Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 402 374 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.22% 9.77% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 11.78% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 202 228
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £446 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +1.65% +10.38%
10th Percentile £261 £257 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.24% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £16.25 £15.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £35.00 £29.50
South East median hourly rate £33.14 £21.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year +54.14% -3.80% -33.28%

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 3,350 3,176 3,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.13% 82.95% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,673 1,539 2,105
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +6.54%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 129
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £8.05 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.16% -12.62% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -2 154 £425 - 27
Bracknell +8 56 £411 +56.67% 6
Newbury +8 31 £369 -7.81% 1
Maidenhead -8 28 £363 -29.27% 5
Slough -9 27 £500 +25.00% 2
Wokingham -10 7 £473 +45.38%
Windsor +1 5 £475 -
Ascot +3 1 £288 -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 115 (28.61%) Finance
2 98 (24.38%) Telecoms
3 91 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (18.91%) PRINCE2
5 74 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (17.91%) Degree
7 69 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (14.68%) Microsoft
9 55 (13.68%) PMI Certification
10 52 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
12 47 (11.69%) Oracle
13 45 (11.19%) PMP
14 44 (10.95%) SQL
15 41 (10.20%) Computer Science
16 37 (9.20%) PMI
16 37 (9.20%) Project Planning
17 36 (8.96%) Marketing
17 36 (8.96%) Retail
17 36 (8.96%) ITIL
18 35 (8.71%) Migration
18 35 (8.71%) PMO
18 35 (8.71%) Data Centre
19 34 (8.46%) Change Management
19 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Project
19 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
20 30 (7.46%) Security Cleared
21 29 (7.21%) Java
21 29 (7.21%) SAP
21 29 (7.21%) Decision-Making

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 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.24%) CMS
3 8 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.49%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.00%) Drupal
6 3 (0.75%) WordPress
7 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.50%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.25%) Documentum
8 1 (0.25%) FileNet
8 1 (0.25%) Kentico
8 1 (0.25%) Liferay
8 1 (0.25%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (5.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.50%) CATIA
5 2 (0.50%) Maya
6 1 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Sonata
2 7 (1.74%) Eloqua
3 6 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.00%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (1.00%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.75%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.50%) ENOVIA
7 2 (0.50%) HFM
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.50%) Primavera
7 2 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessWare
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.99%) SaaS
4 5 (1.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.50%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.25%) CloudSense
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.99%) WAN
2 11 (2.74%) Firewall
2 11 (2.74%) VoIP
2 11 (2.74%) VPN
3 9 (2.24%) Internet
3 9 (2.24%) Unified Communications
4 8 (1.99%) IP Telephony
4 8 (1.99%) Network Security
5 7 (1.74%) LAN
6 6 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (1.49%) VoLTE
7 5 (1.24%) 4G
8 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.00%) Intranet
8 4 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.00%) IPsec
8 4 (1.00%) LTE
9 3 (0.75%) DNS
9 3 (0.75%) SMS
9 3 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.48%) Power BI
2 8 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.49%) Big Data
4 6 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.00%) DB2
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.00%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.75%) MySQL
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.75%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.50%) HBase
8 2 (0.50%) Lumira
8 2 (0.50%) QlikView
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.25%) Mahout
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (1.49%) JIRA
2 4 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.75%) GitLab
3 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.75%) Selenium
3 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.75%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.25%) Ant
4 1 (0.25%) LSMW
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 115 (28.61%) Finance
2 98 (24.38%) Telecoms
3 36 (8.96%) Marketing
3 36 (8.96%) Retail
4 17 (4.23%) Legal
5 13 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.49%) Mandarin Language
6 10 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.24%) German Language
8 3 (0.75%) Banking
8 3 (0.75%) Digital Economy
8 3 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 160 (39.80%) Project Manager
2 40 (9.95%) Analyst
3 26 (6.47%) Business Analyst
4 21 (5.22%) IT Manager
5 20 (4.98%) IT Project Manager
6 17 (4.23%) Senior Manager
6 17 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
7 15 (3.73%) Architect
7 15 (3.73%) Consultant
7 15 (3.73%) Data Centre Engineer
8 14 (3.48%) Coordinator
8 14 (3.48%) Digital Project Manager
9 13 (3.23%) Project Engineer
10 12 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
11 11 (2.74%) Developer
11 11 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (2.74%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 9 (2.24%) Applications Manager
13 9 (2.24%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.99%) Middleware
2 6 (1.49%) CGI
2 6 (1.49%) Web Services
3 5 (1.24%) .NET
3 5 (1.24%) Velocity
4 4 (1.00%) EDI
4 4 (1.00%) SOAP
5 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.75%) cXML
5 3 (0.75%) HTML
6 2 (0.50%) CSS
6 2 (0.50%) Mason
7 1 (0.25%) IDoc
7 1 (0.25%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.25%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (0.25%) WebGL
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 37 (9.20%) PMI
4 35 (8.71%) Data Centre
5 23 (5.72%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.98%) User Experience
6 16 (3.98%) Virtual Team
7 15 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (3.48%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.99%) Social Media
10 7 (1.74%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.24%) Replication
12 4 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.00%) Video Editing
13 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.75%) Life Science
13 3 (0.75%) VLE
14 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.73%) Unix
2 17 (4.23%) Linux
3 13 (3.23%) Windows
4 8 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.75%) AIX
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) SUSE
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.91%) PRINCE2
3 69 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (9.20%) Project Planning
6 36 (8.96%) ITIL
7 35 (8.71%) Migration
8 34 (8.46%) Change Management
9 29 (7.21%) Decision-Making
10 27 (6.72%) Workflow
11 26 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (5.97%) CRM
13 23 (5.72%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.47%) Matrix Organization
15 21 (5.22%) Business Analysis
15 21 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (5.22%) Scrum
16 20 (4.98%) ERP
16 20 (4.98%) Programme Management
17 16 (3.98%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.95%) SQL
2 29 (7.21%) Java
3 19 (4.73%) Python
4 15 (3.73%) C
5 7 (1.74%) PHP
6 5 (1.24%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.00%) C#
7 4 (1.00%) Lua
7 4 (1.00%) Scala
7 4 (1.00%) VBA
8 3 (0.75%) Groovy
8 3 (0.75%) Ruby
9 2 (0.50%) ABAP
9 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.25%) F#
10 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (17.91%) Degree
2 55 (13.68%) PMI Certification
3 45 (11.19%) PMP
4 30 (7.46%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.47%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (2.74%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.24%) APMP
11 4 (1.00%) CCNP
11 4 (1.00%) CISA
11 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.00%) CISM
11 4 (1.00%) CISSP
11 4 (1.00%) ISEB
11 4 (1.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.75%) MBA
12 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.71%) PMO
2 20 (4.98%) QA
3 13 (3.23%) SLA
4 10 (2.49%) GDPR
5 7 (1.74%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.24%) IFRS
6 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.75%) P3O
9 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.25%) COBIT
9 1 (0.25%) EMIR
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.75%) Firmware
3 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.25%) Docker
4 1 (0.25%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.24%) SCCM
4 4 (1.00%) SCOM
5 3 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.75%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.50%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) Netcool
7 1 (0.25%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.69%) Oracle
3 29 (7.21%) SAP
4 21 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (4.73%) Cisco
6 13 (3.23%) FNZ
7 8 (1.99%) Huawei
7 8 (1.99%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.74%) HP
8 7 (1.74%) Remedy
9 6 (1.49%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.49%) Cadence
9 6 (1.49%) Tableau
9 6 (1.49%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.49%) VMware
10 5 (1.24%) Alibaba
10 5 (1.24%) Ariba
10 5 (1.24%) IBM
11 4 (1.00%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.00%) Juniper