The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 9 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.57% 8.26% 9.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% 8.61% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 28
Median daily rate £400 £418 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +7.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

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 133 209 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 95.00% 95.87% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 120 151
Median daily rate £418 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Slough

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Presales
4 4 (20.00%) PMO
5 3 (15.00%) Service Design
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Billing
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) MS Project

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.00%) Documentum
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Signage
2 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Presales
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Design
5 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (10.00%) PMP
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Genesys
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Siebel