Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 154 123 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.82% 9.62% 11.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.39% 11.50% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 75
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +8.31%
10th Percentile £190 £290 £318
90th Percentile £558 £600 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Reading median hourly rate £62.50 £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -36.36% +107.55%
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -0.83%

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 1,352 1,070 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.22% 83.72% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 649 616
Reading median daily rate £438 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £216 £270 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +48.28% -20.55% -28.53%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 52 (33.77%) Telecoms
2 50 (32.47%) PRINCE2
3 48 (31.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (22.08%) PMO
5 32 (20.78%) Microsoft
5 32 (20.78%) Project Governance
6 27 (17.53%) Matrix Management
6 27 (17.53%) Quality Management
6 27 (17.53%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 27 (17.53%) Dependency Management
6 27 (17.53%) Critical Success Factor
7 25 (16.23%) PMI Certification
8 23 (14.94%) Degree
9 20 (12.99%) ITIL
10 19 (12.34%) PMI
10 19 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (11.69%) Marketing
11 18 (11.69%) Finance
12 17 (11.04%) Oracle
13 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (9.74%) Huawei
14 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (9.74%) Matrix Organization
15 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
15 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
16 13 (8.44%) Risk Management
16 13 (8.44%) Maya
16 13 (8.44%) Value-Added Service

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 5 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (8.44%) Maya
4 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.30%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.90%) Office 365
4 3 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.30%) Trello
6 1 (0.65%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.65%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) Value-Added Service
2 5 (3.25%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.60%) Firewall
3 4 (2.60%) LTE
3 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.60%) VoIP
3 4 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.95%) DNS
4 3 (1.95%) SAN
4 3 (1.95%) VoLTE
5 2 (1.30%) Internet
5 2 (1.30%) ISDN
5 2 (1.30%) LAN
5 2 (1.30%) NAS
5 2 (1.30%) Network Security
5 2 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.30%) Skype
5 2 (1.30%) VPN
5 2 (1.30%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.90%) Power BI
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.95%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) MSI
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) Toad
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (33.77%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.69%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Marketing
3 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.19%) Retail
4 6 (3.90%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 13 (8.44%) Telecoms Manager
2 13 (8.44%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 12 (7.79%) Programme Manager
4 11 (7.14%) OSS Programme Manager
5 8 (5.19%) Marketing Manager
6 6 (3.90%) Architect
6 6 (3.90%) IT Manager
6 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (3.90%) Voice Project Manager
7 5 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.25%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.25%) Technical Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Data Architect
8 4 (2.60%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Marketing Project Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) Web Services
2 2 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) PMI
2 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.49%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.25%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.60%) RIA
6 4 (2.60%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.25%) Linux
2 3 (1.95%) Windows
3 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.47%) PRINCE2
2 48 (31.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (20.78%) Project Governance
4 27 (17.53%) Critical Success Factor
4 27 (17.53%) Dependency Management
4 27 (17.53%) Matrix Management
4 27 (17.53%) Quality Management
4 27 (17.53%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 20 (12.99%) ITIL
6 19 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (9.74%) Matrix Organization
8 13 (8.44%) Risk Management
9 11 (7.14%) Change Management
9 11 (7.14%) Decision-Making
10 10 (6.49%) CRM
10 10 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.19%) Logistics
11 8 (5.19%) Migration
12 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) SQL
2 7 (4.55%) C
3 3 (1.95%) Java
3 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.30%) Python
4 2 (1.30%) VBA
5 1 (0.65%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 25 (16.23%) PMI Certification
2 23 (14.94%) Degree
3 16 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.84%) PMP
5 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.60%) CIPD
7 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.30%) APMP
9 2 (1.30%) CCNP
9 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.65%) MBA
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (22.08%) PMO
2 5 (3.25%) GDPR
3 4 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.60%) QA
3 4 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.65%) P3O
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) SCCM
1 4 (2.60%) SCOM
2 1 (0.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.04%) Oracle
3 15 (9.74%) Huawei
4 10 (6.49%) Remedy
5 8 (5.19%) SAP
6 6 (3.90%) HP
7 5 (3.25%) VMware
8 4 (2.60%) Veeam
9 3 (1.95%) Ericsson
9 3 (1.95%) Informatica
10 1 (0.65%) BT
10 1 (0.65%) CA
10 1 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix
10 1 (0.65%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.65%) Lumension
10 1 (0.65%) McAfee
10 1 (0.65%) Samsung