Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 143 117 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.94% 9.32% 11.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.53% 11.17% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 92
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £305 £301
90th Percentile £575 £573 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
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% -15.66%
10th Percentile £48.75 £20.50 £21.13
90th Percentile £56.25 £32.30 £24.22
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.18
% change year-on-year +66.67% -0.83% +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 1,240 1,047 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.17% 83.36% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 586 690
Reading median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% -
10th Percentile £213 £271 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 43
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -28.41% -11.69%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.05 £14.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.13% -8.57% -30.00%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 48 (33.57%) Telecoms
2 36 (25.17%) PRINCE2
3 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 33 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (20.98%) Degree
5 29 (20.28%) ITIL
6 27 (18.88%) Finance
7 26 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 21 (14.69%) Marketing
9 20 (13.99%) PMI Certification
9 20 (13.99%) Data Centre
10 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (13.29%) Oracle
11 18 (12.59%) PMP
12 17 (11.89%) PMO
13 15 (10.49%) PMI
13 15 (10.49%) SQL
13 15 (10.49%) Project Planning
13 15 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.79%) Computer Science
14 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (9.79%) MS Visio
14 14 (9.79%) Management Information System
15 13 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
16 12 (8.39%) Project Governance
16 12 (8.39%) Risk Management
17 11 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 11 (7.69%) Decision-Making
17 11 (7.69%) Customer Requirements

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 7 (4.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.40%) WordPress
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.79%) MS Visio
3 11 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (4.90%) Maya
6 2 (1.40%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.10%) Sonata
3 2 (1.40%) ENOVIA
3 2 (1.40%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.10%) SaaS
4 2 (1.40%) Trello
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.70%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) LTE
2 5 (3.50%) VoLTE
2 5 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.80%) Network Security
3 4 (2.80%) VoIP
3 4 (2.80%) WAN
4 3 (2.10%) Firewall
4 3 (2.10%) SMS
4 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.10%) Value-Added Service
5 2 (1.40%) DNS
5 2 (1.40%) ISDN
5 2 (1.40%) LAN
5 2 (1.40%) SAN
5 2 (1.40%) VPN
5 2 (1.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.70%) DHCP
6 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.70%) SNMP
6 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) Power BI
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.10%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) MSI
2 1 (0.70%) Toad
2 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (33.57%) Telecoms
2 27 (18.88%) Finance
3 21 (14.69%) Marketing
4 8 (5.59%) Retail
5 6 (4.20%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (2.80%) Legal
7 3 (2.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.40%) French Language
8 2 (1.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.70%) Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.70%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (43.36%) Project Manager
2 10 (6.99%) Telecoms Manager
3 9 (6.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 9 (6.29%) Programme Manager
3 9 (6.29%) Project Engineer
4 8 (5.59%) Marketing Manager
4 8 (5.59%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 7 (4.90%) OSS Programme Manager
6 6 (4.20%) Analyst
6 6 (4.20%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Administrator
7 5 (3.50%) Architect
7 5 (3.50%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Voice Project Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) .NET
1 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.49%) PMI
4 14 (9.79%) Computer Science
4 14 (9.79%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.50%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.10%) Replication
7 3 (2.10%) RIA
7 3 (2.10%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Linux
2 3 (2.10%) Unix
2 3 (2.10%) Windows
3 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.17%) PRINCE2
2 33 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (20.28%) ITIL
4 15 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.49%) Project Planning
5 13 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 13 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (8.39%) Project Governance
6 12 (8.39%) Risk Management
7 11 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 10 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.99%) Critical Success Factor
8 10 (6.99%) CRM
8 10 (6.99%) Data Centre Operations
8 10 (6.99%) Dependency Management
8 10 (6.99%) Matrix Management
8 10 (6.99%) Quality Management
8 10 (6.99%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 10 (6.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.49%) SQL
2 8 (5.59%) C
3 4 (2.80%) Java
3 4 (2.80%) Python
3 4 (2.80%) VBA
4 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.40%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (20.98%) Degree
2 20 (13.99%) PMI Certification
3 18 (12.59%) PMP
4 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) CIPD
7 3 (2.10%) APMP
7 3 (2.10%) CCNP
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.40%) ISEB
8 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.70%) HNC
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PhD
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.89%) PMO
2 5 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.80%) GDPR
3 4 (2.80%) SLA
4 2 (1.40%) P3O
4 2 (1.40%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Firmware
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) SCCM
1 4 (2.80%) SCOM
2 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.29%) Oracle
3 9 (6.29%) Remedy
4 8 (5.59%) Huawei
5 6 (4.20%) SAP
6 5 (3.50%) Ericsson
6 5 (3.50%) HP
6 5 (3.50%) VMware
7 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.80%) Veeam
8 3 (2.10%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.10%) FNZ
8 3 (2.10%) Informatica
8 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.40%) BT
10 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco
10 1 (0.70%) Citrix
10 1 (0.70%) Juniper
10 1 (0.70%) McAfee