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 23 June 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.

Project Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 198 221 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.80% 9.35% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.31% 11.72% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 110 132
Median daily rate £431 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.18 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.18% +12.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £32.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -21.42%  

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 1488 1886 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.13% 79.81% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1038 972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 -7 56 £425 -5.55% 7
Bracknell +8 24 £263 -22.22% 9
Slough +15 21 £400 -8.30% 3
Maidenhead +2 14 £513 +20.58% 5
Newbury -1 8 £413 +3.12% 1
Windsor - 4 £475 -
Wokingham -1 2 - - 1
Ascot - 1 - -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 137 (34.08%) PRINCE2
2 109 (27.11%) Telecoms
3 82 (20.40%) Finance
4 75 (18.66%) Microsoft
5 74 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (16.92%) ITIL
7 62 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (15.17%) Microsoft Project
9 59 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (12.94%) PMI Certification
11 51 (12.69%) Degree
12 47 (11.69%) PMO
13 45 (11.19%) Microsoft Excel
14 36 (8.96%) PMP
15 33 (8.21%) Java
15 33 (8.21%) Management Information System
15 33 (8.21%) Mentoring
15 33 (8.21%) ITIL V3
16 31 (7.71%) Coaching
16 31 (7.71%) Retail
17 30 (7.46%) Marketing
17 30 (7.46%) Security Cleared
17 30 (7.46%) Remedy
18 29 (7.21%) LTE
19 28 (6.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 28 (6.97%) Programme Management
20 27 (6.72%) PMI
21 26 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
21 26 (6.47%) Risk Management
22 24 (5.97%) SAP

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 23 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.73%) CMS
2 15 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (1.74%) SAS
4 6 (1.49%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.50%) Apache
5 2 (0.50%) IIS
5 2 (0.50%) Jetty
5 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) Documentum
6 1 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.25%) Papyrus
6 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 61 (15.17%) Microsoft Project
2 45 (11.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (6.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (4.98%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Maya
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Eloqua
1 4 (1.00%) NetSuite
1 4 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.75%) Maximo
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.25%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.74%) Office 365
4 4 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 2 (0.50%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.50%) Yammer
6 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.21%) LTE
2 15 (3.73%) HTTP
3 13 (3.23%) 3G
3 13 (3.23%) 4G
4 11 (2.74%) GSM
4 11 (2.74%) HSPA
4 11 (2.74%) VoLTE
4 11 (2.74%) WCDMA
5 10 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.74%) MVNO
6 7 (1.74%) Value-Added Service
7 6 (1.49%) SAN
7 6 (1.49%) VPN
8 5 (1.24%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.24%) MGW
8 5 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (1.24%) SMS
9 4 (1.00%) BGP
9 4 (1.00%) Network Security
10 3 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.74%) Big Data
3 6 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.00%) GIS
4 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.50%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.25%) MySQL
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (3.48%) Ant
1 14 (3.48%) Apache Ivy
1 14 (3.48%) Bitbucket
1 14 (3.48%) eggPlant
1 14 (3.48%) Gradle
1 14 (3.48%) JMeter
1 14 (3.48%) Maven
1 14 (3.48%) Selenium
1 14 (3.48%) WebDriver
2 11 (2.74%) Android Studio
2 11 (2.74%) Xcode
3 9 (2.24%) Gatling
3 9 (2.24%) NeoLoad
4 7 (1.74%) JIRA
5 3 (0.75%) JUnit
6 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (27.11%) Telecoms
2 82 (20.40%) Finance
3 31 (7.71%) Retail
4 30 (7.46%) Marketing
5 16 (3.98%) Publishing
6 14 (3.48%) Banking
7 12 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.74%) Legal
9 9 (2.24%) Billing
10 8 (1.99%) Back Office
10 8 (1.99%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.49%) Digital Economy
12 4 (1.00%) French Language
12 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.75%) Advertising
13 3 (0.75%) German Language
14 2 (0.50%) Games
14 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.50%) Law
14 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 155 (38.56%) Project Manager
2 43 (10.70%) Analyst
3 25 (6.22%) Architect
4 18 (4.48%) IT Manager
5 16 (3.98%) Consultant
5 16 (3.98%) Senior Manager
5 16 (3.98%) Technical Manager
6 14 (3.48%) Security Manager
6 14 (3.48%) Senior Project Manager
7 13 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 12 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
8 12 (2.99%) Programme Manager
8 12 (2.99%) Telecoms Manager
9 11 (2.74%) Change Manager
9 11 (2.74%) Coordinator
9 11 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (2.74%) SAP Manager
9 11 (2.74%) Voice Project Manager
10 10 (2.49%) Information Security Manager
10 10 (2.49%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.73%) Web Services
2 18 (4.48%) XML
3 16 (3.98%) JSON
4 15 (3.73%) REST
5 9 (2.24%) React
6 7 (1.74%) HTML
7 6 (1.49%) .NET
8 5 (1.24%) Middleware
9 3 (0.75%) CSS
9 3 (0.75%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.50%) Velocity
11 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.25%) EDI
11 1 (0.25%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.25%) jQuery
11 1 (0.25%) OpenID
11 1 (0.25%) RESTful
11 1 (0.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.72%) PMI
4 13 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.49%) Life Science
6 7 (1.74%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.24%) Social Media
8 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.00%) RIA
9 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.75%) User Experience
10 2 (0.50%) Blog
10 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.50%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.48%) Windows
2 11 (2.74%) Android
3 6 (1.49%) Linux
4 5 (1.24%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.00%) Unix
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (34.08%) PRINCE2
2 74 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (16.92%) ITIL
4 62 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (8.21%) ITIL V3
5 33 (8.21%) Mentoring
6 31 (7.71%) Coaching
7 28 (6.97%) Programme Management
8 26 (6.47%) Risk Management
9 24 (5.97%) Change Management
9 24 (5.97%) Scrum
9 24 (5.97%) Service Delivery
10 23 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 19 (4.73%) Process Improvement
13 18 (4.48%) Content Management
13 18 (4.48%) Service Management
14 17 (4.23%) Matrix Organization
14 17 (4.23%) Migration
14 17 (4.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.21%) Java
2 14 (3.48%) Groovy
2 14 (3.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (3.48%) Python
2 14 (3.48%) Ruby
3 11 (2.74%) Apple Swift
3 11 (2.74%) Objective-C
4 10 (2.49%) SQL
5 6 (1.49%) C++
6 4 (1.00%) C
6 4 (1.00%) PHP
7 3 (0.75%) C#
8 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.25%) Perl
8 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (12.94%) PMI Certification
2 51 (12.69%) Degree
3 36 (8.96%) PMP
4 30 (7.46%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.97%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.98%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (3.23%) APMP
8 12 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.49%) CISA
11 5 (1.24%) CISSP
11 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.24%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.00%) CISM
13 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.75%) ISEB
13 3 (0.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 3 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.69%) PMO
2 18 (4.48%) QA
3 10 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.49%) P3O
4 7 (1.74%) Basel II
4 7 (1.74%) IFRS
4 7 (1.74%) IFRS 9
5 5 (1.24%) COBIT
5 5 (1.24%) GDPR
5 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.00%) PMBOK
6 4 (1.00%) SLA
7 3 (0.75%) GxP
7 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.24%) Docker
3 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) KVM
5 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (2.24%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.46%) Remedy
3 24 (5.97%) SAP
4 15 (3.73%) Sitecore
5 14 (3.48%) Splunk
6 12 (2.99%) Oracle
7 11 (2.74%) Apple
8 10 (2.49%) Ericsson
9 9 (2.24%) HP
10 8 (1.99%) Cisco
11 5 (1.24%) Ariba
11 5 (1.24%) Workday
12 4 (1.00%) Concur
12 4 (1.00%) hybris
12 4 (1.00%) Samsung
13 3 (0.75%) Genesys
13 3 (0.75%) IBM
13 3 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
13 3 (0.75%) Nokia Networks
13 3 (0.75%) VMware
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