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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 76 66 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.70% 6.57% 8.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.64% 7.19% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 46
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £297 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.85 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.62%
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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
788 918 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.16% 91.43% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 418 361
Average daily rate £376 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 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 29 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 90 (59.60%) Project Management
2 48 (31.79%) PRINCE2
3 34 (22.52%) Telecoms
4 27 (17.88%) Finance
4 27 (17.88%) MS Project
5 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
5 26 (17.22%) PMP
5 26 (17.22%) PMI Certification
6 18 (11.92%) MS Office
6 18 (11.92%) ITIL
6 18 (11.92%) Risk Management
6 18 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.27%) MS Visio
8 12 (7.95%) Change Control
9 11 (7.28%) Degree
9 11 (7.28%) Migration
10 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.96%) Service Management
10 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
11 8 (5.30%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
12 7 (4.64%) Supplier Management
12 7 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (3.97%) Programme Management
13 6 (3.97%) Change Management
13 6 (3.97%) Automotive
13 6 (3.97%) SDH
13 6 (3.97%) Time Management
13 6 (3.97%) Network Architecture

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.31%) CMS
2 3 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (17.88%) MS Project
2 18 (11.92%) MS Office
3 14 (9.27%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
5 7 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.32%) Maya
7 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) SDH
2 5 (3.31%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) 3G
2 5 (3.31%) 2G
2 5 (3.31%) 4G
3 4 (2.65%) NFC
4 2 (1.32%) ATM
4 2 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) Broadband
5 1 (0.66%) LLU
5 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MSI
General
1 34 (22.52%) Telecoms
2 27 (17.88%) Finance
3 6 (3.97%) Automotive
4 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.65%) Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Billing
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) HTML
1 4 (2.65%) HTML5
2 2 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.66%) Data Conversion
2 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.66%) PMI
2 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) UNIX
1 1 (0.66%) Windows
1 1 (0.66%) Android
1 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (59.60%) Project Management
2 48 (31.79%) PRINCE2
3 18 (11.92%) Risk Management
3 18 (11.92%) ITIL
3 18 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (7.95%) Change Control
5 11 (7.28%) Migration
6 9 (5.96%) Service Management
6 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.30%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.64%) Supplier Management
9 6 (3.97%) Time Management
9 6 (3.97%) Change Management
9 6 (3.97%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.97%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.65%) CRM
10 4 (2.65%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.65%) ERP
10 4 (2.65%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.65%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) PMP
1 26 (17.22%) PMI Certification
2 11 (7.28%) Degree
3 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.32%) CAPM
8 1 (0.66%) ISEB
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.66%) APMP
8 1 (0.66%) CCEE
8 1 (0.66%) CCAA
8 1 (0.66%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.99%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.65%) Cisco
2 4 (2.65%) Amdocs
3 3 (1.99%) Huawei
4 2 (1.32%) F5
4 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.32%) SAP
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle
4 2 (1.32%) Citrix
4 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.66%) BMC
5 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
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