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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 68 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.70% 8.79% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 9.77% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 43
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £309 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +85.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
915 768 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.15% 90.04% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 391 422
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 75 (62.50%) Project Management
2 48 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 36 (30.00%) Finance
4 28 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (21.67%) PMI Certification
6 21 (17.50%) PMP
6 21 (17.50%) Telecoms
7 19 (15.83%) ITIL
8 15 (12.50%) MS Project
8 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
9 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.67%) Degree
10 12 (10.00%) Change Management
10 12 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (9.17%) MS Office
12 10 (8.33%) Programme Management
12 10 (8.33%) Change Control
13 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (7.50%) SAP
13 9 (7.50%) Service Delivery
14 8 (6.67%) PMI
14 8 (6.67%) Migration
14 8 (6.67%) Project Planning
15 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (5.83%) ERP
15 7 (5.83%) Management Information System

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Drupal
2 1 (0.83%) WordPress
2 1 (0.83%) Lync
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Project
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.17%) MS Office
3 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.83%) Lawson
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) 4G
2 6 (5.00%) 3G
3 5 (4.17%) WAN
4 4 (3.33%) LAN
5 3 (2.50%) VoIP
5 3 (2.50%) 2G
6 2 (1.67%) RNC
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.67%) SAN
6 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.67%) LTE
6 2 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.67%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.83%) MGW
7 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.83%) Internet
7 1 (0.83%) GGSN
7 1 (0.83%) SGSN
7 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 21 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) French Language
4 3 (2.50%) German Language
4 3 (2.50%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.50%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.67%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.67%) PMI
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) Economics
4 1 (0.83%) PKI
4 1 (0.83%) SCADA
4 1 (0.83%) FMCG
4 1 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) EPoS
4 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (62.50%) Project Management
2 48 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 28 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.83%) ITIL
5 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.00%) Change Management
6 12 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 10 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 10 (8.33%) Change Control
8 9 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 8 (6.67%) Migration
10 7 (5.83%) ERP
11 6 (5.00%) CRM
11 6 (5.00%) Service Management
11 6 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.17%) SDLC
12 5 (4.17%) PRINCE
13 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (3.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (21.67%) PMI Certification
2 21 (17.50%) PMP
3 14 (11.67%) Degree
4 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
1 1 (0.83%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) SAP
3 6 (5.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (5.00%) Amdocs
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle
6 3 (2.50%) Nokia
6 3 (2.50%) Remedy
7 2 (1.67%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) EMC
8 1 (0.83%) Avaya
8 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Kronos
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