Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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 Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 376 433 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.51% 10.99% 10.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.39% 13.51% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 205 308
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.63%
10th Percentile £273 £265 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.19% +18.52% +66.15%
10th Percentile £31.70 £21.01 £17.50
90th Percentile £41.60 £55.00 £48.60
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.82% -38.89% +109.30%

Project Management 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 3,301 3,205 4,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.46% 81.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,699 1,640 2,149
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +0.63%
10th Percentile £275 £230 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 156
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -26.32% +7.95%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.00 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Berkshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Berkshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Berkshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Berkshire

Project Management
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 Management within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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 -7 115 £425 - 24
Newbury -8 39 £425 -5.56% 1
Slough +5 27 £450 +12.50% 6
Bracknell -25 25 £280 -33.33% 7
Maidenhead -10 22 £463 +23.33% 9
Wokingham -1 7 £450 +30.43% 3
Windsor -2 6 £463 -
Ascot - 2 £450 - 2
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 105 (27.93%) PRINCE2
2 82 (21.81%) Telecoms
3 81 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (19.15%) Finance
6 65 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (16.49%) Microsoft
8 49 (13.03%) Degree
9 43 (11.44%) SQL
10 40 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
11 38 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 38 (10.11%) PMI Certification
11 38 (10.11%) PMO
12 36 (9.57%) Java
12 36 (9.57%) Data Management
13 35 (9.31%) Microsoft Project
13 35 (9.31%) PMP
14 32 (8.51%) Management Information System
15 29 (7.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 29 (7.71%) Marketing
15 29 (7.71%) QA
16 27 (7.18%) Retail
16 27 (7.18%) Data Mapping
16 27 (7.18%) ITIL
16 27 (7.18%) ETL
17 26 (6.91%) SharePoint
17 26 (6.91%) Migration
18 25 (6.65%) Risk Management
18 25 (6.65%) Oracle
18 25 (6.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
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 26 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.26%) CMS
3 9 (2.39%) MS Project Server
4 7 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.60%) IIS
6 4 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.06%) SAS
7 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.80%) WordPress
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) Drupal
8 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) Kentico
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (9.31%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (7.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (4.79%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (1.06%) Maya
7 2 (0.53%) SPSS
8 1 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Sonata
2 8 (2.13%) BusinessWare
2 8 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.86%) SAP HCM
4 6 (1.60%) FastStats
5 4 (1.06%) HFM
5 4 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (1.06%) Maximo
5 4 (1.06%) Primavera
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.80%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.80%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.80%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 2 (0.53%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.05%) Office 365
2 17 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.66%) SaaS
4 4 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.53%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.53%) Yammer
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Route 53
7 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.52%) VoLTE
2 15 (3.99%) LTE
3 14 (3.72%) 3G
3 14 (3.72%) GSM
3 14 (3.72%) HSPA
3 14 (3.72%) WCDMA
4 12 (3.19%) VoWiFi
5 11 (2.93%) Unified Communications
5 11 (2.93%) VoIP
6 9 (2.39%) 4G
6 9 (2.39%) IP Telephony
6 9 (2.39%) VPN
7 8 (2.13%) Firewall
7 8 (2.13%) LAN
7 8 (2.13%) MPLS
7 8 (2.13%) WAN
8 7 (1.86%) Internet
8 7 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.60%) DNS
9 6 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.19%) Power BI
2 9 (2.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.60%) Big Data
4 6 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.06%) Cloudera CDH
5 4 (1.06%) Essbase
6 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.80%) MySQL
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.80%) Redis
7 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.53%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.53%) Mahout
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.53%) Sqoop
7 2 (0.53%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Android Studio
1 6 (1.60%) JIRA
1 6 (1.60%) Xcode
2 4 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.53%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.27%) TestRail
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Composer
General
1 82 (21.81%) Telecoms
2 72 (19.15%) Finance
3 29 (7.71%) Marketing
4 27 (7.18%) Retail
5 15 (3.99%) Legal
6 10 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.86%) Billing
8 6 (1.60%) Back Office
8 6 (1.60%) German Language
8 6 (1.60%) Publishing
9 5 (1.33%) Banking
9 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.06%) Advertising
10 4 (1.06%) French Language
11 2 (0.53%) Czech Language
11 2 (0.53%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 46 (12.23%) Analyst
3 31 (8.24%) Developer
4 21 (5.59%) Business Analyst
4 21 (5.59%) Consultant
5 20 (5.32%) Team Leader
6 18 (4.79%) Java Team Leader
7 16 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 15 (3.99%) Java Developer
8 15 (3.99%) Lead Java Developer
8 15 (3.99%) webMethods Developer
9 14 (3.72%) Architect
9 14 (3.72%) Technical Manager
10 13 (3.46%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (3.19%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 10 (2.66%) IT Manager
13 10 (2.66%) IT Project Manager
14 8 (2.13%) Design Engineer
14 8 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.19%) HTML
2 11 (2.93%) .NET
3 10 (2.66%) CSS
4 9 (2.39%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.86%) Web Services
6 6 (1.60%) jQuery
6 6 (1.60%) Middleware
7 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.06%) Ajax
7 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (1.06%) HTML5
7 4 (1.06%) Kafka
7 4 (1.06%) XSLT
8 3 (0.80%) XML
9 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.53%) CSS3
9 2 (0.53%) Flash
9 2 (0.53%) Laravel
9 2 (0.53%) Node.js
9 2 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.52%) User Experience
4 14 (3.72%) PMI
5 12 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.93%) Social Media
7 10 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.39%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.39%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.86%) Replication
10 6 (1.60%) Handset
11 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.33%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.06%) Animation
12 4 (1.06%) Fintech
12 4 (1.06%) Life Science
12 4 (1.06%) Video Editing
12 4 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.12%) AIX
2 11 (2.93%) Unix
2 11 (2.93%) Windows
3 8 (2.13%) Android
4 7 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.60%) Linux
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (27.93%) PRINCE2
2 81 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (9.57%) Data Management
5 27 (7.18%) Data Mapping
5 27 (7.18%) ETL
5 27 (7.18%) ITIL
6 26 (6.91%) Migration
7 25 (6.65%) Risk Management
8 24 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (6.38%) Change Management
8 24 (6.38%) Programme Management
9 21 (5.59%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.05%) CRM
10 19 (5.05%) Project Planning
11 18 (4.79%) Information Security
12 17 (4.52%) Coaching
12 17 (4.52%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.52%) Scrum
13 16 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.44%) SQL
2 36 (9.57%) Java
3 9 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.13%) C#
5 7 (1.86%) Apple Swift
5 7 (1.86%) Objective-C
6 5 (1.33%) Python
7 4 (1.06%) C
7 4 (1.06%) PHP
8 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.53%) F#
9 2 (0.53%) R
10 1 (0.27%) ABAP
10 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (13.03%) Degree
2 38 (10.11%) PMI Certification
3 35 (9.31%) PMP
4 25 (6.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 17 (4.52%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.66%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.86%) CISSP
11 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.06%) ISEB
13 3 (0.80%) APMP
13 3 (0.80%) CCNP
13 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.53%) CIPD
14 2 (0.53%) HNC
14 2 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.11%) PMO
2 29 (7.71%) QA
3 15 (3.99%) GDPR
4 9 (2.39%) SLA
5 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.06%) GxP
6 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.53%) Basel II
7 2 (0.53%) IFRS
7 2 (0.53%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.27%) EMIR
8 1 (0.27%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.27%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.80%) QRadar
4 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.65%) Oracle
3 23 (6.12%) webMethods
4 20 (5.32%) SAP
5 16 (4.26%) Cisco
6 11 (2.93%) Remedy
7 8 (2.13%) Ab Initio
7 8 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.13%) Vitria
8 7 (1.86%) Apple
9 6 (1.60%) Nokia
9 6 (1.60%) VMware
10 5 (1.33%) Amdocs
10 5 (1.33%) Ericsson
10 5 (1.33%) Google
10 5 (1.33%) Huawei
10 5 (1.33%) Juniper
10 5 (1.33%) Tableau
10 5 (1.33%) Workday
11 4 (1.06%) Hyperion