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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 22 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 53 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.91% 7.40% 8.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 8.28% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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
811 882 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.41% 89.45% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 425 358
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £190
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 36 29 43
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £19.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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 77 (62.10%) Project Management
2 50 (40.32%) PRINCE2
3 29 (23.39%) Telecoms
4 22 (17.74%) Finance
5 21 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (15.32%) MS Project
8 16 (12.90%) ITIL
9 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
9 15 (12.10%) PMP
9 15 (12.10%) PMI Certification
9 15 (12.10%) Migration
10 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
11 12 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (8.87%) Degree
13 10 (8.06%) Change Management
14 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
14 9 (7.26%) Programme Management
14 9 (7.26%) 4G
15 8 (6.45%) Project Planning
15 8 (6.45%) 3G
15 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
15 8 (6.45%) MS Office
16 7 (5.65%) Windows
16 7 (5.65%) Amdocs
16 7 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
17 6 (4.84%) Application Packaging
17 6 (4.84%) Scrum

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (0.81%) Lync
1 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) MS Project
2 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.45%) MS Office
4 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) HFM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) 4G
2 8 (6.45%) 3G
3 4 (3.23%) ATM
3 4 (3.23%) SDH
3 4 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) 2G
5 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.81%) GGSN
5 1 (0.81%) SGSN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 29 (23.39%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.74%) Finance
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.81%) CGI
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.61%) User Experience
3 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.81%) PMI
4 1 (0.81%) Economics
4 1 (0.81%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (62.10%) Project Management
2 50 (40.32%) PRINCE2
3 21 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.90%) ITIL
6 15 (12.10%) Migration
7 10 (8.06%) Change Management
8 9 (7.26%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.45%) Project Planning
10 7 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (4.84%) Scrum
11 6 (4.84%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.23%) PRINCE
12 4 (3.23%) CRM
12 4 (3.23%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.23%) Change Control
13 3 (2.42%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.42%) Process Management
13 3 (2.42%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) PMP
1 15 (12.10%) PMI Certification
2 12 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (8.87%) Degree
4 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) Amdocs
3 5 (4.03%) SAP
3 5 (4.03%) Cisco
4 3 (2.42%) Citrix
5 2 (1.61%) Huawei
5 2 (1.61%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.61%) VMware
5 2 (1.61%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.81%) Tufin
6 1 (0.81%) Verint
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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