Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 354 393 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.09% 9.86% 8.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.76% 11.69% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 220 200
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £218 £256 £259
90th Percentile £569 £550 £541
South East median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -0.83% +0.83%
10th Percentile £13.50 £16.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £38.00 £33.50
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £25.12 £24.25
% change year-on-year +29.38% +3.59% -27.61%

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 3,290 3,362 3,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.47% 84.37% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,625 1,721 1,996
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £571
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 110 144
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -33.96%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.95 £39.53 £44.48
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

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 21 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 0 137 £425 - 17
Bracknell +9 59 £455 +68.52% 10
Newbury 0 27 £375 -6.25% 5
Maidenhead -6 25 £369 -26.25% 4
Slough -12 24 £363 -7.94% 9
Wokingham -7 8 £473 - 6
Windsor +3 4 £475 -7.32%
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 94 (26.55%) Finance
2 81 (22.88%) Telecoms
3 76 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (20.62%) PRINCE2
5 68 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (18.93%) Degree
7 60 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (16.38%) Microsoft
9 49 (13.84%) Microsoft Excel
10 47 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (11.30%) PMO
12 39 (11.02%) ITIL
13 36 (10.17%) PMP
13 36 (10.17%) PMI Certification
13 36 (10.17%) Marketing
13 36 (10.17%) Data Centre
14 31 (8.76%) Computer Science
14 31 (8.76%) SAP
15 30 (8.47%) Project Planning
15 30 (8.47%) Retail
16 29 (8.19%) Oracle
17 28 (7.91%) Matrix Organization
18 27 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
18 27 (7.63%) SQL
18 27 (7.63%) Change Management
18 27 (7.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 26 (7.34%) PMI
20 25 (7.06%) Microsoft Project
21 24 (6.78%) MS Visio
21 24 (6.78%) Security Cleared

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 11 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.13%) Drupal
3 4 (1.13%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.28%) Documentum
6 1 (0.28%) FileNet
6 1 (0.28%) Liferay
6 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.28%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (13.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (7.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (7.06%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (6.78%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.98%) Maya
6 2 (0.56%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.56%) CATIA
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.41%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.13%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.85%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.85%) Sonata
5 2 (0.56%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.56%) HFM
5 2 (0.56%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.28%) Maximo
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.69%) SaaS
4 5 (1.41%) Office 365
5 4 (1.13%) Trello
6 3 (0.85%) IaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Slack
7 2 (0.56%) Yammer
8 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.28%) CloudSense
8 1 (0.28%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.67%) Firewall
2 12 (3.39%) WAN
3 11 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.54%) Network Security
5 8 (2.26%) LAN
5 8 (2.26%) VoLTE
5 8 (2.26%) VPN
6 7 (1.98%) DNS
6 7 (1.98%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (1.69%) LTE
7 6 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (1.69%) SAN
7 6 (1.69%) VoIP
7 6 (1.69%) Wireless
8 5 (1.41%) 4G
8 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.13%) Internet
9 4 (1.13%) Value-Added Service
10 3 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.39%) Power BI
2 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.13%) Big Data
4 4 (1.13%) DB2
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.85%) PowerCenter
5 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.56%) Lumira
6 2 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.28%) Redis
7 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.56%) GitLab
4 1 (0.28%) Ant
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) LSMW
4 1 (0.28%) MSI
4 1 (0.28%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 94 (26.55%) Finance
2 81 (22.88%) Telecoms
3 36 (10.17%) Marketing
4 30 (8.47%) Retail
5 12 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (3.11%) Mandarin Language
6 11 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.26%) Legal
8 5 (1.41%) Games
8 5 (1.41%) German Language
9 4 (1.13%) French Language
10 3 (0.85%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (40.11%) Project Manager
2 27 (7.63%) Analyst
3 18 (5.08%) Business Analyst
4 16 (4.52%) Programme Manager
5 14 (3.95%) IT Manager
5 14 (3.95%) Technical Manager
6 13 (3.67%) Architect
6 13 (3.67%) Consultant
6 13 (3.67%) Data Centre Engineer
6 13 (3.67%) IT Project Manager
7 12 (3.39%) Coordinator
8 11 (3.11%) Project Coordinator
8 11 (3.11%) Project Engineer
8 11 (3.11%) Telecoms Manager
9 10 (2.82%) Senior Manager
9 10 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (2.82%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 9 (2.54%) Agile Project Manager
10 9 (2.54%) Digital Project Manager
10 9 (2.54%) OSS Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.26%) Middleware
2 6 (1.69%) CGI
3 4 (1.13%) EDI
4 3 (0.85%) cXML
4 3 (0.85%) Velocity
4 3 (0.85%) Web Services
5 2 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) .NET
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.28%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) Dojo
6 1 (0.28%) Ext JS
6 1 (0.28%) Java EE
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.28%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) Spring
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 31 (8.76%) Computer Science
4 26 (7.34%) PMI
5 18 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.95%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.26%) User Experience
8 7 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.98%) Social Media
9 6 (1.69%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.41%) Replication
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.13%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.85%) Life Science
12 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
12 3 (0.85%) RIA
13 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.52%) Windows
2 13 (3.67%) Linux
3 9 (2.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.98%) Unix
5 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.28%) SUSE
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 73 (20.62%) PRINCE2
3 68 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (11.02%) ITIL
6 30 (8.47%) Project Planning
7 28 (7.91%) Matrix Organization
8 27 (7.63%) Change Management
9 23 (6.50%) Migration
10 22 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (5.93%) Decision-Making
12 20 (5.65%) Risk Management
12 20 (5.65%) Scrum
13 19 (5.37%) Business Analysis
13 19 (5.37%) Project Governance
14 18 (5.08%) CRM
15 17 (4.80%) ERP
15 17 (4.80%) Waterfall
16 16 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.63%) SQL
2 22 (6.21%) Java
3 16 (4.52%) Python
4 14 (3.95%) C
5 5 (1.41%) PHP
5 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.13%) Lua
6 4 (1.13%) Scala
6 4 (1.13%) VBA
7 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) ABAP
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (18.93%) Degree
2 36 (10.17%) PMI Certification
2 36 (10.17%) PMP
3 24 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.26%) CCNP
6 8 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.98%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.13%) CIPD
8 4 (1.13%) MBA
8 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.85%) APMP
9 3 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.85%) CCNA
9 3 (0.85%) ISEB
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.30%) PMO
2 13 (3.67%) SLA
3 12 (3.39%) QA
4 9 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.41%) GDPR
5 5 (1.41%) IFRS
6 3 (0.85%) COBIT
7 2 (0.56%) P3O
7 2 (0.56%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.85%) Firmware
4 2 (0.56%) Docker
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) KVM
4 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.41%) SCCM
3 4 (1.13%) SCOM
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.56%) Netcool
5 2 (0.56%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
6 1 (0.28%) Grafana
6 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.76%) SAP
3 29 (8.19%) Oracle
4 18 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.67%) Huawei
6 12 (3.39%) Cisco
7 9 (2.54%) Remedy
7 9 (2.54%) VMware
8 7 (1.98%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.69%) Juniper
9 6 (1.69%) Tableau
10 5 (1.41%) Alibaba
10 5 (1.41%) Ariba
10 5 (1.41%) Ericsson
10 5 (1.41%) HP
10 5 (1.41%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.13%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.13%) IBM
11 4 (1.13%) Veeam
12 3 (0.85%) Riverbed