Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 May 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 156 155 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.72% 11.65% 9.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 14.26% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 64 107
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £269 £273 £250
90th Percentile £571 £588 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £442 £400
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £38.00 £24.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.16% +54.00% -
10th Percentile £48.75 £20.50 £21.72
90th Percentile £56.25 £56.75 £26.66
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.25 £29.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +48.75% +18.52%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,123 1,087 1,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.37% 81.67% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 550 901
Reading median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £242 £250
90th Percentile £612 £575 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 39
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -15.61% -3.16%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £60.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -32.58%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Reading

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Reading

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Reading over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Reading

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 40 (25.64%) Finance
1 40 (25.64%) PRINCE2
2 33 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (20.51%) PMI Certification
3 32 (20.51%) Degree
4 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
4 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (15.38%) PMI
6 24 (15.38%) SQL
6 24 (15.38%) Oracle
6 24 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 22 (14.10%) Project Planning
8 21 (13.46%) PMP
9 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
10 19 (12.18%) ITIL
10 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (10.90%) Data Centre
12 17 (10.90%) Marketing
12 17 (10.90%) Migration
13 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
14 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
15 12 (7.69%) Cisco
15 12 (7.69%) Workflow
16 11 (7.05%) MS Visio
16 11 (7.05%) Retail
16 11 (7.05%) WFM

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (5.77%) CMS
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.21%) WordPress
3 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.28%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.28%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.05%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.28%) CATIA
6 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Sonata
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.56%) Eloqua
3 4 (2.56%) Infor M3
3 4 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.92%) Primavera
5 2 (1.28%) ENOVIA
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.64%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.64%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) SaaS
3 4 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.28%) HP Helion
5 2 (1.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) IP Telephony
1 10 (6.41%) Unified Communications
1 10 (6.41%) VoIP
1 10 (6.41%) WAN
2 6 (3.85%) LAN
3 5 (3.21%) Network Security
4 4 (2.56%) Firewall
4 4 (2.56%) VPN
5 3 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.92%) SMS
5 3 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (1.28%) Internet
6 2 (1.28%) Intranet
6 2 (1.28%) IPsec
6 2 (1.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.64%) CTI
7 1 (0.64%) DNS
7 1 (0.64%) IPv4
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
7 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.13%) Power BI
2 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.28%) Big Data
3 2 (1.28%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.28%) HBase
3 2 (1.28%) Mahout
3 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.28%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.28%) Redis
3 2 (1.28%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 40 (25.64%) Finance
2 24 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.90%) Marketing
4 11 (7.05%) Retail
5 8 (5.13%) Legal
6 4 (2.56%) French Language
6 4 (2.56%) German Language
7 3 (1.92%) Billing
8 2 (1.28%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.64%) Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (49.36%) Project Manager
2 12 (7.69%) Analyst
3 11 (7.05%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.05%) IT Manager
3 11 (7.05%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (6.41%) Data Centre Engineer
4 10 (6.41%) Digital Project Manager
4 10 (6.41%) Project Engineer
5 9 (5.77%) Consultant
6 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (4.49%) Unified Communications Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Administrator
7 6 (3.85%) Architect
7 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.21%) Applications Manager
8 5 (3.21%) Applications Project Manager
8 5 (3.21%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.21%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) .NET
2 7 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (3.21%) CSS
3 5 (3.21%) HTML
4 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.28%) Ajax
4 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.28%) CSS3
4 2 (1.28%) HTML5
4 2 (1.28%) jQuery
4 2 (1.28%) XSLT
5 1 (0.64%) COM
5 1 (0.64%) IDoc
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.64%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (15.38%) PMI
3 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 17 (10.90%) Data Centre
5 11 (7.05%) User Experience
6 10 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.85%) Replication
8 6 (3.85%) VLE
9 5 (3.21%) Social Media
10 4 (2.56%) IVR
11 3 (1.92%) Animation
11 3 (1.92%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.92%) Video Editing
12 2 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.28%) Robotics
12 2 (1.28%) Wiki
13 1 (0.64%) Life Science
13 1 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.77%) Unix
2 4 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) PRINCE2
2 33 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.10%) Project Planning
5 19 (12.18%) ITIL
6 18 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (10.90%) Migration
8 12 (7.69%) Workflow
9 11 (7.05%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (7.05%) Data Centre Operations
9 11 (7.05%) WFM
10 10 (6.41%) Data Analysis
10 10 (6.41%) ERP
10 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.13%) CRM
12 8 (5.13%) Decision-Making
12 8 (5.13%) Scrum
13 7 (4.49%) Change Control
13 7 (4.49%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.38%) SQL
2 8 (5.13%) C#
3 6 (3.85%) Java
3 6 (3.85%) Python
4 5 (3.21%) C
5 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.28%) F#
6 2 (1.28%) R
6 2 (1.28%) VBA
7 1 (0.64%) ABAP
7 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 32 (20.51%) Degree
1 32 (20.51%) PMI Certification
2 21 (13.46%) PMP
3 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.56%) ISEB
6 4 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.92%) APMP
7 3 (1.92%) CISA
7 3 (1.92%) CISM
7 3 (1.92%) CISSP
7 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.64%) HNC
9 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) PMO
2 5 (3.21%) GDPR
2 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) P3O
4 1 (0.64%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.28%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.92%) SCCM
3 3 (1.92%) SCOM
4 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.38%) Oracle
3 12 (7.69%) Cisco
4 9 (5.77%) FNZ
5 8 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.49%) AppDynamics
7 5 (3.21%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.56%) VMware
9 3 (1.92%) Adobe
9 3 (1.92%) Juniper
9 3 (1.92%) SAP
9 3 (1.92%) Veeam
10 2 (1.28%) BT
10 2 (1.28%) Informatica
10 2 (1.28%) Mirantis
10 2 (1.28%) Remedy
10 2 (1.28%) Talend
10 2 (1.28%) Teradata
10 2 (1.28%) Vertica