The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Thames Valley 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 10.00% 15.79% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 17.65% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 100.00% 89.47% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Average daily rate £450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £425 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Project Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) HFM
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) HFM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion