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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 76 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.08% 7.47% 8.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.91% 8.17% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 50
Average daily rate
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£385 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £277 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.85 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.99% -39.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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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
786 930 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.76% 91.45% 87.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 451 380
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £50.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 94 (61.44%) Project Management
2 54 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 35 (22.88%) Telecoms
4 34 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 30 (19.61%) MS Project
6 26 (16.99%) Finance
7 23 (15.03%) MS Office
7 23 (15.03%) PMP
7 23 (15.03%) PMI Certification
8 20 (13.07%) ITIL
8 20 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 15 (9.80%) Risk Management
10 15 (9.80%) Change Control
11 14 (9.15%) Degree
12 13 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (7.84%) MS Excel
14 11 (7.19%) Migration
15 10 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (5.23%) Service Management
16 8 (5.23%) SDH
17 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
17 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
17 7 (4.58%) Change Management
17 7 (4.58%) Supplier Management
18 6 (3.92%) Amdocs
18 6 (3.92%) CMS
18 6 (3.92%) CRM
18 6 (3.92%) Network Architecture

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.92%) CMS
3 3 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (19.61%) MS Project
2 23 (15.03%) MS Office
3 17 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 12 (7.84%) MS Excel
5 10 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.31%) Maya
7 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) SDH
2 5 (3.27%) Internet
2 5 (3.27%) 3G
2 5 (3.27%) 2G
2 5 (3.27%) 4G
3 4 (2.61%) NFC
3 4 (2.61%) ATM
4 1 (0.65%) Broadband
4 1 (0.65%) LLU
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 35 (22.88%) Telecoms
2 26 (16.99%) Finance
3 4 (2.61%) Banking
3 4 (2.61%) Marketing
4 3 (1.96%) Billing
5 2 (1.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) HTML
1 4 (2.61%) HTML5
2 2 (1.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.27%) User Experience
2 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) UNIX
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.44%) Project Management
2 54 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 20 (13.07%) ITIL
3 20 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.80%) Risk Management
4 15 (9.80%) Change Control
5 13 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.19%) Migration
7 8 (5.23%) Service Management
8 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.58%) Change Management
8 7 (4.58%) Supplier Management
9 6 (3.92%) CRM
9 6 (3.92%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.92%) Time Management
10 5 (3.27%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.27%) Operations Management
11 4 (2.61%) Scrum
11 4 (2.61%) ERP
12 3 (1.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.65%) Java
1 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (15.03%) PMP
1 23 (15.03%) PMI Certification
2 14 (9.15%) Degree
3 13 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.31%) CAPM
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) APMP
8 1 (0.65%) CCEE
8 1 (0.65%) CCAA
8 1 (0.65%) CCIA
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.92%) Amdocs
3 4 (2.61%) Cisco
4 3 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.96%) Huawei
5 2 (1.31%) F5
5 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.31%) Citrix
5 2 (1.31%) SAP
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle
6 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.65%) BMC
6 1 (0.65%) Thunderhead
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