The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 7 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 34 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.36% 8.17% 11.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.13% 8.64% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 13
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£450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -20.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 243 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 94.18% 94.55% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 115 91
Average daily rate £330 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Slough region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 27 (45.76%) PRINCE2
2 25 (42.37%) Finance
3 23 (38.98%) Project Management
4 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
4 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (22.03%) Metastorm
5 13 (22.03%) CRM
6 12 (20.34%) Oracle
7 11 (18.64%) PMP
7 11 (18.64%) PMI Certification
8 10 (16.95%) .NET
9 9 (15.25%) SQL
9 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
10 8 (13.56%) Workflow
10 8 (13.56%) Time Management
11 7 (11.86%) Release Management
11 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (11.86%) ITIL
12 6 (10.17%) Windows
12 6 (10.17%) Citrix
12 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (10.17%) Migration
12 6 (10.17%) VMware
13 5 (8.47%) Lotus
13 5 (8.47%) IBM Notes
13 5 (8.47%) Web Services
13 5 (8.47%) QA
13 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (8.47%) iSeries

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.08%) Lync
4 2 (3.39%) Documentum
5 1 (1.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
1 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Electronics
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) iSeries
2 4 (6.78%) AS400
3 3 (5.08%) DTV
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) PRINCE2
2 23 (38.98%) Project Management
3 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.03%) CRM
5 8 (13.56%) Workflow
5 8 (13.56%) Time Management
6 7 (11.86%) Release Management
6 7 (11.86%) ITIL
6 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
9 3 (5.08%) SOA
9 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.08%) Data Management
9 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.39%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.39%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) RPG
3 2 (3.39%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) PMP
1 11 (18.64%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) GMP
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Metastorm
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) Lotus
6 4 (6.78%) SAP
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 2 (3.39%) Open Text
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft