The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 9 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 82 56 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.27% 6.05% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.45% 6.66% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £243 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £402
% change year-on-year
- -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.85 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -18.57%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
785 841 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.82% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 363 388
Average daily rate £375 £385 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 84 (54.19%) Project Management
2 47 (30.32%) PRINCE2
3 37 (23.87%) Telecoms
4 35 (22.58%) Finance
5 30 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (16.13%) PMP
6 25 (16.13%) PMI Certification
7 23 (14.84%) MS Project
8 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
9 21 (13.55%) Risk Management
10 17 (10.97%) MS Office
11 14 (9.03%) ITIL
12 11 (7.10%) MS Visio
12 11 (7.10%) Change Control
13 10 (6.45%) Programme Management
13 10 (6.45%) Degree
14 9 (5.81%) Migration
15 8 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (5.16%) Service Management
16 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
16 7 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (4.52%) Supplier Management
16 7 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
16 7 (4.52%) Vulnerability Management
17 6 (3.87%) Network Architecture
17 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
17 6 (3.87%) Change Management
17 6 (3.87%) Automotive

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.58%) CMS
2 3 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) MS Project
2 17 (10.97%) MS Office
3 11 (7.10%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.29%) Maya
7 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) 2G
1 5 (3.23%) Firewall
1 5 (3.23%) 3G
1 5 (3.23%) SDH
1 5 (3.23%) 4G
2 4 (2.58%) NFC
2 4 (2.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) LLU
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) ATM
3 1 (0.65%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 37 (23.87%) Telecoms
2 35 (22.58%) Finance
3 6 (3.87%) Automotive
4 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.58%) Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
5 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) HTML5
1 4 (2.58%) HTML
2 2 (1.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.94%) Informatics
2 2 (1.29%) NHS
2 2 (1.29%) Chemistry
2 2 (1.29%) Biology
2 2 (1.29%) Life Science
3 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.65%) GIS
3 1 (0.65%) PMI
3 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) UNIX
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
1 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (54.19%) Project Management
2 47 (30.32%) PRINCE2
3 30 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.55%) Risk Management
5 14 (9.03%) ITIL
6 11 (7.10%) Change Control
7 10 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 9 (5.81%) Migration
9 8 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.16%) Service Management
10 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.52%) Supplier Management
10 7 (4.52%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (3.87%) Network Architecture
11 6 (3.87%) Change Management
12 5 (3.23%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.23%) Time Management
13 4 (2.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.58%) PRINCE
13 4 (2.58%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (16.13%) PMP
1 25 (16.13%) PMI Certification
2 10 (6.45%) Degree
3 7 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) ISEB
5 2 (1.29%) CAPM
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CCEE
6 1 (0.65%) CCAA
6 1 (0.65%) CCIA
6 1 (0.65%) APMP
6 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.58%) Cisco
3 3 (1.94%) Huawei
3 3 (1.94%) Amdocs
4 2 (1.29%) F5
4 2 (1.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle
4 2 (1.29%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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