The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 19 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 56 79 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.54% 8.37% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.35% 8.79% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 43
Median daily rate £440 £449 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £37.05 £41.13
% change year-on-year
-15.65% -9.90%
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
671 899 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.31% 95.23% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 512 521
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 8 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 60 (63.16%) Project Management
2 57 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 34 (35.79%) Telecoms
4 32 (33.68%) Microsoft
5 31 (32.63%) ITIL
5 31 (32.63%) MS Project
5 31 (32.63%) Finance
6 27 (28.42%) MS Excel
6 27 (28.42%) ITIL V3
7 25 (26.32%) Remedy
8 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
9 21 (22.11%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (22.11%) Ericsson
9 21 (22.11%) LTE
9 21 (22.11%) VoLTE
10 20 (21.05%) PMP
11 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (15.79%) Migration
12 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
13 14 (14.74%) PMI Certification
14 9 (9.47%) Banking
14 9 (9.47%) PRINCE
14 9 (9.47%) SDLC
15 7 (7.37%) Cisco
16 6 (6.32%) Linux
16 6 (6.32%) Oracle
16 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
16 6 (6.32%) Project Planning
17 5 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (32.63%) MS Project
2 27 (28.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) LTE
1 21 (22.11%) VoLTE
1 21 (22.11%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.21%) IP Telephony
3 4 (4.21%) VoIP
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.05%) ADSL
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 34 (35.79%) Telecoms
2 31 (32.63%) Finance
3 9 (9.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) PMI
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) FMCG
5 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.05%) AIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.16%) Project Management
2 57 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 31 (32.63%) ITIL
4 27 (28.42%) ITIL V3
5 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (15.79%) Migration
7 9 (9.47%) PRINCE
7 9 (9.47%) SDLC
8 6 (6.32%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.26%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) Service Management
10 4 (4.21%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.16%) Contract Management
11 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 3 (3.16%) Matrix Management
11 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.16%) Scrum
11 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (2.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) PMP
2 14 (14.74%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) APMG
6 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.05%) CITP
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (33.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.32%) Remedy
3 21 (22.11%) Ericsson
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle
6 3 (3.16%) Adobe
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) Amdocs
7 2 (2.11%) HP
8 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.05%) Avaya
8 1 (1.05%) Nortel
8 1 (1.05%) Progress
8 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.05%) SAP
8 1 (1.05%) Workday
Reading, Berkshire
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