Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 155 122 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.49% 9.61% 10.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.28% 11.78% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 74 98
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £307 £253
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £21.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -6.04% -
10th Percentile £48.75 £20.50 £21.13
90th Percentile £56.25 £32.30 £24.22
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +70.24% +9.09% -8.33%

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 1,262 1,036 1,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.39% 81.64% 80.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 532 801
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £223 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 36
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -24.99% -5.20%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.38 £53.75 £38.52
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +46.67% -9.09% -26.67%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 39 (25.16%) Finance
2 36 (23.23%) PRINCE2
3 35 (22.58%) Telecoms
4 33 (21.29%) Microsoft
4 33 (21.29%) Degree
5 32 (20.65%) PMI Certification
5 32 (20.65%) Oracle
6 28 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (16.13%) ITIL
8 25 (16.13%) PMP
9 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
10 22 (14.19%) SQL
10 22 (14.19%) PMI
11 21 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (13.55%) Project Planning
11 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
12 17 (10.97%) Computer Science
12 17 (10.97%) Marketing
13 16 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (9.68%) Migration
14 15 (9.68%) Workflow
15 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
15 13 (8.39%) MS Visio
15 13 (8.39%) Decision-Making
15 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
16 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (7.74%) Customer Requirements
16 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence

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 (5.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.58%) CMS
3 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.94%) WordPress
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.39%) MS Visio
3 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.29%) CATIA
6 2 (1.29%) Maya
7 1 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Eloqua
1 8 (5.16%) Sonata
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.58%) Infor M3
4 2 (1.29%) ENOVIA
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Primavera
4 2 (1.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.65%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.23%) SaaS
4 3 (1.94%) Office 365
5 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.29%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.65%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) VoIP
1 6 (3.87%) WAN
2 5 (3.23%) VPN
3 4 (2.58%) Firewall
3 4 (2.58%) IP Telephony
3 4 (2.58%) LTE
3 4 (2.58%) Network Security
3 4 (2.58%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.94%) Internet
4 3 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.94%) SMS
4 3 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (1.94%) VoLTE
4 3 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.29%) Intranet
5 2 (1.29%) ISDN
5 2 (1.29%) LAN
5 2 (1.29%) Wireless
6 1 (0.65%) CTI
6 1 (0.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.45%) Power BI
2 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.94%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Mahout
5 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.65%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.65%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (25.16%) Finance
2 35 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.97%) Marketing
4 8 (5.16%) Legal
5 5 (3.23%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Billing
6 2 (1.29%) French Language
6 2 (1.29%) German Language
6 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (45.16%) Project Manager
2 11 (7.10%) IT Manager
3 10 (6.45%) Data Centre Engineer
3 10 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (6.45%) Project Engineer
4 9 (5.81%) Analyst
4 9 (5.81%) Architect
5 8 (5.16%) Senior Manager
5 8 (5.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (4.52%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.52%) Consultant
6 7 (4.52%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.23%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (3.23%) Sales Manager
7 5 (3.23%) Security Manager
7 5 (3.23%) Security Project Manager
7 5 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.23%) Telecoms Manager
8 4 (2.58%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) .NET
1 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
1 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.65%) IDoc
2 1 (0.65%) Mason
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.19%) PMI
3 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
4 17 (10.97%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.23%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.58%) Replication
7 4 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.58%) User Experience
8 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.94%) VLE
9 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.29%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.29%) Social Media
10 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.16%) Unix
2 4 (2.58%) Linux
3 2 (1.29%) Windows
3 2 (1.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.23%) PRINCE2
2 28 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (16.13%) ITIL
4 21 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.55%) Project Planning
5 16 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (9.68%) Migration
6 15 (9.68%) Workflow
7 13 (8.39%) Decision-Making
8 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.74%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (7.10%) CRM
9 11 (7.10%) Data Analysis
9 11 (7.10%) Data Centre Operations
10 10 (6.45%) Customer-Centricity
11 8 (5.16%) Change Control
11 8 (5.16%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.52%) Change Management
12 7 (4.52%) ERP
12 7 (4.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.19%) SQL
2 9 (5.81%) C
3 6 (3.87%) Java
3 6 (3.87%) Python
4 4 (2.58%) C#
4 4 (2.58%) VBA
5 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) ABAP
6 1 (0.65%) F#
6 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (21.29%) Degree
2 32 (20.65%) PMI Certification
3 25 (16.13%) PMP
4 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.10%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.58%) ISEB
6 4 (2.58%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.94%) CISA
7 3 (1.94%) CISM
7 3 (1.94%) CISSP
7 3 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.29%) APMP
8 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) PMO
2 6 (3.87%) GDPR
3 5 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.23%) QA
4 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.58%) SLA
5 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.29%) P3O
7 1 (0.65%) COBIT
7 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (2.58%) SCCM
1 4 (2.58%) SCOM
2 3 (1.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.65%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) FNZ
4 7 (4.52%) Remedy
5 6 (3.87%) AppDynamics
5 6 (3.87%) Cisco
5 6 (3.87%) HP
5 6 (3.87%) SAP
6 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.58%) Informatica
7 4 (2.58%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.58%) Veeam
7 4 (2.58%) VMware
8 3 (1.94%) Capita
8 3 (1.94%) Ericsson
8 3 (1.94%) Huawei
9 2 (1.29%) BT
9 2 (1.29%) Juniper
9 2 (1.29%) Mirantis
10 1 (0.65%) Extreme Networks