54%) PMI Certification
7 18 (15.79%) PMP
7 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (13.16%) MS Project
9 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
9 14 (12.28%) Migration
10 12 (10.53%) ITIL
10 12 (10.53%) Degree
11 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
12 10 (8.77%) SAP
12 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (8.77%) Change Management
12 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
12 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
13 9 (7.89%) Programme Management
13 9 (7.89%) Project Planning
14 8 (7.02%) 4G
15 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
15 7 (6.14%) 3G
15 7 (6.14%) MS Office
15 7 (6.14%) Windows
16 6 (5.26%) Scrum
16 6 (5.26%) Change Control
16 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.88%) CMS
1 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Project
2 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.14%) MS Office
4 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) 4G
2 7 (6.14%) 3G
3 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 3 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.75%) VoIP
5 1 (0.88%) ATM
5 1 (0.88%) SDH
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
5 1 (0.88%) 2G
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.88%) GGSN
5 1 (0.88%) SGSN
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.51%) Legal
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Billing
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) PMI
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) Economics
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (60.53%) Project Management
2 42 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.28%) Migration
6 12 (10.53%) ITIL
7 10 (8.77%) Change Management
8 9 (7.89%) Project Planning
8 9 (7.89%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.26%) Scrum
10 6 (5.26%) Change Control
10 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.39%) SDLC
11 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.39%) ERP
11 5 (4.39%) PRINCE
12 4 (3.51%) CRM
13 3 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) PMI Certification
2 18 (15.79%) PMP
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) SAP
3 5 (4.39%) Cisco
4 4 (3.51%) Amdocs
5 3 (2.63%) IBM
5 3 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle
6 2 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.75%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) VMware
7 1 (0.88%) Huawei
7 1 (0.88%) Tufin
7 1 (0.88%) Avaya
7 1 (0.88%) HP
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
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