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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 204 232 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.25% 9.43% 9.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.98% 11.73% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 127 148
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £15.40 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £39.80 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Berkshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 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 +9 83 £425 +6.25% 3
Bracknell +3 25 £450 +50.00% 3
Maidenhead +3 23 £375 +2.73% 3
Slough -1 14 £450 +12.50% 1
Newbury +4 9 £450 +29.12% 3
Wokingham 0 2 £438 -
Windsor +1 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 - - 1
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 151 (34.47%) PRINCE2
2 125 (28.54%) Telecoms
3 102 (23.29%) Microsoft
4 97 (22.15%) MS Excel
5 95 (21.69%) ITIL
6 93 (21.23%) Finance
7 74 (16.89%) MS Project
8 64 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (13.24%) Management Information System
9 58 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (13.24%) ITIL V3
10 56 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (12.33%) Remedy
12 51 (11.64%) Degree
13 49 (11.19%) LTE
13 49 (11.19%) PMO
14 44 (10.05%) Risk Management
15 42 (9.59%) Mentoring
16 39 (8.90%) Coaching
16 39 (8.90%) PMI Certification
17 38 (8.68%) PMP
17 38 (8.68%) VoLTE
18 37 (8.45%) Java
19 36 (8.22%) Change Management
20 35 (7.99%) Ericsson
21 34 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
21 34 (7.76%) Security Cleared
22 33 (7.53%) Scrum
23 31 (7.08%) Migration
23 31 (7.08%) QA

Project Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.11%) CMS
3 17 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.46%) Apache
5 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.46%) Documentum
5 2 (0.46%) IIS
5 2 (0.46%) JBoss
5 2 (0.46%) Jetty
5 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 97 (22.15%) MS Excel
2 74 (16.89%) MS Project
3 27 (6.16%) MS Office
4 17 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.28%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.60%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.91%) Maya
9 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.05%) Maximo
2 4 (0.91%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) HFM
3 3 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.68%) Sonata
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.46%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.46%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.97%) Office 365
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.46%) SoftLayer
4 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.19%) LTE
2 38 (8.68%) VoLTE
3 34 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (5.02%) HTTP
5 13 (2.97%) LAN
6 12 (2.74%) Firewall
6 12 (2.74%) GSM
7 11 (2.51%) HSPA
7 11 (2.51%) WAN
7 11 (2.51%) WCDMA
8 9 (2.05%) 3G
8 9 (2.05%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.60%) 4G
9 7 (1.60%) Internet
9 7 (1.60%) VoIP
10 6 (1.37%) SAN
11 5 (1.14%) DNS
11 5 (1.14%) MGW
11 5 (1.14%) SMTP
11 5 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.91%) Big Data
2 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.46%) GIS
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.23%) Essbase
5 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (4.11%) Selenium
2 17 (3.88%) Ant
2 17 (3.88%) Apache Ivy
2 17 (3.88%) Bitbucket
2 17 (3.88%) Gradle
2 17 (3.88%) JMeter
2 17 (3.88%) Maven
2 17 (3.88%) WebDriver
3 16 (3.65%) eggPlant
4 11 (2.51%) Android Studio
4 11 (2.51%) Xcode
5 10 (2.28%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.60%) JIRA
7 5 (1.14%) Gatling
7 5 (1.14%) NeoLoad
7 5 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.91%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Bower
9 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 125 (28.54%) Telecoms
2 93 (21.23%) Finance
3 27 (6.16%) Retail
4 18 (4.11%) Marketing
5 15 (3.42%) Billing
5 15 (3.42%) Legal
6 13 (2.97%) Publishing
7 7 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.37%) Back Office
9 4 (0.91%) Banking
10 3 (0.68%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (40.18%) Project Manager
2 51 (11.64%) Analyst
3 35 (7.99%) Voice Project Manager
4 26 (5.94%) Developer
5 21 (4.79%) Architect
5 21 (4.79%) Consultant
6 19 (4.34%) IT Manager
7 18 (4.11%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
9 15 (3.42%) Network Manager
10 14 (3.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (3.20%) Telecoms Manager
11 13 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
11 13 (2.97%) Senior Manager
11 13 (2.97%) Senior Project Manager
12 12 (2.74%) Developer in Test
12 12 (2.74%) Network Project Manager
13 11 (2.51%) Change Manager
13 11 (2.51%) Coordinator
13 11 (2.51%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.34%) REST
1 19 (4.34%) XML
2 17 (3.88%) JSON
3 15 (3.42%) CSS
3 15 (3.42%) HTML
4 13 (2.97%) Web Services
5 12 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (2.51%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.28%) Sass
8 9 (2.05%) .NET
8 9 (2.05%) Ember.js
9 5 (1.14%) React
10 4 (0.91%) Middleware
11 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.68%) Entity Framework
12 2 (0.46%) CSS3
12 2 (0.46%) HTML5
12 2 (0.46%) jQuery
12 2 (0.46%) LINQ
12 2 (0.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.24%) Management Information System
2 56 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.42%) PMI
4 15 (3.42%) User Experience
5 10 (2.28%) Life Science
6 9 (2.05%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.83%) e-Learning
7 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.60%) CMDB
8 7 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.68%) Linked Data
10 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) RIA
10 3 (0.68%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.34%) Windows
2 15 (3.42%) Linux
3 11 (2.51%) Android
4 10 (2.28%) Unix
5 4 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) Solaris
7 2 (0.46%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (34.47%) PRINCE2
2 95 (21.69%) ITIL
3 64 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (13.24%) ITIL V3
5 44 (10.05%) Risk Management
6 42 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 39 (8.90%) Coaching
8 36 (8.22%) Change Management
9 33 (7.53%) Scrum
10 31 (7.08%) Migration
11 30 (6.85%) Service Delivery
11 30 (6.85%) Service Management
12 29 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (6.16%) Business Analysis
13 27 (6.16%) Programme Management
14 21 (4.79%) Process Improvement
15 20 (4.57%) TDD
16 19 (4.34%) BDD
17 18 (4.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.45%) Java
2 18 (4.11%) JavaScript
2 18 (4.11%) Python
3 17 (3.88%) Groovy
3 17 (3.88%) Ruby
4 13 (2.97%) C++
4 13 (2.97%) SQL
5 11 (2.51%) Apple Swift
5 11 (2.51%) Objective-C
6 9 (2.05%) C
7 5 (1.14%) C#
8 4 (0.91%) PHP
9 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.23%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.23%) R
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (11.64%) Degree
2 39 (8.90%) PMI Certification
3 38 (8.68%) PMP
4 34 (7.76%) Security Cleared
5 27 (6.16%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (2.97%) APMP
8 9 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.14%) ECDL
10 5 (1.14%) ISEB
11 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.46%) CCIE
12 2 (0.46%) CCNA
12 2 (0.46%) CCNP
12 2 (0.46%) CISA
12 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.46%) CISSP
12 2 (0.46%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.19%) PMO
2 31 (7.08%) QA
3 11 (2.51%) SLA
4 10 (2.28%) P3O
5 6 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.14%) COBIT
6 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.68%) GAAP
7 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.46%) GMP
8 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.23%) GDPR
9 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.14%) Docker
3 3 (0.68%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.14%) HP Fortify
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.68%) OPNET
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
5 1 (0.23%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.23%) Nmap
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 102 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.33%) Remedy
3 35 (7.99%) Ericsson
4 28 (6.39%) SAP
5 26 (5.94%) Oracle
6 17 (3.88%) Sitecore
6 17 (3.88%) Splunk
7 13 (2.97%) Cisco
8 12 (2.74%) Apple
9 7 (1.60%) HP
9 7 (1.60%) Workday
10 6 (1.37%) VMware
11 5 (1.14%) Ariba
11 5 (1.14%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.91%) Citrix
12 4 (0.91%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.68%) Concur
13 3 (0.68%) hybris
13 3 (0.68%) SolarWinds
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