The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 29 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 124 129 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.78% 5.42% 8.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.39% 5.84% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 98 141
Median daily rate £469 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £541 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1678 2208 2235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.79% 92.73% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3064 4151 4019
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 298 363
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.73 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Berkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Berkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Berkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Berkshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 24 £500 +7.52% 2
Bracknell +14 17 £438 +17.60% 4
Slough +15 12 £413 -17.50%
Newbury +8 10 £525 +31.25% 2
Maidenhead -5 7 £513 +28.12% 1
Windsor - 4 £475 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 156 (56.32%) Project Management
2 112 (40.43%) PRINCE2
3 62 (22.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (19.13%) Telecoms
5 47 (16.97%) Finance
6 44 (15.88%) ITIL
6 44 (15.88%) Microsoft
7 43 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (14.44%) Microsoft Project
9 29 (10.47%) Remedy
10 27 (9.75%) ITIL V3
11 24 (8.66%) Management Information System
12 23 (8.30%) Oracle
13 22 (7.94%) SAP
14 20 (7.22%) Migration
15 19 (6.86%) PMP
16 18 (6.50%) PMI Certification
16 18 (6.50%) PMO
17 17 (6.14%) Retail
18 15 (5.42%) Business Analysis
18 15 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 15 (5.42%) CRM
19 14 (5.05%) Risk Management
19 14 (5.05%) SDLC
20 13 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
21 12 (4.33%) Legal
21 12 (4.33%) Wi-Fi
21 12 (4.33%) Information Security
21 12 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 11 (3.97%) Process Improvement

Project Manager Skill Set
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 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) CMS
2 1 (0.36%) Documentum
2 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (14.44%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Maya
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) Maximo
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) Actimize
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.36%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.44%) SaaS
2 4 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.08%) Office 365
4 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.33%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (3.61%) LTE
2 10 (3.61%) VoLTE
3 4 (1.44%) MGW
3 4 (1.44%) Network Security
4 3 (1.08%) Internet
4 3 (1.08%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.08%) MPLS
4 3 (1.08%) SAN
4 3 (1.08%) VoIP
4 3 (1.08%) WAN
5 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.72%) Firewall
5 2 (0.72%) LAN
5 2 (0.72%) NAS
5 2 (0.72%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.72%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.36%) DECT
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.44%) GIS
2 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.36%) Big Data
3 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (19.13%) Telecoms
2 47 (16.97%) Finance
3 17 (6.14%) Retail
4 12 (4.33%) Legal
5 11 (3.97%) Marketing
5 11 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.81%) Billing
8 4 (1.44%) Digital Economy
9 3 (1.08%) Advertising
9 3 (1.08%) Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Automotive
10 2 (0.72%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.44%) EDI
1 4 (1.44%) HTML
1 4 (1.44%) Middleware
1 4 (1.44%) XML
2 2 (0.72%) .NET
2 2 (0.72%) JSON
3 1 (0.36%) COM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.66%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.25%) Life Science
3 8 (2.89%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.53%) PMI
5 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.81%) FMCG
7 4 (1.44%) Pricing Data
8 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) LIMS
9 2 (0.72%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) CCTV
10 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.36%) IVR
10 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.53%) Windows
2 5 (1.81%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (56.32%) Project Management
2 112 (40.43%) PRINCE2
3 62 (22.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (15.88%) ITIL
5 43 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (9.75%) ITIL V3
7 20 (7.22%) Migration
8 15 (5.42%) Business Analysis
8 15 (5.42%) CRM
9 14 (5.05%) Risk Management
9 14 (5.05%) SDLC
10 12 (4.33%) Information Security
11 11 (3.97%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.97%) Process Improvement
11 11 (3.97%) Scrum
12 10 (3.61%) PRINCE
13 9 (3.25%) Project Governance
13 9 (3.25%) Project Planning
14 8 (2.89%) Change Control
14 8 (2.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.81%) Java
2 4 (1.44%) SQL
3 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (6.86%) PMP
2 18 (6.50%) PMI Certification
3 15 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.97%) Degree
6 8 (2.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.81%) CISA
8 5 (1.81%) CISSP
9 4 (1.44%) APMP
9 4 (1.44%) CISM
9 4 (1.44%) ISEB
10 3 (1.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 3 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.36%) HND
12 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.50%) PMO
2 9 (3.25%) QA
3 7 (2.53%) GDPR
4 5 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.44%) PMBOK
6 3 (1.08%) GMP
6 3 (1.08%) GxP
6 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.36%) IFRS
7 1 (0.36%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.47%) Remedy
3 23 (8.30%) Oracle
4 22 (7.94%) SAP
5 10 (3.61%) Ericsson
6 8 (2.89%) Cisco
7 7 (2.53%) Apttus
7 7 (2.53%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.81%) Siebel
10 4 (1.44%) Ariba
10 4 (1.44%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.44%) Concur
10 4 (1.44%) Informatica
10 4 (1.44%) Lancope
10 4 (1.44%) VMware
11 3 (1.08%) hybris
11 3 (1.08%) Micro Focus
11 3 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.72%) BMC
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