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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 29 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.03% 13.23% 15.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.61% 15.38% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 20
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£328 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% -12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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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
230 221 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 79.58% 85.99% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 132 96
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% +134.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 23 (35.94%) PRINCE2
2 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
2 21 (32.81%) Finance
3 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.44%) MS Project
5 12 (18.75%) PMI Certification
6 8 (12.50%) CIMA
6 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.50%) PMP
6 8 (12.50%) ACCA
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
8 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.38%) Billing
8 6 (9.38%) MS Office
8 6 (9.38%) SAP
8 6 (9.38%) Remedy
8 6 (9.38%) Degree
8 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
9 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
9 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (6.25%) PRINCE

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Project
2 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.38%) MS Office
4 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.56%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
1 3 (4.69%) LLU
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) 4G
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
3 1 (1.56%) DWDM
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) DAB
3 1 (1.56%) PBX
3 1 (1.56%) SDH
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) 2G
3 1 (1.56%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.56%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Billing
3 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.69%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Project Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Coordinator
4 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.69%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Business Process Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) PMO Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) OSS Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Business Change Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) PMI
5 2 (3.13%) CMDB
5 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.56%) FMCG
6 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.56%) GIS
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.56%) UNIX
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) PRINCE2
2 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (6.25%) CRM
6 4 (6.25%) ERP
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 8 (12.50%) ACCA
2 8 (12.50%) CIMA
2 8 (12.50%) PMP
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.69%) ISEB
5 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) OpenView
1 2 (3.13%) Netcool
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) SAP
2 6 (9.38%) Remedy
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) F5
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) BMC
4 2 (3.13%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.56%) Manugistics
5 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) Siemens
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) BT
5 1 (1.56%) Cramer