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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 26 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 63 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.24% 6.29% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 7.16% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +8.92%
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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
927 894 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.87% 87.91% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 446 261
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 47
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.34 £175.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 70 (56.91%) Project Management
2 50 (40.65%) PRINCE2
3 30 (24.39%) Telecoms
4 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.38%) Finance
5 14 (11.38%) PMI Certification
5 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.57%) ITIL
6 13 (10.57%) Migration
6 13 (10.57%) PMP
7 12 (9.76%) Degree
8 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.94%) MS Project
9 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.13%) SC Cleared
9 10 (8.13%) Programme Management
10 9 (7.32%) Change Management
11 7 (5.69%) Scrum
11 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.69%) MS Office
11 7 (5.69%) SAP
11 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
11 7 (5.69%) 4G
12 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.88%) Application Packaging
12 6 (4.88%) Windows
12 6 (4.88%) 3G
13 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
13 5 (4.07%) Amdocs

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) SAS
1 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Project
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
2 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) HFM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) 4G
2 6 (4.88%) 3G
3 4 (3.25%) ATM
3 4 (3.25%) SDH
3 4 (3.25%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (2.44%) Wireless
5 2 (1.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.81%) DNS
6 1 (0.81%) 2G
6 1 (0.81%) GGSN
6 1 (0.81%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) DB2
1 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.81%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 30 (24.39%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) German Language
5 2 (1.63%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) CGI
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Windows
2 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.63%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.91%) Project Management
2 50 (40.65%) PRINCE2
3 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.57%) Migration
4 13 (10.57%) ITIL
5 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.13%) Programme Management
7 9 (7.32%) Change Management
8 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.69%) Scrum
9 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.25%) Supplier Management
11 3 (2.44%) Data Management
11 3 (2.44%) Process Management
11 3 (2.44%) Six Sigma
11 3 (2.44%) Benchmarking
11 3 (2.44%) Change Control
11 3 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (2.44%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) PMI Certification
1 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.57%) PMP
3 12 (9.76%) Degree
4 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) SAP
3 5 (4.07%) Amdocs
4 4 (3.25%) Cisco
5 3 (2.44%) Citrix
5 3 (2.44%) VMware
6 2 (1.63%) Huawei
6 2 (1.63%) RedPrairie
6 2 (1.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) Verint
7 1 (0.81%) Tufin
7 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
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