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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 3 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 55 107 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.58% 12.37% 8.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.09% 15.44% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 35
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £261 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.04% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.28%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 693 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.27% 80.12% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 412 321
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 37
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 47 (33.81%) PRINCE2
2 46 (33.09%) ITIL
2 46 (33.09%) Microsoft
3 40 (28.78%) Telecoms
4 34 (24.46%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (20.14%) Finance
6 27 (19.42%) ITIL V3
7 26 (18.71%) Remedy
7 26 (18.71%) Degree
8 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (17.99%) Management Information System
9 19 (13.67%) Risk Management
10 18 (12.95%) Service Delivery
10 18 (12.95%) LTE
10 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
12 16 (11.51%) PMI Certification
12 16 (11.51%) PMO
13 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
14 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (8.63%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.91%) VoLTE
15 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (7.91%) Retail
16 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
16 10 (7.19%) PMP
16 10 (7.19%) Ericsson
16 10 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (7.19%) Coaching
16 10 (7.19%) Numerate Degree

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 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.32%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (24.46%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (5.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (5.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.72%) Maya
6 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Eloqua
1 4 (2.88%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.44%) Maximo
2 2 (1.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (2.16%) Office 365
4 2 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.44%) IaaS
4 2 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 2 (1.44%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.44%) Yammer
5 1 (0.72%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) LTE
2 11 (7.91%) VoLTE
3 10 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.32%) 3G
4 6 (4.32%) 4G
5 5 (3.60%) GSM
5 5 (3.60%) HSPA
5 5 (3.60%) MGW
5 5 (3.60%) WCDMA
6 3 (2.16%) VPN
6 3 (2.16%) WAN
7 2 (1.44%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (1.44%) MVNO
7 2 (1.44%) Network Security
7 2 (1.44%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.44%) SMS
7 2 (1.44%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) Big Data
3 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Android Studio
1 5 (3.60%) Xcode
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) JUnit
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (28.78%) Telecoms
2 28 (20.14%) Finance
3 11 (7.91%) Retail
4 9 (6.47%) Banking
4 9 (6.47%) Marketing
5 8 (5.76%) Publishing
6 7 (5.04%) Billing
6 7 (5.04%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.60%) Digital Economy
8 3 (2.16%) Back Office
8 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.44%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.44%) French Language
9 2 (1.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.72%) Front Office
10 1 (0.72%) Games
10 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.72%) Legal
10 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (35.97%) Project Manager
2 10 (7.19%) Analyst
2 10 (7.19%) Architect
2 10 (7.19%) Voice Project Manager
3 8 (5.76%) Engagement Manager
4 7 (5.04%) Consultant
4 7 (5.04%) Senior Manager
4 7 (5.04%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (4.32%) SAP Manager
5 6 (4.32%) Security Manager
6 5 (3.60%) IT Manager
6 5 (3.60%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (3.60%) Test Analyst
7 4 (2.88%) Coordinator
7 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (2.88%) Information Manager
7 4 (2.88%) Management Consultant
7 4 (2.88%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.88%) Service Management Consultant
7 4 (2.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) Web Services
2 3 (2.16%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.72%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.72%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.72%) OpenID
3 1 (0.72%) OpenRasta
3 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.47%) PMI
4 6 (4.32%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.88%) RIA
5 4 (2.88%) Social Media
5 4 (2.88%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.44%) Blog
6 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.60%) Android
2 3 (2.16%) Windows
3 2 (1.44%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.81%) PRINCE2
2 46 (33.09%) ITIL
3 27 (19.42%) ITIL V3
4 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.67%) Risk Management
6 18 (12.95%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.63%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.19%) Coaching
9 9 (6.47%) Information Security
9 9 (6.47%) Six Sigma
10 8 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.76%) CMMI
10 8 (5.76%) Presales
10 8 (5.76%) Service Management
11 7 (5.04%) Change Management
11 7 (5.04%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.04%) SOA
11 7 (5.04%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.32%) Data Modelling
12 6 (4.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.76%) Java
2 5 (3.60%) Apple Swift
2 5 (3.60%) Objective-C
3 3 (2.16%) C
4 1 (0.72%) C#
4 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Degree
2 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.51%) PMI Certification
4 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.19%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (7.19%) PMP
6 4 (2.88%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.44%) APMP
8 2 (1.44%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.72%) ECDL
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.51%) PMO
2 7 (5.04%) QA
3 6 (4.32%) Basel II
3 6 (4.32%) IFRS
3 6 (4.32%) IFRS 9
4 5 (3.60%) COBIT
4 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (2.88%) GDPR
6 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 46 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.71%) Remedy
3 10 (7.19%) Ericsson
4 8 (5.76%) SAP
5 5 (3.60%) Apple
6 4 (2.88%) Ariba
6 4 (2.88%) Concur
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco
7 3 (2.16%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.44%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.44%) Huawei
8 2 (1.44%) hybris
8 2 (1.44%) IBM
8 2 (1.44%) Lancope
8 2 (1.44%) Nokia
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle
8 2 (1.44%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.44%) Samsung
9 1 (0.72%) Logi
9 1 (0.72%) Workday
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