Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Project Manager
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 156 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 28 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 0.53% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.58% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 32
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £364 £387 £313
90th Percentile £503 £551 £515
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 - £55.00
10th Percentile £34.05 - £52.50
90th Percentile £39.35 - £57.50
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -33.64% - +52.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3777 3964 4660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 92.19% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2141 2516
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £216
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 187 250
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -32.71% +24.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.05 £45.00 £45.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in Berkshire

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 5 £500 +0.96% 1
Slough - 4 £325 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Maidenhead -5 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £469 -
IT Project Manager
South East

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) PMP
5 6 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.71%) PMI
8 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
8 3 (10.71%) Marketing
8 3 (10.71%) SDLC
8 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (10.71%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 3 (10.71%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (10.71%) Master's Degree
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.71%) Data Migration

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) PMI
2 2 (7.14%) Social Media
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
7 3 (10.71%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Global Marketing
8 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 6 (21.43%) PMP
3 3 (10.71%) Master's Degree
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) APMP
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) TIBCO