Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 11 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.68% 8.62% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.54% 9.12% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 11
Slough median daily rate £363 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £301 £370
90th Percentile £500 £525 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.39% -15.29% -15.00%

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 327 274 292
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 94.48% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 186 192
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £150 £213 £206
90th Percentile £550 £559 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
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 £13.47 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.40 £17.50 £39.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +34.48% - -32.71%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 15 (36.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (34.15%) Project Management
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) SDLC
6 6 (14.63%) Finance
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.20%) Analytics
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (12.20%) Commercial Awareness
7 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.76%) People Management
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (9.76%) Process Management
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) Firewall
9 3 (7.32%) Online Security
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Internet
9 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) GDPR
10 2 (4.88%) Decision-Making
10 2 (4.88%) 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) QlikView
1 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (34.15%) Project Management
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) SDLC
5 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.20%) Analytics
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Commercial Awareness
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (9.76%) People Management
7 4 (9.76%) Process Management
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Online Security
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) Decision-Making
9 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) DocuSign
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow