The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 5 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 22 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.96% 11.86% 13.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.19% 15.49% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 19
Average daily rate £400 £326 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
Project Management
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 226 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 84.24% 76.61% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 127 116
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Slough region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Slough region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
4 7 (17.07%) MS Project
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) Finance
4 7 (17.07%) Degree
5 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
6 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) VMware
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.76%) Six Sigma
7 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
7 4 (9.76%) Windows
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) DHCP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Project
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.88%) SPSS
5 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DHCP
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) 4G
3 1 (2.44%) ADSL
3 1 (2.44%) ATM
3 1 (2.44%) Broadband
3 1 (2.44%) DAB
3 1 (2.44%) DSLAM
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) GPRS
3 1 (2.44%) GSM
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) SDH
3 1 (2.44%) UMTS
3 1 (2.44%) VDSL
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.88%) Data Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Junior
4 2 (4.88%) Project Office Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) FMCG
3 3 (7.32%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) AIX
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
4 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
4 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.76%) Six Sigma
6 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Internal Audit
7 2 (4.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
1 2 (4.88%) Python
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (4.88%) VCP5
2 2 (4.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.88%) GxP
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
2 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.88%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (4.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Citrix
2 4 (9.76%) NetApp
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Dell
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) Trillium
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas
5 1 (2.44%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.44%) Google