Period
to 17 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 225 346 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.24% 8.36% 9.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 9.64% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 150 218
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +6.51% +2.42%
10th Percentile £186 £225 £265
90th Percentile £555 £553 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.95 £15.56 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.68% -58.52% +25.00%
10th Percentile £14.33 £14.05 £31.70
90th Percentile £82.50 £63.75 £41.60
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £26.65 £27.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.30% -1.82%

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 2,643 3,589 3,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.07% 86.75% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,406 1,717 1,751
Berkshire median daily rate £448 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £261 £275
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 102 84
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +22.81% -25.34%
10th Percentile £14.43 £12.00 £10.79
90th Percentile £80.25 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.58 £24.00
% change year-on-year -15.33% +10.73% +6.67%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -6 127 £416 -12.37% 24
Slough +1 24 £363 -21.62% 7
Newbury -18 18 £425 +21.43% 7
Bracknell 0 16 £400 +5.96% 6
Maidenhead -1 7 £475 -3.06% 3
Thatcham - 3 £538 - 1
Wokingham +4 1 - - 2
Ascot - 1 £400 -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 93 (41.33%) Telecoms
2 67 (29.78%) PRINCE2
3 55 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (22.67%) Project Delivery
5 43 (19.11%) Finance
6 41 (18.22%) PMI Certification
7 37 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 32 (14.22%) Degree
10 30 (13.33%) PMI
11 29 (12.89%) Risk Management
12 27 (12.00%) PMO
13 26 (11.56%) Microsoft Project
13 26 (11.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 23 (10.22%) Project Planning
15 22 (9.78%) ITIL
15 22 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
16 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (8.89%) Security Cleared
17 19 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (8.44%) Change Management
17 19 (8.44%) Programme Management
18 18 (8.00%) Management Information System
18 18 (8.00%) Waterfall
18 18 (8.00%) Change Control
18 18 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
19 17 (7.56%) 4G
19 17 (7.56%) Remedy
19 17 (7.56%) 3G
20 16 (7.11%) Legal

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 12 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.78%) Confluence
3 2 (0.89%) CMS
3 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (11.56%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.89%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.44%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.44%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) Azure
2 9 (4.00%) SaaS
3 6 (2.67%) Office 365
4 5 (2.22%) AWS
5 4 (1.78%) Basecamp
5 4 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.78%) PaaS
5 4 (1.78%) Trello
6 3 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.33%) IaaS
7 2 (0.89%) G Suite
7 2 (0.89%) GCP
7 2 (0.89%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.44%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.44%) Route 53
8 1 (0.44%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (7.56%) 3G
2 17 (7.56%) 4G
3 15 (6.67%) 2G
4 13 (5.78%) 5G
5 12 (5.33%) WAN
6 8 (3.56%) Internet
7 7 (3.11%) LTE
8 6 (2.67%) Firewall
8 6 (2.67%) LAN
8 6 (2.67%) VoLTE
8 6 (2.67%) VPN
8 6 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.22%) NAS
9 5 (2.22%) SAN
10 4 (1.78%) DNS
10 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.33%) Broadband
11 3 (1.33%) MPLS
11 3 (1.33%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.33%) Big Data
4 3 (1.33%) GIS
4 3 (1.33%) MS Access
5 2 (0.89%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.89%) Power BI
5 2 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 93 (41.33%) Telecoms
2 43 (19.11%) Finance
3 16 (7.11%) Legal
4 14 (6.22%) Retail
5 11 (4.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (4.44%) Marketing
7 6 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.33%) Back Office
8 3 (1.33%) Law
8 3 (1.33%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Billing
9 2 (0.89%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 107 (47.56%) Project Manager
2 21 (9.33%) Analyst
3 16 (7.11%) Coordinator
4 14 (6.22%) Architect
4 14 (6.22%) Project Coordinator
5 11 (4.89%) Digital Project Manager
6 10 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (4.00%) Programme Manager
7 9 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 9 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (3.56%) IT Manager
8 8 (3.56%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (3.56%) Telecoms Manager
9 7 (3.11%) Build Manager
9 7 (3.11%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.11%) Network Planner
9 7 (3.11%) OSS Project Manager
10 6 (2.67%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.78%) Web Services
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) HTML5
4 1 (0.44%) LAMP
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) PMI
2 19 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) FMCG
7 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.89%) User Experience
7 2 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.44%) Windows
2 5 (2.22%) Linux
3 4 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.44%) VMS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.78%) PRINCE2
2 55 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (22.67%) Project Delivery
4 37 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (12.89%) Risk Management
6 23 (10.22%) Project Planning
7 22 (9.78%) ITIL
8 19 (8.44%) Change Management
8 19 (8.44%) Programme Management
9 18 (8.00%) Change Control
9 18 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 16 (7.11%) Critical Success Factor
10 16 (7.11%) Matrix Management
10 16 (7.11%) Migration
11 15 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (6.22%) Computer Science
12 14 (6.22%) Scrum
13 13 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.78%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.67%) SQL
2 5 (2.22%) C
2 5 (2.22%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.89%) Python
4 2 (0.89%) R
5 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.44%) Java
5 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.44%) PHP
5 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (18.22%) PMI Certification
2 32 (14.22%) Degree
3 26 (11.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.78%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.33%) PMP
6 12 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.78%) CCNA
8 4 (1.78%) CCNP
8 4 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.78%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.89%) APMP
10 2 (0.89%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.89%) CCIP
11 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.00%) PMO
2 14 (6.22%) QA
3 11 (4.89%) SLA
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.89%) vSphere
2 2 (0.89%) XenApp
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.44%) OpenView
1 1 (0.44%) OPNET
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.56%) Remedy
3 15 (6.67%) Oracle
4 10 (4.44%) Ericsson
5 7 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.67%) Huawei
6 6 (2.67%) VMware
7 5 (2.22%) Google
8 4 (1.78%) BT
8 4 (1.78%) Cisco
8 4 (1.78%) SAP
8 4 (1.78%) Workday
9 3 (1.33%) Citrix
9 3 (1.33%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (1.33%) Samsung
10 2 (0.89%) BMC
10 2 (0.89%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.89%) EMC
10 2 (0.89%) JDA
10 2 (0.89%) Nokia