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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 20 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 59 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.51% 5.34% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 5.88% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 34
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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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
819 986 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.40% 90.79% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 524 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 55
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.70 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 71 (59.17%) Project Management
2 58 (48.33%) PRINCE2
3 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.50%) ITIL
5 20 (16.67%) MS Office
6 19 (15.83%) Telecoms
7 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (14.17%) Degree
8 17 (14.17%) MS Project
9 15 (12.50%) MS Visio
10 14 (11.67%) Finance
10 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (11.67%) PMI Certification
11 13 (10.83%) PMP
12 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (10.00%) Change Control
13 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
14 10 (8.33%) Migration
14 10 (8.33%) Risk Management
15 9 (7.50%) Supplier Management
16 8 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
17 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 7 (5.83%) Programme Management
17 7 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 6 (5.00%) Scrum
18 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
18 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
18 6 (5.00%) ATM
18 6 (5.00%) SDH

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) CMS
3 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) WordPress
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (16.67%) MS Office
2 17 (14.17%) MS Project
3 15 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) ATM
1 6 (5.00%) SDH
2 4 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (2.50%) 3G
3 3 (2.50%) 4G
4 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
4 1 (0.83%) 2G
4 1 (0.83%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) DB2
1 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.83%) Essbase
General
1 19 (15.83%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
3 3 (2.50%) Billing
4 2 (1.67%) German Language
4 2 (1.67%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.83%) HTML5
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) CGI
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.17%) Project Management
2 58 (48.33%) PRINCE2
3 21 (17.50%) ITIL
4 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.00%) Change Control
6 10 (8.33%) Migration
6 10 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.50%) Supplier Management
8 7 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.83%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.00%) Scrum
9 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.17%) Time Management
10 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.33%) Change Management
11 4 (3.33%) Service Management
11 4 (3.33%) CRM
11 4 (3.33%) Data Analysis
12 3 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) C
2 1 (0.83%) Java
2 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (11.67%) PMI Certification
3 13 (10.83%) PMP
4 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.67%) CAPM
7 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) Amdocs
3 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.50%) SAP
4 2 (1.67%) Cisco
4 2 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (0.83%) Verint
5 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix
5 1 (0.83%) BMC
5 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
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