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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 26 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.25% 12.29% 17.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.35% 14.87% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 26
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£340 £350 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £435 £488
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 £33.25 £31.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -8.75%
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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
229 195 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.49% 82.63% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 120 95
Average daily rate £353 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.81% -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 26 (41.94%) PRINCE2
2 25 (40.32%) Telecoms
3 15 (24.19%) Finance
4 11 (17.74%) PMI Certification
5 10 (16.13%) ITIL
5 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
7 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 8 (12.90%) MS Project
7 8 (12.90%) PMP
7 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (11.29%) PRINCE
8 7 (11.29%) Billing
8 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
9 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.68%) Remedy
9 6 (9.68%) MS Office
9 6 (9.68%) SAP
10 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Degree
10 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.45%) Dependency Management
11 4 (6.45%) Lync

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Project
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LLU
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.23%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.61%) 4G
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.61%) LTE
3 1 (1.61%) MGW
3 1 (1.61%) 3G
3 1 (1.61%) DWDM
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) BGP
3 1 (1.61%) DAB
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 25 (40.32%) Telecoms
2 15 (24.19%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Billing
4 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.23%) Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Publishing
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
7 1 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
7 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Project Manager
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Coordinator
4 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Network Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Process Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) PMI
5 2 (3.23%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.23%) FMCG
5 2 (3.23%) CMDB
5 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.61%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Solaris
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) PRINCE2
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
5 7 (11.29%) PRINCE
6 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Dependency Management
8 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) CRM
9 3 (4.84%) Service Management
9 3 (4.84%) Scrum
9 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.84%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) PMI Certification
2 8 (12.90%) PMP
3 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.84%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) APMP
6 1 (1.61%) ACCA
6 1 (1.61%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) OpenView
1 2 (3.23%) Netcool
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) SAP
2 6 (9.68%) Remedy
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) F5
5 2 (3.23%) BMC
5 2 (3.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.61%) Manugistics
6 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) Siemens
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) BT
6 1 (1.61%) Cramer