Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 122 178 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.49% 11.95% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.50% 14.93% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 85 124
Reading median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +7.59%
10th Percentile £290 £322 £250
90th Percentile £584 £575 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -10.68% -39.41%
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £22.35 £26.50
% change year-on-year +47.65% -15.66% -12.40%

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 1061 1192 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.50% 80.05% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 620 927
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £272 £227 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

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 23 November 2017.

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 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 Reading region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 39 (31.97%) Finance
2 28 (22.95%) PRINCE2
3 24 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.03%) Workflow
6 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
6 19 (15.57%) Oracle
6 19 (15.57%) Degree
7 17 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (12.30%) SQL
8 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.48%) ITIL
10 13 (10.66%) Unix
10 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
10 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Project
10 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
10 13 (10.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (10.66%) PMO
11 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (9.02%) Linux
12 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
12 11 (9.02%) QA
12 11 (9.02%) Defect Management
12 11 (9.02%) Sonata
12 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
12 11 (9.02%) Oracle BPM
13 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
13 10 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (8.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (8.20%) Change Management

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 10 (8.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (6.56%) Apache
2 8 (6.56%) nginx
3 6 (4.92%) SAS
3 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.28%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.28%) Maya
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (9.02%) Sonata
2 4 (3.28%) Maximo
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.64%) Primavera
3 2 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.82%) HFM
4 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.82%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.82%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Route 53
4 1 (0.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.28%) SMS
2 4 (3.28%) WLAN
3 3 (2.46%) DNS
3 3 (2.46%) Firewall
3 3 (2.46%) NAS
3 3 (2.46%) SAN
3 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.46%) VPN
4 2 (1.64%) DHCP
4 2 (1.64%) Network Security
4 2 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.82%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.82%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) IPsec
5 1 (0.82%) Junos
5 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.82%) Essbase
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.46%) JIRA
3 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.82%) TestRail
4 1 (0.82%) Visual Composer
General
1 39 (31.97%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.10%) Marketing
5 5 (4.10%) Retail
6 4 (3.28%) Billing
7 2 (1.64%) Military
7 2 (1.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) French Language
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) German Language
8 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Project Manager
2 29 (23.77%) Analyst
3 12 (9.84%) Developer
4 10 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (7.38%) Programme Manager
5 9 (7.38%) Programmer
5 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 9 (7.38%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (4.92%) Consultant
6 6 (4.92%) DevOps Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Architect
7 5 (4.10%) Automation Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Credit Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) CSS
1 10 (8.20%) HTML
2 9 (7.38%) Node.js
2 9 (7.38%) RESTful
2 9 (7.38%) Web Services
3 8 (6.56%) Ajax
3 8 (6.56%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.74%) XML
5 3 (2.46%) .NET
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.92%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.28%) Social Media
5 2 (1.64%) Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) Animation
6 1 (0.82%) Blog
6 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.82%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.66%) Unix
2 11 (9.02%) Linux
3 7 (5.74%) Windows
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) PRINCE2
2 22 (18.03%) Workflow
3 17 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.48%) ITIL
6 11 (9.02%) Defect Management
6 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
7 10 (8.20%) Change Management
7 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
7 10 (8.20%) MVC
7 10 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (7.38%) Migration
8 9 (7.38%) SDLC
9 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.74%) DevOps
9 7 (5.74%) Information Security
9 7 (5.74%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
9 7 (5.74%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.92%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.30%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.56%) Perl
3 8 (6.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.82%) C++
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) PMP
4 6 (4.92%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (4.92%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.46%) ISEB
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) CIPD
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) MCSE
7 2 (1.64%) RHCE
7 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.82%) APMP
8 1 (0.82%) CLAS
8 1 (0.82%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) PMO
2 11 (9.02%) QA
3 10 (8.20%) SLA
4 6 (4.92%) Basel II
4 6 (4.92%) IFRS
4 6 (4.92%) IFRS 9
5 4 (3.28%) GDPR
6 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Docker
2 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.82%) QRadar
2 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle
3 10 (8.20%) Remedy
3 10 (8.20%) SAP
4 5 (4.10%) Amdocs
5 4 (3.28%) Ericsson
5 4 (3.28%) Huawei
5 4 (3.28%) Nokia
6 3 (2.46%) Cisco
6 3 (2.46%) HP
6 3 (2.46%) VMware
7 2 (1.64%) Ariba
7 2 (1.64%) Cognos
7 2 (1.64%) Juniper
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.64%) Tableau
7 2 (1.64%) Workday
8 1 (0.82%) FNZ
8 1 (0.82%) Marketo
8 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds