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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 21 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.67% 8.82% 14.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.59% 12.28% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 12
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£333 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £113 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
219 171 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 69.52% 71.85% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 94 83
Average daily rate £348 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 19 (35.19%) PRINCE2
3 18 (33.33%) Degree
4 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (22.22%) Finance
6 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.37%) OO
7 11 (20.37%) Oracle
7 11 (20.37%) IIS
7 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
8 10 (18.52%) QA
8 10 (18.52%) WCF
8 10 (18.52%) WPF
8 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 10 (18.52%) .NET
8 10 (18.52%) J2EE
8 10 (18.52%) C#
8 10 (18.52%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
8 10 (18.52%) MVC
8 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
9 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 9 (16.67%) HTML
9 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.67%) MS Project
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco
10 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
11 7 (12.96%) Internet

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Project
2 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
2 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
1 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.26%) DAB
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (7.41%) MPLS
5 3 (5.56%) BGP
6 2 (3.70%) MVNO
6 2 (3.70%) UMTS
6 2 (3.70%) GPRS
7 1 (1.85%) GSM
7 1 (1.85%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.85%) HTTP
7 1 (1.85%) SSL
7 1 (1.85%) IPv6
7 1 (1.85%) 3G
7 1 (1.85%) 2G
7 1 (1.85%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Coordinator
3 7 (12.96%) Project Coordinator
3 7 (12.96%) Project Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) Project Office Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) Applications Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) PMO Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) OSS Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Junior
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Environment Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) WCF
1 10 (18.52%) WPF
1 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
1 10 (18.52%) J2EE
1 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
2 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.70%) CSS3
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) WAP
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) WML
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.85%) OOCSS
5 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.11%) Smart Meter
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (3.70%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.70%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (3.70%) DTV
7 1 (1.85%) PMI
7 1 (1.85%) Physics
7 1 (1.85%) Blog
7 1 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
2 4 (7.41%) Solaris
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) PRINCE2
2 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.37%) OO
4 10 (18.52%) MVC
5 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Change Control
8 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) CRM
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) C#
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
1 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) VBScript
3 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.26%) PMP
4 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (7.41%) ISEB
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCNP
7 1 (1.85%) CCIP
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) GIAC
7 1 (1.85%) CISA
7 1 (1.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) CRISC
7 1 (1.85%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
3 7 (12.96%) F5
4 4 (7.41%) Crossbeam
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Dell
4 4 (7.41%) Sun
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Akamai