Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 26 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.87% 5.36% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.35% 5.76% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 44
Slough median daily rate £425 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £326 £370 £175
90th Percentile £525 £575 £564
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -15.29% -15.00% +17.65%

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 278 295 455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 93.06% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 193 310
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £560 £486 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.88 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

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 23 November 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 November 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 19 (73.08%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
3 9 (34.62%) PMP
4 8 (30.77%) PMI Certification
4 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
6 6 (23.08%) GxP
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Legal
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Life Science
7 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) LIMS
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) LabWare
9 3 (11.54%) PMO
9 3 (11.54%) TrackWise
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (7.69%) ETL
10 2 (7.69%) CIMA
10 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
10 2 (7.69%) HFM
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.85%) Documentum
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) TrackWise
2 2 (7.69%) HFM
2 2 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Essbase
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Life Science
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) LIMS
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
3 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Earned Value Management
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) PMP
2 8 (30.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ACCA
3 2 (7.69%) CIMA
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) GxP
2 3 (11.54%) PMO
3 2 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (3.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) LabWare
2 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) DocuSign
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Nokia
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com