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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 16 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 54 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.59% 6.05% 7.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.14% 6.44% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 40 45
Median daily rate £475 £409 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.13% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £516 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.10%

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
663 947 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.25% 93.95% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 555 474
Median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 81 (73.64%) PRINCE2
2 78 (70.91%) Project Management
3 60 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 56 (50.91%) MS Excel
5 55 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 54 (49.09%) ITIL
6 54 (49.09%) MS Project
7 52 (47.27%) ITIL V3
8 50 (45.45%) Remedy
9 45 (40.91%) Management Information System
10 34 (30.91%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (30.91%) Ericsson
10 34 (30.91%) LTE
10 34 (30.91%) VoLTE
11 28 (25.45%) Finance
12 19 (17.27%) PMP
13 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (12.73%) PMI Certification
15 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
16 11 (10.00%) Migration
17 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (9.09%) Banking
17 10 (9.09%) SDLC
18 9 (8.18%) PRINCE
19 8 (7.27%) Linux
20 6 (5.45%) Windows
20 6 (5.45%) VMware
21 5 (4.55%) MGW
21 5 (4.55%) Solaris
21 5 (4.55%) Oracle

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 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (50.91%) MS Excel
2 54 (49.09%) MS Project
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Maya
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.91%) LTE
1 34 (30.91%) VoLTE
1 34 (30.91%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (4.55%) MGW
2 5 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 4 (3.64%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 60 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 28 (25.45%) Finance
3 10 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 45 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.64%) PMI
4 2 (1.82%) FMCG
4 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Windows
3 5 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (0.91%) AIX
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (73.64%) PRINCE2
2 78 (70.91%) Project Management
3 54 (49.09%) ITIL
4 52 (47.27%) ITIL V3
5 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.00%) Migration
7 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.09%) SDLC
8 9 (8.18%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.64%) Contract Management
9 4 (3.64%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.73%) Change Management
10 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 3 (2.73%) Matrix Management
10 3 (2.73%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.73%) Process Improvement
11 2 (1.82%) CRM
11 2 (1.82%) ERP
11 2 (1.82%) Service Management
11 2 (1.82%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) PMP
2 14 (12.73%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) APMP
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) APMG
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) IFRS
2 1 (0.91%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (45.45%) Remedy
3 34 (30.91%) Ericsson
4 6 (5.45%) VMware
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) HP
7 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.91%) Huawei
8 1 (0.91%) Lancope
8 1 (0.91%) Progress
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) SAP
8 1 (0.91%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.91%) Workday