Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 336 399 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.07% 10.23% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 11.88% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 227 204
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £256
90th Percentile £561 £555 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £35.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.24% +9.09%
10th Percentile £16.28 £13.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £73.50 £52.75 £35.00
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £33.14 £21.50
% change year-on-year -7.97% +54.14% -3.80%

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 3,652 3,359 3,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.66% 86.08% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,770 1,691 1,558
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 78 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.92% +45.00% -10.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £23.75 £19.66
% change year-on-year +34.74% +20.80% -12.62%

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 20 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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 -11 99 £431 +1.47% 21
Slough +9 50 £367 -28.34% 5
Newbury -1 35 £400 +10.34% 5
Bracknell -23 28 £430 +4.56% 5
Maidenhead 0 19 £484 +33.45% 9
Wokingham -2 6 £388 -17.99% 3
Windsor -7 1 £500 +5.26% 4
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 110 (32.74%) Telecoms
2 104 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 100 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (25.89%) Finance
5 74 (22.02%) PRINCE2
6 64 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 54 (16.07%) Security Cleared
8 52 (15.48%) Project Delivery
9 48 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 46 (13.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 46 (13.69%) PMI Certification
11 40 (11.90%) Migration
12 38 (11.31%) Degree
13 37 (11.01%) Programme Management
14 36 (10.71%) PMI
15 35 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
16 34 (10.12%) Risk Management
16 34 (10.12%) Management Information System
17 33 (9.82%) Marketing
18 32 (9.52%) Critical Success Factor
19 31 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
20 30 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (8.63%) Decision-Making
22 28 (8.33%) ITIL
22 28 (8.33%) Scrum
23 27 (8.04%) Oracle
24 26 (7.74%) SharePoint
24 26 (7.74%) Change Management
24 26 (7.74%) PMO

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 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.19%) Confluence
2 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.89%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (5.65%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Sketch
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.19%) Primavera
3 3 (0.89%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.89%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle iSupplier
4 2 (0.60%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.60%) Workfront
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.06%) PaaS
3 14 (4.17%) Office 365
3 14 (4.17%) SaaS
4 12 (3.57%) IaaS
5 6 (1.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 5 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.49%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Smartsheet
9 1 (0.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.14%) 2G
2 22 (6.55%) 3G
3 21 (6.25%) 4G
4 12 (3.57%) 5G
4 12 (3.57%) Internet
4 12 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.57%) WAN
5 11 (3.27%) VPN
6 10 (2.98%) Firewall
7 9 (2.68%) DNS
8 7 (2.08%) BGP
8 7 (2.08%) MPLS
9 6 (1.79%) 2.5G
9 6 (1.79%) LAN
9 6 (1.79%) NAS
9 6 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (1.79%) SAN
10 5 (1.49%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.49%) Big Data
2 5 (1.49%) Power BI
3 3 (0.89%) OLAP
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.60%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.30%) MS Access
5 1 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.60%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.30%) Hudson
4 1 (0.30%) LSMW
4 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 110 (32.74%) Telecoms
2 87 (25.89%) Finance
3 33 (9.82%) Marketing
4 18 (5.36%) Legal
5 11 (3.27%) Billing
6 9 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.08%) Retail
8 5 (1.49%) German Language
8 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.19%) French Language
9 4 (1.19%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.89%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.89%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.89%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 119 (35.42%) Project Manager
2 31 (9.23%) Analyst
3 24 (7.14%) Architect
4 13 (3.87%) Telecoms Manager
5 12 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 12 (3.57%) Test Manager
6 11 (3.27%) Agile Project Manager
6 11 (3.27%) Consultant
6 11 (3.27%) Coordinator
6 11 (3.27%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (3.27%) Programme Manager
6 11 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (2.98%) Business Analyst
7 10 (2.98%) Marketing Manager
8 9 (2.68%) Digital Project Manager
8 9 (2.68%) Network Manager
8 9 (2.68%) Scrum Master
9 8 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (2.38%) Network Project Manager
9 8 (2.38%) OSS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (2.08%) HTML
2 7 (2.08%) Web Services
3 6 (1.79%) CSS
4 5 (1.49%) .NET
5 4 (1.19%) Middleware
6 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.60%) JSON
7 2 (0.60%) REST
7 2 (0.60%) XML
8 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.30%) Node.js
8 1 (0.30%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.30%) React
8 1 (0.30%) React Native
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Core Interface
8 1 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.71%) PMI
2 34 (10.12%) Management Information System
3 29 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.68%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.08%) User Experience
8 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
8 6 (1.79%) Replication
9 5 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.19%) Social Media
11 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.89%) FMCG
11 3 (0.89%) Life Science
12 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.60%) IVR
13 1 (0.30%) CMDB
13 1 (0.30%) Fibre Optics
13 1 (0.30%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.44%) Windows
2 13 (3.87%) Linux
2 13 (3.87%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.19%) Solaris
3 4 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.60%) Unix
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 100 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (22.02%) PRINCE2
4 52 (15.48%) Project Delivery
5 40 (11.90%) Migration
6 37 (11.01%) Programme Management
7 34 (10.12%) Risk Management
8 32 (9.52%) Critical Success Factor
9 29 (8.63%) Decision-Making
10 28 (8.33%) ITIL
10 28 (8.33%) Scrum
11 26 (7.74%) Change Management
12 25 (7.44%) Change Control
13 24 (7.14%) Computer Science
14 23 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (6.55%) ERP
16 21 (6.25%) Analytics
17 18 (5.36%) Business Analysis
17 18 (5.36%) Dependency Management
18 17 (5.06%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.98%) SQL
2 9 (2.68%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.49%) Java
4 4 (1.19%) C
4 4 (1.19%) Python
5 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.89%) Ruby
6 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.30%) ABAP
7 1 (0.30%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) Lingo
7 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 46 (13.69%) PMI Certification
3 46 (13.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 38 (11.31%) Degree
5 18 (5.36%) PMP
6 10 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.68%) APMP
7 9 (2.68%) CCNP
7 9 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.38%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.08%) HNC
9 7 (2.08%) HND
10 5 (1.49%) CCNA
10 5 (1.49%) CISSP
10 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.19%) CISM
12 3 (0.89%) CCIE
12 3 (0.89%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.74%) PMO
2 16 (4.76%) QA
3 9 (2.68%) SLA
4 8 (2.38%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.60%) GxP
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) GDPR
7 1 (0.30%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.60%) SCCM
2 2 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 64 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.04%) Oracle
3 25 (7.44%) SAP
4 20 (5.95%) VMware
5 13 (3.87%) Cisco
6 9 (2.68%) CheckPoint
6 9 (2.68%) HP
7 8 (2.38%) Ericsson
8 7 (2.08%) Juniper
8 7 (2.08%) Remedy
9 6 (1.79%) Ariba
10 5 (1.49%) Aruba
10 5 (1.49%) Nokia
11 4 (1.19%) Tableau
12 3 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.89%) Huawei
12 3 (0.89%) Workday
13 2 (0.60%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.60%) Riverbed
13 2 (0.60%) Veeam