Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 418 410 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.88% 11.22% 9.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.75% 13.59% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 193 256
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £279 £251 £250
90th Percentile £538 £574 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.82% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £18.10 £18.58 £15.23
90th Percentile £54.25 £42.20 £34.50
South East median hourly rate £34.25 £25.06 £32.00
% change year-on-year +36.67% -21.69% +19.63%

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 3,278 3,017 3,944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.30% 82.54% 81.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,660 1,402 2,123
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £252
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 126 122
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -8.82% -21.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £50.63 £44.50 £54.80
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -23.08% +18.18%

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 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -4 152 £425 - 47
Bracknell -5 39 £400 -8.31% 6
Slough -3 32 £450 +10.77% 2
Newbury -2 31 £369 -15.71% 1
Maidenhead -9 25 £369 -4.84% 9
Windsor +3 8 £475 - 2
Wokingham -3 8 £450 +30.43%
Ascot +2 3 £450 -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 (22.49%) Finance
2 92 (22.01%) PRINCE2
3 91 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (21.53%) Telecoms
5 78 (18.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
7 68 (16.27%) Microsoft
8 66 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (14.35%) Degree
10 58 (13.88%) SQL
11 50 (11.96%) PMI Certification
12 47 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
13 46 (11.00%) Java
14 41 (9.81%) Retail
14 41 (9.81%) Self-Motivation
15 38 (9.09%) Migration
15 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
16 36 (8.61%) Oracle
16 36 (8.61%) PMI
17 35 (8.37%) Computer Science
18 34 (8.13%) PMP
18 34 (8.13%) ITIL
18 34 (8.13%) Data Centre
19 32 (7.66%) PMO
20 31 (7.42%) Change Management
20 31 (7.42%) Project Planning
20 31 (7.42%) Marketing
21 29 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
22 28 (6.70%) Cisco
23 27 (6.46%) Data Mapping

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 14 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.87%) CMS
3 6 (1.44%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.96%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.96%) SAS
5 4 (0.96%) WordPress
6 3 (0.72%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.72%) IIS
6 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.24%) Documentum
8 1 (0.24%) Drupal
8 1 (0.24%) FileNet
8 1 (0.24%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (5.98%) MS Visio
5 21 (5.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.72%) SPSS
7 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.48%) CATIA
8 1 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.35%) Sonata
2 8 (1.91%) BusinessWare
3 5 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.96%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.96%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.96%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.72%) Primavera
5 3 (0.72%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.72%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.72%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.48%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.39%) SaaS
4 9 (2.15%) Office 365
5 6 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.48%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.48%) Yammer
9 1 (0.24%) CloudSense
9 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.07%) Unified Communications
1 17 (4.07%) WAN
2 16 (3.83%) VoIP
3 14 (3.35%) IP Telephony
4 12 (2.87%) LAN
4 12 (2.87%) VoLTE
5 10 (2.39%) Firewall
5 10 (2.39%) Network Security
6 9 (2.15%) VPN
7 7 (1.67%) 3G
7 7 (1.67%) 4G
7 7 (1.67%) Internet
8 5 (1.20%) IPsec
8 5 (1.20%) LTE
9 4 (0.96%) DNS
9 4 (0.96%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.96%) Intranet
9 4 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.31%) Power BI
2 8 (1.91%) Big Data
3 7 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.20%) SAP HANA
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.96%) HBase
6 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.72%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.72%) DB2
6 3 (0.72%) Mahout
6 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.72%) Pentaho
6 3 (0.72%) Redis
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.96%) JIRA
1 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.72%) GitLab
2 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.72%) Selenium
2 3 (0.72%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.72%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.24%) Ant
3 1 (0.24%) LSMW
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 94 (22.49%) Finance
2 90 (21.53%) Telecoms
3 41 (9.81%) Retail
4 31 (7.42%) Marketing
5 19 (4.55%) Legal
6 10 (2.39%) German Language
7 8 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.67%) French Language
8 7 (1.67%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.20%) Banking
11 4 (0.96%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.72%) Billing
12 3 (0.72%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.72%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.48%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Czech Language
13 2 (0.48%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (40.67%) Project Manager
2 43 (10.29%) Analyst
3 29 (6.94%) Developer
4 26 (6.22%) Business Analyst
5 20 (4.78%) IT Manager
5 20 (4.78%) IT Project Manager
6 18 (4.31%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (4.31%) Team Leader
7 17 (4.07%) Java Team Leader
8 16 (3.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 16 (3.83%) Senior Manager
9 15 (3.59%) Data Centre Engineer
9 15 (3.59%) Lead Developer
9 15 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (3.35%) Consultant
10 14 (3.35%) Java Developer
10 14 (3.35%) Lead Java Developer
10 14 (3.35%) webMethods Developer
11 13 (3.11%) Digital Project Manager
12 12 (2.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.63%) .NET
2 10 (2.39%) HTML
3 9 (2.15%) CSS
4 8 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.20%) jQuery
6 4 (0.96%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (0.96%) CGI
6 4 (0.96%) HTML5
6 4 (0.96%) SOAP
6 4 (0.96%) Web Services
6 4 (0.96%) XSLT
7 3 (0.72%) Middleware
7 3 (0.72%) Velocity
7 3 (0.72%) XML
8 2 (0.48%) Ajax
8 2 (0.48%) CSS3
8 2 (0.48%) EDI
8 2 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.81%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (8.61%) PMI
4 35 (8.37%) Computer Science
5 34 (8.13%) Data Centre
6 25 (5.98%) Management Information System
7 18 (4.31%) User Experience
8 12 (2.87%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.91%) Social Media
11 7 (1.67%) Replication
11 7 (1.67%) Video Editing
12 6 (1.44%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.20%) VLE
14 4 (0.96%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.96%) IVR
14 4 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
14 4 (0.96%) Wiki
15 3 (0.72%) Animation
15 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.26%) AIX
2 19 (4.55%) Unix
3 17 (4.07%) Linux
4 12 (2.87%) Windows
5 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.01%) PRINCE2
2 91 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (18.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (9.09%) Migration
6 34 (8.13%) ITIL
7 31 (7.42%) Change Management
7 31 (7.42%) Project Planning
8 27 (6.46%) Data Mapping
9 25 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (5.98%) ETL
9 25 (5.98%) Workflow
10 24 (5.74%) Data Management
11 21 (5.02%) Business Analysis
11 21 (5.02%) ERP
11 21 (5.02%) Scrum
12 20 (4.78%) Decision-Making
12 20 (4.78%) Programme Management
13 17 (4.07%) Data Analysis
13 17 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.88%) SQL
2 46 (11.00%) Java
3 20 (4.78%) Python
4 12 (2.87%) C
5 8 (1.91%) C#
6 7 (1.67%) PHP
7 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.96%) Lua
8 4 (0.96%) Scala
9 3 (0.72%) F#
9 3 (0.72%) Groovy
9 3 (0.72%) R
9 3 (0.72%) Ruby
10 2 (0.48%) ABAP
10 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.48%) VBA
11 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (14.35%) Degree
2 50 (11.96%) PMI Certification
3 34 (8.13%) PMP
4 22 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.83%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.44%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.20%) APMP
9 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.20%) ISEB
10 4 (0.96%) CCNP
10 4 (0.96%) CISA
10 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.96%) CISM
10 4 (0.96%) CISSP
10 4 (0.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.66%) PMO
2 22 (5.26%) QA
3 12 (2.87%) GDPR
4 11 (2.63%) SLA
5 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.20%) IFRS
7 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.72%) P3O
9 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.24%) EMIR
10 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.72%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.72%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.44%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.96%) SCCM
4 4 (0.96%) SCOM
5 3 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.72%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.24%) QRadar
7 1 (0.24%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) yum
Vendors
1 68 (16.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.61%) Oracle
3 28 (6.70%) Cisco
4 24 (5.74%) SAP
5 22 (5.26%) webMethods
6 17 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.35%) FNZ
8 9 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.91%) Ab Initio
9 8 (1.91%) Tableau
9 8 (1.91%) Vitria
10 7 (1.67%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.67%) HP
10 7 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.67%) VMware
11 6 (1.44%) Adobe
11 6 (1.44%) Cadence
12 5 (1.20%) IBM
12 5 (1.20%) Informatica
12 5 (1.20%) Juniper