Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 376 409 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.15% 9.50% 11.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 11.68% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 216 347
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £253
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £432 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.65% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £22.35 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.65% -15.66% -12.40%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £39.50 £55.00 £42.75
South East median hourly rate £26.93 £28.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year -6.32% -14.18% +36.80%

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 3436 3502 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.39% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1883 2160
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.40
90th Percentile £39.58 £48.50 £44.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -6 122 £425 -3.41% 9
Bracknell -8 41 £270 -22.86% 5
Slough +7 31 £400 -5.33%
Maidenhead +1 28 £500 +17.65% 1
Newbury +1 27 £400 -17.95% 2
Wokingham +6 6 - -
Windsor +1 5 £475 - 1
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 101 (26.86%) PRINCE2
2 86 (22.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (22.07%) Telecoms
4 82 (21.81%) Finance
5 69 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (14.36%) PMP
7 53 (14.10%) Degree
8 49 (13.03%) Microsoft
9 46 (12.23%) PMI Certification
10 34 (9.04%) Oracle
11 33 (8.78%) Microsoft Project
11 33 (8.78%) Programme Management
11 33 (8.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 32 (8.51%) ITIL
12 32 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
13 31 (8.24%) SQL
13 31 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (8.24%) Risk Management
14 30 (7.98%) Business Analysis
14 30 (7.98%) PMO
15 28 (7.45%) Marketing
15 28 (7.45%) QA
15 28 (7.45%) CRM
16 26 (6.91%) E-Commerce
16 26 (6.91%) Security Cleared
16 26 (6.91%) Mentoring
17 25 (6.65%) SDLC
17 25 (6.65%) SharePoint
17 25 (6.65%) Management Information System

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 25 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.99%) CMS
3 10 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (2.39%) MS Project Server
5 8 (2.13%) Apache
5 8 (2.13%) nginx
6 7 (1.86%) SAS
7 5 (1.33%) Confluence
7 5 (1.33%) IIS
8 4 (1.06%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.53%) Drupal
9 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Documentum
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (8.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 33 (8.78%) Microsoft Project
2 32 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.06%) Maya
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (3.19%) FastStats
2 11 (2.93%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (2.93%) Sonata
3 6 (1.60%) HFM
3 6 (1.60%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (1.60%) Magento
3 6 (1.60%) Primavera
4 5 (1.33%) Maximo
4 5 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.06%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.80%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.80%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (2.66%) Office 365
2 9 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.86%) SaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Route 53
5 1 (0.27%) Trello
5 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.72%) LTE
2 11 (2.93%) GSM
2 11 (2.93%) HSPA
2 11 (2.93%) WCDMA
3 10 (2.66%) VoLTE
4 9 (2.39%) 3G
4 9 (2.39%) VoWiFi
5 8 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.86%) Internet
6 7 (1.86%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (1.86%) VPN
7 6 (1.60%) Firewall
7 6 (1.60%) IP Telephony
7 6 (1.60%) SAN
8 5 (1.33%) Network Security
8 5 (1.33%) SMS
8 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.06%) DNS
9 4 (1.06%) MPLS
9 4 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.99%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.93%) Big Data
4 6 (1.60%) Essbase
4 6 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.06%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.80%) GIS
7 3 (0.80%) MySQL
7 3 (0.80%) Power BI
8 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.53%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Smart View
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (2.66%) JIRA
2 7 (1.86%) Android Studio
2 7 (1.86%) Xcode
3 6 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.53%) Ant
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.53%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.53%) Gatling
5 2 (0.53%) Gradle
5 2 (0.53%) JMeter
5 2 (0.53%) Maven
5 2 (0.53%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.53%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.53%) Selenium
5 2 (0.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 83 (22.07%) Telecoms
2 82 (21.81%) Finance
3 28 (7.45%) Marketing
4 23 (6.12%) Legal
5 18 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (4.79%) Retail
6 10 (2.66%) Banking
7 9 (2.39%) Publishing
8 8 (2.13%) Billing
9 7 (1.86%) Advertising
9 7 (1.86%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.60%) Back Office
11 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.53%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Electronics
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) Games
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 134 (35.64%) Project Manager
2 56 (14.89%) Analyst
3 25 (6.65%) Architect
4 21 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 18 (4.79%) Developer
6 17 (4.52%) Consultant
7 16 (4.26%) IT Manager
8 15 (3.99%) IT Project Manager
8 15 (3.99%) Programme Manager
9 13 (3.46%) Technical Manager
10 12 (3.19%) Database Manager
11 11 (2.93%) Insight Manager
12 10 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.39%) Analyst Programmer
13 9 (2.39%) Programmer
13 9 (2.39%) Senior Analyst Programmer
13 9 (2.39%) Senior Programmer
14 7 (1.86%) Data Manager
14 7 (1.86%) SAP Manager
14 7 (1.86%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.05%) HTML
2 16 (4.26%) CSS
3 14 (3.72%) Ajax
3 14 (3.72%) Web Services
4 9 (2.39%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.39%) Node.js
4 9 (2.39%) RESTful
4 9 (2.39%) XML
5 8 (2.13%) Flash
6 7 (1.86%) .NET
7 6 (1.60%) EJB
7 6 (1.60%) J2EE
7 6 (1.60%) JNDI
7 6 (1.60%) JSTL
7 6 (1.60%) Struts
8 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.06%) Kafka
8 4 (1.06%) Middleware
9 3 (0.80%) React
9 3 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.72%) Social Media
4 12 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.19%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.39%) PMI
6 8 (2.13%) Life Science
7 6 (1.60%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.60%) User Experience
7 6 (1.60%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.33%) Fintech
9 4 (1.06%) FMCG
9 4 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.06%) LIMS
10 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.80%) Replication
11 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.99%) Unix
1 15 (3.99%) Windows
2 13 (3.46%) Linux
3 9 (2.39%) Android
4 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.86%) PRINCE2
2 86 (22.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (8.78%) Programme Management
5 32 (8.51%) ITIL
6 31 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (8.24%) Risk Management
7 30 (7.98%) Business Analysis
8 28 (7.45%) CRM
9 26 (6.91%) E-Commerce
9 26 (6.91%) Mentoring
10 25 (6.65%) Migration
10 25 (6.65%) SDLC
11 22 (5.85%) Data Management
11 22 (5.85%) Matrix Organization
11 22 (5.85%) Workflow
12 21 (5.59%) Change Management
12 21 (5.59%) Waterfall
13 19 (5.05%) Coaching
13 19 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.24%) SQL
2 22 (5.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.79%) Java
4 11 (2.93%) PHP
5 8 (2.13%) Apple Swift
5 8 (2.13%) Objective-C
5 8 (2.13%) Perl
5 8 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.06%) C#
7 4 (1.06%) Python
8 3 (0.80%) C
8 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.53%) C++
9 2 (0.53%) Groovy
9 2 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (14.36%) PMP
2 53 (14.10%) Degree
3 46 (12.23%) PMI Certification
4 26 (6.91%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (4.52%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.93%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.39%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.06%) CISSP
10 4 (1.06%) ISEB
11 3 (0.80%) APMP
11 3 (0.80%) CCNP
11 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.53%) MCSE
12 2 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.98%) PMO
2 28 (7.45%) QA
3 22 (5.85%) GDPR
4 13 (3.46%) SLA
5 8 (2.13%) GxP
6 7 (1.86%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.60%) Basel II
7 6 (1.60%) IFRS
7 6 (1.60%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.27%) EMIR
9 1 (0.27%) GMP
9 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (3.19%) Docker
2 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.53%) Ansible
2 2 (0.53%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.53%) QRadar
3 1 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.04%) Oracle
3 21 (5.59%) SAP
4 14 (3.72%) Cisco
5 10 (2.66%) Remedy
6 7 (1.86%) Apple
6 7 (1.86%) Intershop
7 6 (1.60%) ATG
7 6 (1.60%) Demandware
7 6 (1.60%) Hyperion
7 6 (1.60%) Nokia
7 6 (1.60%) Tableau
7 6 (1.60%) Workday
8 5 (1.33%) Amdocs
8 5 (1.33%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.33%) Ericsson
8 5 (1.33%) HP
8 5 (1.33%) Huawei
8 5 (1.33%) Juniper
8 5 (1.33%) VMware