Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Project Delivery
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 109 180 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.44% 4.22% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 4.81% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 111
Median daily rate £479 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £355 £295 £308
90th Percentile £585 £628 £575
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Median hourly rate £67.50 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +375.35% +5.19% -59.09%
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £33.40 £41.25
% change year-on-year +43.71% -19.03% +122.97%

Project Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,427 3,744 3,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.34% 87.72% 86.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1,819 1,772
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £269
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 120 82
Median hourly rate £26.71 £21.99 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.44% +2.28% +43.33%
10th Percentile £16.14 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £54.39 £74.13 £49.88
Median hourly rate £28.75 £31.17 £24.75
% change year-on-year -7.77% +25.95% +23.75%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in Berkshire

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in Berkshire

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in Berkshire

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in Berkshire

Project Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Delivery in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Delivery in Berkshire

Project Delivery
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 Project Delivery within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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 +28 54 £500 - 3
Slough +7 13 £363 +20.83% 1
Newbury +2 10 £525 -5.41% 1
Bracknell +20 6 £505 +49.63%
Maidenhead +4 3 £550 +7.32%
Wokingham +11 2 - -
Project Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) Telecoms
3 30 (27.52%) Project Management
4 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
5 24 (22.02%) Azure
6 22 (20.18%) Scrum
6 22 (20.18%) DevOps
7 20 (18.35%) Windows
8 19 (17.43%) PRINCE2
8 19 (17.43%) SQL
8 19 (17.43%) PaaS
8 19 (17.43%) IaaS
9 18 (16.51%) Analytics
9 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
11 16 (14.68%) Data Management
11 16 (14.68%) Informatica
11 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
11 16 (14.68%) HDInsight
11 16 (14.68%) Power BI
11 16 (14.68%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (14.68%) Power Platform
12 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
13 14 (12.84%) Security Testing
13 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (12.84%) Data-Driven Testing
13 14 (12.84%) Data Lake
13 14 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery

Project Delivery
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 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Primavera
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.02%) Azure
2 19 (17.43%) IaaS
2 19 (17.43%) PaaS
3 16 (14.68%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.83%) AWS
5 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.92%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) 5G
2 9 (8.26%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (7.34%) LTE
4 3 (2.75%) 3G
4 3 (2.75%) 4G
4 3 (2.75%) GSM
4 3 (2.75%) LAN
4 3 (2.75%) UMTS
4 3 (2.75%) VoLTE
4 3 (2.75%) WAN
4 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.83%) 2G
5 2 (1.83%) Broadband
5 2 (1.83%) MIMO
6 1 (0.92%) Firewall
6 1 (0.92%) RNC
6 1 (0.92%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.92%) Skype
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) HDInsight
1 16 (14.68%) Power BI
2 14 (12.84%) Data Lake
2 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.83%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Appium
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) Selenium
3 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (32.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.42%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Legal
3 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.75%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
5 1 (0.92%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Project Manager
2 16 (14.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (11.01%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (6.42%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (5.50%) Analyst
5 6 (5.50%) DBA
5 6 (5.50%) DV Cleared DBA
5 6 (5.50%) SQL DBA
5 6 (5.50%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (4.59%) Architect
6 5 (4.59%) Consultant
6 5 (4.59%) Project Planner
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (3.67%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.75%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.75%) RF Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
1 2 (1.83%) XML
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (0.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (0.92%) Middleware
2 1 (0.92%) OpenLayers
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.92%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.92%) SOAP
2 1 (0.92%) Velocity
2 1 (0.92%) WCF
2 1 (0.92%) WSDL
2 1 (0.92%) XSD
2 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) PMI
2 5 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.83%) Android
3 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.52%) Project Management
3 22 (20.18%) DevOps
3 22 (20.18%) Scrum
4 19 (17.43%) PRINCE2
5 18 (16.51%) Analytics
5 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.68%) Data Management
8 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (12.84%) Data-Driven Testing
9 14 (12.84%) Security Testing
10 13 (11.93%) ITIL
11 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
12 9 (8.26%) Decision-Making
13 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure as Code
13 8 (7.34%) Migration
13 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.43%) SQL
2 11 (10.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.83%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) C
5 1 (0.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.17%) DV Cleared
2 10 (9.17%) PMI Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.75%) PMP
5 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.83%) CCNA
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.92%) APMP
7 1 (0.92%) CCDA
7 1 (0.92%) CCNP
7 1 (0.92%) ISEB
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.92%) MCITP
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) PMO
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) Informatica
3 7 (6.42%) SAP
4 6 (5.50%) Hortonworks
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle
6 3 (2.75%) Cognizant
6 3 (2.75%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.75%) Google
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) Remedy
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) Huawei
8 1 (0.92%) JDA
8 1 (0.92%) Juniper
8 1 (0.92%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.92%) Sparx