Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 349 366 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.43% 8.93% 9.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 10.59% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 202 203
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £266 £255
90th Percentile £550 £575 £571
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.35% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.36% +20.00% -0.83%
10th Percentile £14.05 £28.86 £19.00
90th Percentile £70.25 £40.70 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% +9.80% -43.33%

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 3,551 3,455 3,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.77% 84.31% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,692 1,803 1,765
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £269 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 86 124
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -20.66% -28.43%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £49.00 £42.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.41% +6.76% -21.05%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +3 164 £475 +11.76% 18
Bracknell +15 58 £408 +45.54% 11
Newbury -1 28 £350 -12.50% 6
Slough -6 26 £500 +17.65% 11
Maidenhead -2 20 £495 +4.21% 1
Wokingham -9 5 £550 - 4
Windsor +7 1 £438 -13.58%
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 124 (35.53%) PRINCE2
2 107 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (27.79%) Telecoms
4 71 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (18.91%) Finance
6 64 (18.34%) PMO
7 60 (17.19%) PMI Certification
8 53 (15.19%) Microsoft
9 50 (14.33%) ITIL
10 48 (13.75%) Project Governance
11 45 (12.89%) Degree
12 43 (12.32%) Matrix Management
12 43 (12.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 42 (12.03%) PMI
14 39 (11.17%) Quality Management
15 38 (10.89%) Dependency Management
15 38 (10.89%) Critical Success Factor
16 37 (10.60%) Work Breakdown Structure
16 37 (10.60%) Security Cleared
17 35 (10.03%) Change Management
18 34 (9.74%) PMP
18 34 (9.74%) Project Planning
19 33 (9.46%) Matrix Organization
20 32 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
21 29 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
22 27 (7.74%) Data Centre
23 26 (7.45%) SC Cleared
24 25 (7.16%) Microsoft Office

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 10 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.01%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.72%) CMS
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.86%) Confluence
5 3 (0.86%) Drupal
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (6.02%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (4.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (3.72%) Maya
6 11 (3.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) TrackWise
2 4 (1.15%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.86%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.57%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.01%) Office 365
3 8 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.72%) SaaS
5 4 (1.15%) IaaS
5 4 (1.15%) Trello
6 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.86%) PaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.57%) BlueKai
7 2 (0.57%) Slack
7 2 (0.57%) Yammer
8 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.29%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.30%) Firewall
2 14 (4.01%) Value-Added Service
3 13 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (3.15%) DNS
4 11 (3.15%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (3.15%) SAN
4 11 (3.15%) VPN
5 10 (2.87%) 4G
5 10 (2.87%) LAN
5 10 (2.87%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.58%) 5G
6 9 (2.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (2.58%) WAN
7 8 (2.29%) 2G
7 8 (2.29%) 3G
7 8 (2.29%) Internet
8 6 (1.72%) NAS
8 6 (1.72%) Skype
9 5 (1.43%) VoIP
10 4 (1.15%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.15%) Power BI
2 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.57%) Big Data
4 2 (0.57%) QlikView
5 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
5 1 (0.29%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.29%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.29%) Redis
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.01%) JIRA
2 4 (1.15%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.86%) Subversion
4 2 (0.57%) GitLab
4 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Gitweb
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) MSI
5 1 (0.29%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 97 (27.79%) Telecoms
2 66 (18.91%) Finance
3 24 (6.88%) Retail
4 22 (6.30%) Marketing
5 13 (3.72%) Legal
6 12 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.43%) Billing
8 5 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.86%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) German Language
10 2 (0.57%) French Language
10 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (47.28%) Project Manager
2 20 (5.73%) Programme Manager
3 18 (5.16%) Telecoms Manager
4 17 (4.87%) Architect
4 17 (4.87%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 14 (4.01%) Analyst
5 14 (4.01%) IT Manager
6 13 (3.72%) Consultant
6 13 (3.72%) OSS Programme Manager
6 13 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (3.44%) IT Project Manager
7 12 (3.44%) SAP Manager
7 12 (3.44%) Senior Manager
7 12 (3.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 11 (3.15%) Coordinator
8 11 (3.15%) SAP Project Manager
9 10 (2.87%) Agile Project Manager
9 10 (2.87%) Project Coordinator
10 9 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (2.58%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.87%) Web Services
2 9 (2.58%) Middleware
3 3 (0.86%) CSS
4 2 (0.57%) LDAP
5 1 (0.29%) .NET
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) cXML
5 1 (0.29%) EDI
5 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) Jinja
5 1 (0.29%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) JSR 170
5 1 (0.29%) Kafka
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) Spring
5 1 (0.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.29%) Struts
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.03%) PMI
2 32 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.74%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.29%) User Experience
6 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Licensing
6 6 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.72%) Replication
6 6 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.72%) Social Media
7 5 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.43%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.43%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.86%) Life Science
9 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.86%) RIA
9 3 (0.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.58%) Windows
2 10 (2.87%) Linux
3 6 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.15%) Unix
6 3 (0.86%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.29%) SUSE
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (35.53%) PRINCE2
2 107 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (14.33%) ITIL
5 48 (13.75%) Project Governance
6 43 (12.32%) Matrix Management
7 39 (11.17%) Quality Management
8 38 (10.89%) Critical Success Factor
8 38 (10.89%) Dependency Management
9 37 (10.60%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 35 (10.03%) Change Management
11 34 (9.74%) Project Planning
12 33 (9.46%) Matrix Organization
13 32 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (6.88%) Risk Management
15 22 (6.30%) Scrum
16 19 (5.44%) Change Control
16 19 (5.44%) Migration
17 17 (4.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.44%) Java
2 10 (2.87%) C
2 10 (2.87%) SQL
3 8 (2.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.15%) Python
5 3 (0.86%) Java 8
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) Ruby
6 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (17.19%) PMI Certification
2 45 (12.89%) Degree
3 43 (12.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 37 (10.60%) Security Cleared
5 34 (9.74%) PMP
6 26 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.01%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.01%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.72%) CCNP
9 6 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.15%) APMP
11 4 (1.15%) CIPD
11 4 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.15%) MBA
12 3 (0.86%) CCNA
12 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.57%) CISSP
13 2 (0.57%) ISEB
13 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (18.34%) PMO
2 17 (4.87%) QA
3 8 (2.29%) GDPR
4 7 (2.01%) SLA
5 5 (1.43%) GxP
6 4 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.86%) COBIT
7 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.57%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.29%) P3O
9 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Docker
3 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.57%) KVM
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) Ansible
1 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.57%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.57%) Netcool
2 2 (0.57%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.29%) Grafana
3 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.02%) SAP
3 20 (5.73%) Huawei
4 18 (5.16%) Oracle
4 18 (5.16%) Remedy
5 9 (2.58%) Cisco
5 9 (2.58%) VMware
6 8 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.01%) HP
8 5 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.15%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.86%) Ariba
10 3 (0.86%) Dell
10 3 (0.86%) Ericsson
10 3 (0.86%) F5
10 3 (0.86%) Juniper
10 3 (0.86%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.86%) Progress
10 3 (0.86%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.86%) Tableau