Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 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 > Slough
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 6 17
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 24 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.06% 11.99% 7.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 15.70% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 13
Slough median daily rate £300 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.59% +13.18%
10th Percentile £208 £200 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £505
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 280 223 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 82.35% 76.37% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 147 172
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97% +3.93%
10th Percentile £207 £260 £251
90th Percentile £563 £550 £487
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Slough median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% +12.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £15.68 £14.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.70 £16.80 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.28
% change year-on-year +28.13% -7.41% -32.89%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Slough

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Slough

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Slough over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Slough

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 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 Slough region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
3 6 (25.00%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Huawei
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) C
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) SLA
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) Mandarin Language
4 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.83%) Private Cloud
4 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (20.83%) Alibaba
5 4 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.17%) RFID
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) OSS Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Private Cloud
2 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) PHP
1 5 (20.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCDP
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Alibaba
2 5 (20.83%) Huawei
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) DocuSign
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) VMware