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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 5 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 84 84 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.56% 8.33% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.64% 10.80% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 35
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £252 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -21.42% +25.56%  

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 537 778 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.18% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 418 401
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 11
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Reading

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 80 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 79 (45.14%) PRINCE2
3 76 (43.43%) Telecoms
4 74 (42.29%) ITIL
5 69 (39.43%) MS Excel
6 56 (32.00%) MS Project
7 53 (30.29%) ITIL V3
8 49 (28.00%) Remedy
9 47 (26.86%) Management Information System
10 41 (23.43%) LTE
11 36 (20.57%) Finance
12 35 (20.00%) VoLTE
13 34 (19.43%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (19.43%) Ericsson
14 25 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (13.14%) Degree
16 21 (12.00%) PMP
17 20 (11.43%) Service Delivery
17 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (10.86%) PMI Certification
19 17 (9.71%) Change Management
19 17 (9.71%) Service Management
20 16 (9.14%) Mentoring
21 14 (8.00%) QA
22 13 (7.43%) MS Office
22 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
23 11 (6.29%) Windows
23 11 (6.29%) Migration
23 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
24 10 (5.71%) Data Centre

Project Management
Top Related 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 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 69 (39.43%) MS Excel
2 56 (32.00%) MS Project
3 13 (7.43%) MS Office
4 6 (3.43%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.86%) Maya
6 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.71%) Sonata
3 2 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.57%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.57%) HFM
4 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.57%) Maximo
4 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.43%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.14%) SoftLayer
3 2 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.43%) LTE
2 35 (20.00%) VoLTE
3 34 (19.43%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.57%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.86%) DNS
5 5 (2.86%) GSM
5 5 (2.86%) HSPA
5 5 (2.86%) HTTP
5 5 (2.86%) LAN
5 5 (2.86%) MGW
5 5 (2.86%) SMTP
5 5 (2.86%) VoIP
5 5 (2.86%) WCDMA
6 4 (2.29%) 3G
6 4 (2.29%) 4G
6 4 (2.29%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.29%) WAN
7 3 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) Big Data
3 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) Essbase
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Android Studio
1 5 (2.86%) Xcode
2 4 (2.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.71%) JUnit
3 3 (1.71%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) Bower
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) Grunt
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.57%) MSI
5 1 (0.57%) NUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 76 (43.43%) Telecoms
2 36 (20.57%) Finance
3 7 (4.00%) Marketing
4 6 (3.43%) Retail
5 5 (2.86%) Billing
5 5 (2.86%) Publishing
6 3 (1.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (43.43%) Project Manager
2 34 (19.43%) Voice Project Manager
3 11 (6.29%) Network Manager
3 11 (6.29%) Telecoms Manager
4 10 (5.71%) Analyst
4 10 (5.71%) Core Network Project Manager
4 10 (5.71%) Network Project Manager
5 9 (5.14%) Consultant
6 8 (4.57%) Architect
7 7 (4.00%) Administrator
7 7 (4.00%) Project Administrator
7 7 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 6 (3.43%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.43%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.43%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (2.86%) Change Manager
9 5 (2.86%) Data Centre Manager
9 5 (2.86%) Engagement Manager
9 5 (2.86%) SAP Manager
9 5 (2.86%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) Web Services
2 5 (2.86%) .NET
3 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.71%) Entity Framework
3 3 (1.71%) REST
4 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.14%) CSS
4 2 (1.14%) CSS3
4 2 (1.14%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.14%) HTML
4 2 (1.14%) HTML5
4 2 (1.14%) jQuery
4 2 (1.14%) LINQ
4 2 (1.14%) Node.js
4 2 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.14%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.57%) OpenID
5 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.86%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.00%) CMDB
4 7 (4.00%) PMI
4 7 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.71%) RIA
7 3 (1.71%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.57%) FMCG
9 1 (0.57%) Handset
9 1 (0.57%) IVR
9 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.29%) Windows
2 6 (3.43%) Linux
3 5 (2.86%) Android
4 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.71%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Unix
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (45.14%) PRINCE2
2 74 (42.29%) ITIL
3 53 (30.29%) ITIL V3
4 25 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 17 (9.71%) Change Management
6 17 (9.71%) Service Management
7 16 (9.14%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.29%) Migration
9 10 (5.71%) Coaching
9 10 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.71%) Six Sigma
10 9 (5.14%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.14%) Time Management
11 8 (4.57%) ITSM
11 8 (4.57%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.57%) Service Design
12 7 (4.00%) Presales
12 7 (4.00%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.71%) Java
2 8 (4.57%) C
3 5 (2.86%) Apple Swift
3 5 (2.86%) Objective-C
4 4 (2.29%) SQL
5 3 (1.71%) C#
6 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (13.14%) Degree
2 21 (12.00%) PMP
3 19 (10.86%) PMI Certification
4 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) ECDL
6 6 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.14%) APMP
8 2 (1.14%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.57%) APMG
9 1 (0.57%) CCA
9 1 (0.57%) CCIE
9 1 (0.57%) CCNA
9 1 (0.57%) CCNP
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) QA
2 10 (5.71%) PMO
3 9 (5.14%) SLA
4 6 (3.43%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.86%) COBIT
5 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.71%) OPNET
3 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 80 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 49 (28.00%) Remedy
3 34 (19.43%) Ericsson
4 8 (4.57%) Cisco
5 7 (4.00%) Oracle
6 6 (3.43%) SAP
7 5 (2.86%) Apple
7 5 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.29%) Ariba
8 4 (2.29%) Citrix
8 4 (2.29%) VMware
9 3 (1.71%) Arista
9 3 (1.71%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.71%) Concur
9 3 (1.71%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.71%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.14%) Lancope
10 2 (1.14%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.14%) Samsung
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