Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £416 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 33 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.78% 8.74% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.22% 9.43% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 16
Slough median daily rate £416 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £350 £265 £250
90th Percentile £506 £525 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.00 £28.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year +34.95% +65.14% -48.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 294 265 296
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 92.66% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 186 194
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £140 £213 £225
90th Percentile £538 £539 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.13 £11.13 £10.90
90th Percentile £20.50 £17.50 £21.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -34.88%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

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 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (12.12%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (12.12%) Retail
6 4 (12.12%) SAP
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Economy
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
8 2 (6.06%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
8 2 (6.06%) Record to Report
8 2 (6.06%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (6.06%) PMO
8 2 (6.06%) Network Virtualisation

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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
1 2 (6.06%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Economy
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) German Language
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.06%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Record to Report
8 2 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (3.03%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Ariba
3 1 (3.03%) Cadence
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) DocuSign
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) Ivanti
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow