The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 22 7
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.63% 3.70% 9.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 3.87% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 22
Median daily rate £431 £500 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +18.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 155 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 89.93% 95.68% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 107 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Slough

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Slough

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Slough over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Slough

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Slough

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 16 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Presales
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) PMP
5 4 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) ISEB
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.50%) Legal
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (12.50%) Service Design
6 3 (12.50%) PMO
6 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Use Case
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (8.33%) APMP

Project Manager Skill Set
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%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (4.17%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Life Science
1 2 (8.33%) LIMS
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 16 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Presales
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Design
6 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (16.67%) PMP
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.33%) APMP
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) GxP
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) LabWare
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) Siebel