The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £461 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 99 119
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 12 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.19% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 10
Median daily rate £461 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £365 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £414
% change year-on-year -1.78% +1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.93% +38.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1728 2268 2701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.53% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1170 1389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +59.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 4 £500 -
Newbury - 3 £525 -
Slough +5 1 £303 -24.37%
Maidenhead -6 1 £375 +2.73%
Bracknell - 1 £423 -
IT Project Manager
South East

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 14 (45.16%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (22.58%) Supplier Management
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Billing
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (12.90%) Project Governance
6 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (9.68%) Office 365
7 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.68%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (6.45%) PMP
8 2 (6.45%) Internet
8 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Billing
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) EMV
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Life Science
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (22.58%) Supplier Management
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (12.90%) Project Governance
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) APMP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GMP
1 1 (3.23%) GxP
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (6.45%) Workday
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Siemens
3 1 (3.23%) Thunderhead
3 1 (3.23%) VMware