The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 35 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.31% 16.97% 11.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.95% 24.87% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 19
Average daily rate £425 £403 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +23.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 189 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.14% 68.23% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 102 85
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £22.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Management
Berkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 24 (51.06%) PRINCE2
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
3 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) Programme Management
5 9 (19.15%) ITIL
6 7 (14.89%) MS Project
6 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
7 6 (12.77%) VMware
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Citrix
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle
7 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
8 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
8 5 (10.64%) Validation
9 4 (8.51%) Marketing
9 4 (8.51%) LLU
9 4 (8.51%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
9 4 (8.51%) B2B
9 4 (8.51%) B2C
9 4 (8.51%) SAP
10 3 (6.38%) Broadband
10 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) Drupal
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Project
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) MS Office
4 1 (2.13%) FastStats
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) JDE World
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LLU
2 3 (6.38%) Broadband
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing
5 3 (6.38%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Publishing
6 2 (4.26%) Electronics
7 1 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
7 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Coordinator
2 7 (14.89%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Change Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) PMO Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Junior
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Project Office Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) OSS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) FMCG
2 2 (4.26%) Physics
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) DTV
2 2 (4.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) PRINCE2
2 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.40%) Programme Management
4 9 (19.15%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.64%) Validation
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) B2B
7 4 (8.51%) B2C
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Change Control
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Document Management
9 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) RPG
2 1 (2.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.38%) PMP
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) VMware
1 6 (12.77%) Citrix
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) NetApp
4 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards