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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 61 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.93% 5.90% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 6.26% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 45
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
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
952 926 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 94.20% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 490 474
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 33
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 83 (62.88%) Project Management
2 69 (52.27%) PRINCE2
3 44 (33.33%) Finance
4 43 (32.58%) Telecoms
5 25 (18.94%) ITIL
6 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
7 22 (16.67%) MS Project
7 22 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.64%) ITIL V3
11 16 (12.12%) PMI Certification
12 15 (11.36%) PMP
13 12 (9.09%) Amdocs
14 10 (7.58%) Migration
14 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
15 9 (6.82%) Degree
15 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
15 9 (6.82%) Programme Management
15 9 (6.82%) Ericsson
16 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (6.06%) Remedy
16 8 (6.06%) SAP
16 8 (6.06%) Change Management
16 8 (6.06%) Banking
16 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
17 7 (5.30%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (5.30%) LTE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) CMS
3 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (16.67%) MS Project
2 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.30%) MS Office
4 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.52%) HFM
1 2 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) LTE
2 6 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.79%) Firewall
3 5 (3.79%) LAN
3 5 (3.79%) VoLTE
4 4 (3.03%) WAN
5 3 (2.27%) 3G
5 3 (2.27%) ATM
5 3 (2.27%) Internet
5 3 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.27%) SDH
6 2 (1.52%) 2G
6 2 (1.52%) 4G
6 2 (1.52%) DNS
6 2 (1.52%) Intranet
6 2 (1.52%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.52%) MPLS
6 2 (1.52%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.52%) Wireless
7 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (0.76%) VersionOne
General
1 44 (33.33%) Finance
2 43 (32.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.06%) Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Retail
5 4 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.30%) Smart Meter
4 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.79%) PKI
6 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.03%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.27%) NHS
8 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.52%) FMCG
8 2 (1.52%) Informatics
8 2 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.52%) PMI
8 2 (1.52%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) CCTV
9 1 (0.76%) CESG
9 1 (0.76%) IVR
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (62.88%) Project Management
2 69 (52.27%) PRINCE2
3 25 (18.94%) ITIL
4 22 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 10 (7.58%) Migration
7 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (6.82%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.06%) Change Management
9 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.30%) CRM
11 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.55%) Logistics
12 5 (3.79%) Process Improvement
12 5 (3.79%) Quality Management
12 5 (3.79%) SDLC
13 4 (3.03%) Critical Success Factor
13 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.79%) Java
2 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 15 (11.36%) PMP
3 9 (6.82%) Degree
4 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.03%) CITP
6 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.27%) APMP
7 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.52%) ACCA
8 2 (1.52%) CIMA
8 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.03%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) GAAP
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Amdocs
3 9 (6.82%) Ericsson
4 8 (6.06%) Remedy
4 8 (6.06%) SAP
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle
5 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.79%) Saba
7 4 (3.03%) Progress
8 3 (2.27%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.52%) BT
10 1 (0.76%) JDA
10 1 (0.76%) Nokia
10 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.76%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.76%) Tableau
10 1 (0.76%) VMware
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