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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 25 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 40 62 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.24% 6.36% 8.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 6.81% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 43
Median daily rate £439 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £326 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £39.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +31.09%
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
693 911 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.71% 93.44% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 557 403
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 42
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.24 £40.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 63 (59.43%) Project Management
2 42 (39.62%) PRINCE2
3 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
4 24 (22.64%) ITIL
5 23 (21.70%) Finance
6 22 (20.75%) MS Project
7 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
9 17 (16.04%) ITIL V3
10 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (12.26%) Change Management
12 12 (11.32%) Amdocs
13 11 (10.38%) Migration
14 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (8.49%) Ericsson
15 9 (8.49%) PMP
15 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
15 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
16 8 (7.55%) Remedy
16 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
16 8 (7.55%) MS Office
16 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
16 8 (7.55%) Project Planning
16 8 (7.55%) Degree
16 8 (7.55%) Mobile App
17 7 (6.60%) Big Data
17 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
17 7 (6.60%) Business Analysis
17 7 (6.60%) Smart Meter

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 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) CMS
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Project
2 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.55%) MS Office
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) HFM
1 2 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) LTE
1 6 (5.66%) VoLTE
1 6 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.83%) ATM
2 3 (2.83%) SDH
3 2 (1.89%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) Internet
3 2 (1.89%) Intranet
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (0.94%) ADSL
4 1 (0.94%) Broadband
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.94%) MPLS
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) Big Data
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.94%) GIS
General
1 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 23 (21.70%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Local Government
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) .NET
1 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.94%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.60%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.77%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.77%) PKI
5 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.83%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.89%) IVR
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) CCTV
7 1 (0.94%) PMI
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (59.43%) Project Management
2 42 (39.62%) PRINCE2
3 24 (22.64%) ITIL
4 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.04%) ITIL V3
6 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.26%) Change Management
8 11 (10.38%) Migration
9 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.55%) Project Planning
11 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.60%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.66%) Logistics
13 6 (5.66%) Quality Management
13 6 (5.66%) SDLC
14 5 (4.72%) Project Governance
14 5 (4.72%) Risk Management
14 5 (4.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) Java
2 2 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) C
3 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) PMP
2 8 (7.55%) Degree
3 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) CITP
4 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) ACCA
5 2 (1.89%) CIMA
6 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Amdocs
3 9 (8.49%) Ericsson
4 8 (7.55%) Remedy
5 6 (5.66%) SAP
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco
7 3 (2.83%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Avaya
8 1 (0.94%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) JDA
8 1 (0.94%) Nortel
8 1 (0.94%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
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