Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 143 138 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.40% 10.70% 12.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 12.59% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 89 69
Reading median daily rate £460 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% - -
10th Percentile £226 £265 £278
90th Percentile £550 £575 £595
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Reading median hourly rate £31.50 - £55.00
10th Percentile £16.25 - £53.25
90th Percentile £63.75 - £56.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.56 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -61.11% +33.33% +33.33%

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 1,313 1,096 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.32% 84.96% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 674 566
Reading median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 40
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £17.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.58% -7.51% -35.13%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £49.25 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +18.64% -4.84% -13.89%

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 19 April 2019.

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

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Reading over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 52 (36.36%) Telecoms
1 52 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 44 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (25.17%) PMI Certification
5 32 (22.38%) PMO
6 30 (20.98%) Project Governance
7 28 (19.58%) Dependency Management
7 28 (19.58%) Critical Success Factor
8 27 (18.88%) PMI
8 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 26 (18.18%) Quality Management
10 25 (17.48%) Matrix Management
10 25 (17.48%) Work Breakdown Structure
11 22 (15.38%) Finance
12 20 (13.99%) ITIL
12 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
12 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
12 20 (13.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
14 17 (11.89%) Change Management
15 14 (9.79%) PMP
15 14 (9.79%) Remedy
15 14 (9.79%) Huawei
16 13 (9.09%) Degree
16 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
17 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Project
18 11 (7.69%) Migration
18 11 (7.69%) Office 365
18 11 (7.69%) Problem-Solving

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 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.90%) Maya
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.40%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.70%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.70%) Primavera
3 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Office 365
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.50%) SaaS
4 3 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.70%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.70%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) Value-Added Service
2 9 (6.29%) 2G
2 9 (6.29%) 3G
2 9 (6.29%) 4G
3 7 (4.90%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (3.50%) Firewall
5 4 (2.80%) 5G
5 4 (2.80%) DNS
5 4 (2.80%) Internet
5 4 (2.80%) Skype
5 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.10%) NAS
6 3 (2.10%) Network Security
6 3 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (2.10%) SAN
6 3 (2.10%) VPN
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.40%) HSRP
7 2 (1.40%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.80%) Big Data
2 1 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.70%) Hudson
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 52 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 22 (15.38%) Finance
3 9 (6.29%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (48.25%) Project Manager
2 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 9 (6.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (4.90%) Architect
3 7 (4.90%) Data Centre Manager
3 7 (4.90%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 6 (4.20%) Analyst
4 6 (4.20%) Consultant
4 6 (4.20%) Data Manager
4 6 (4.20%) IT Manager
5 5 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (3.50%) Programme Manager
5 5 (3.50%) Senior Manager
5 5 (3.50%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (2.80%) OSS Programme Manager
6 4 (2.80%) SAP Manager
6 4 (2.80%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) Web Services
2 2 (1.40%) CSS
3 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) PMI
2 9 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.10%) CMDB
5 3 (2.10%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.10%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.10%) Replication
5 3 (2.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.70%) RIA
7 1 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Linux
1 4 (2.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.40%) Unix
2 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 44 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.98%) Project Governance
5 28 (19.58%) Critical Success Factor
5 28 (19.58%) Dependency Management
6 26 (18.18%) Quality Management
7 25 (17.48%) Matrix Management
7 25 (17.48%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 20 (13.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (13.99%) ITIL
9 17 (11.89%) Change Management
10 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 11 (7.69%) Migration
11 11 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (6.99%) DevOps
12 10 (6.99%) Scrum
12 10 (6.99%) Service Management
13 9 (6.29%) ITIL V3
14 8 (5.59%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) C
2 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.70%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) Java 8
3 1 (0.70%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 36 (25.17%) PMI Certification
2 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
4 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
5 14 (9.79%) PMP
6 13 (9.09%) Degree
7 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.10%) CCNA
10 3 (2.10%) CCNP
11 2 (1.40%) APMP
11 2 (1.40%) CCIE
11 2 (1.40%) ISEB
11 2 (1.40%) MCP
11 2 (1.40%) MCSE
11 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.38%) PMO
2 6 (4.20%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) GDPR
3 2 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.79%) Huawei
2 14 (9.79%) Remedy
3 6 (4.20%) Cisco
4 5 (3.50%) SAP
5 4 (2.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.40%) Citrix
6 2 (1.40%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.40%) F5
6 2 (1.40%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.40%) Juniper
6 2 (1.40%) McAfee
6 2 (1.40%) Nokia
7 1 (0.70%) Apple
7 1 (0.70%) FireEye
7 1 (0.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.70%) Workday
7 1 (0.70%) Zscaler