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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 64 67 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.50% 7.65% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 8.03% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 53
Average daily rate £400 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
Project Manager
Berkshire

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
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 81 (59.12%) Project Management
2 62 (45.26%) PRINCE2
3 52 (37.96%) Finance
4 41 (29.93%) Telecoms
5 27 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (13.14%) PMI Certification
7 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (11.68%) PMP
8 16 (11.68%) ITIL
9 13 (9.49%) MS Project
9 13 (9.49%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.03%) Migration
11 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
12 9 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
13 8 (5.84%) CRM
13 8 (5.84%) LAN
13 8 (5.84%) WAN
14 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
14 7 (5.11%) Oracle
14 7 (5.11%) SAP
14 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
14 7 (5.11%) Legal
14 7 (5.11%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.11%) Amdocs
14 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (5.11%) ITIL V3
15 6 (4.38%) Office 365
15 6 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.19%) CMS
3 2 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Project
2 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.38%) MS Office
4 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.73%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.73%) Primavera
2 1 (0.73%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) LAN
1 8 (5.84%) WAN
2 6 (4.38%) LTE
2 6 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.65%) 3G
4 4 (2.92%) 2G
4 4 (2.92%) 4G
4 4 (2.92%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (2.92%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.19%) Firewall
5 3 (2.19%) VoLTE
6 2 (1.46%) DNS
6 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.46%) MPLS
6 2 (1.46%) RNC
6 2 (1.46%) SAN
6 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 1 (0.73%) BT 21CN
7 1 (0.73%) LDAP
7 1 (0.73%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.73%) Essbase
2 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (0.73%) VersionOne
General
1 52 (37.96%) Finance
2 41 (29.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.11%) Legal
4 5 (3.65%) Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Electronics
5 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) French Language
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Military
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) Web Services
2 1 (0.73%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.92%) NHS
4 4 (2.92%) PMI
5 3 (2.19%) FMCG
6 2 (1.46%) Informatics
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.46%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) SCADA
6 2 (1.46%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) BBC
7 1 (0.73%) CESG
7 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.73%) iDTV
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.19%) Windows
2 2 (1.46%) Unix
3 1 (0.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (59.12%) Project Management
2 62 (45.26%) PRINCE2
3 27 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.68%) ITIL
6 13 (9.49%) Risk Management
7 11 (8.03%) Migration
8 8 (5.84%) CRM
9 7 (5.11%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.11%) Programme Management
9 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.65%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (3.65%) Information Security
10 5 (3.65%) Process Improvement
10 5 (3.65%) Process Management
11 4 (2.92%) Change Management
11 4 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.92%) Web Development
12 3 (2.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.73%) Java
1 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) PMI Certification
2 16 (11.68%) PMP
3 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.38%) Degree
5 5 (3.65%) APMP
5 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.19%) CISMP
7 3 (2.19%) CISSP
7 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) GAAP
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (5.11%) Amdocs
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.11%) SAP
3 5 (3.65%) Cisco
3 5 (3.65%) Ericsson
3 5 (3.65%) Progress
3 5 (3.65%) Saba
4 4 (2.92%) Remedy
5 3 (2.19%) BT
5 3 (2.19%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.46%) Nokia
6 2 (1.46%) VMware
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix
7 1 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.73%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.73%) Siebel
7 1 (0.73%) Tableau
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