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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 27 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 56 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.83% 6.97% 8.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 7.80% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 32
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -
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
872 910 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.83% 89.30% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 460 342
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.55 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 72 (59.02%) Project Management
2 47 (38.52%) PRINCE2
3 30 (24.59%) Telecoms
4 20 (16.39%) Finance
5 17 (13.93%) MS Project
6 16 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.11%) PMI Certification
6 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.30%) PMP
7 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.30%) ITIL
8 13 (10.66%) Migration
9 12 (9.84%) Degree
10 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
12 9 (7.38%) Change Management
13 8 (6.56%) MS Office
13 8 (6.56%) Programme Management
13 8 (6.56%) 4G
14 7 (5.74%) Windows
14 7 (5.74%) 3G
14 7 (5.74%) Scrum
14 7 (5.74%) Amdocs
14 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
15 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
15 6 (4.92%) Application Packaging
15 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
15 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (0.82%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) MS Project
2 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) HFM
1 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) 4G
2 7 (5.74%) 3G
3 4 (3.28%) ATM
3 4 (3.28%) SDH
3 4 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.64%) Wireless
5 1 (0.82%) 2G
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.82%) GGSN
5 1 (0.82%) SGSN
5 1 (0.82%) VoIP
5 1 (0.82%) WAN
5 1 (0.82%) DNS
5 1 (0.82%) LAN
5 1 (0.82%) Firewall
5 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 30 (24.59%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.39%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.64%) PMI
3 2 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (0.82%) FMCG
4 1 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (59.02%) Project Management
2 47 (38.52%) PRINCE2
3 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.30%) ITIL
5 13 (10.66%) Migration
6 9 (7.38%) Change Management
7 8 (6.56%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.74%) Scrum
9 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.10%) Change Control
11 4 (3.28%) PRINCE
11 4 (3.28%) Project Planning
12 3 (2.46%) Process Management
12 3 (2.46%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.46%) Waterfall
13 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (1.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) PMI Certification
2 15 (12.30%) PMP
3 12 (9.84%) Degree
4 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) Amdocs
3 5 (4.10%) SAP
3 5 (4.10%) Cisco
4 3 (2.46%) Citrix
5 2 (1.64%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.64%) IBM
5 2 (1.64%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) Huawei
5 2 (1.64%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.82%) Verint
6 1 (0.82%) Tufin
6 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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