The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 76 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 49 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.89% 1.14% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.55% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 13
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£388 £465 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +43.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £560 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £77.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-29.03% -29.54%
Programme Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1795 1933 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.28% 73.47% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 978 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £126.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Management across the Berkshire region.

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Berkshire region.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 20 £325 -31.57% 3
Newbury +7 8 £350 -
Bracknell +3 2 £383 +6.99%
Maidenhead +3 1 - - 2
Programme Management
South East

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management.

1 39 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 37 (41.11%) PRINCE2
3 36 (40.00%) Project Management
4 33 (36.67%) Finance
5 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
6 19 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (20.00%) SAP
8 17 (18.89%) MS Project
9 16 (17.78%) Marketing
10 15 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 15 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (16.67%) DTV
10 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
10 15 (16.67%) Electronics
11 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (13.33%) ITIL
13 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
15 9 (10.00%) PMI Certification
15 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (8.89%) Service Management
16 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (7.78%) Degree
17 7 (7.78%) Migration
17 7 (7.78%) MS Office
18 6 (6.67%) SOA
18 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (6.67%) PMP
18 6 (6.67%) Risk Management

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.89%) MS Project
3 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (7.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.11%) 2G
2 1 (1.11%) IPsec
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) DHCP
2 1 (1.11%) VPN
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) 3G
2 1 (1.11%) ISUP
2 1 (1.11%) INAP
2 1 (1.11%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) QlikView
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 33 (36.67%) Finance
3 16 (17.78%) Marketing
4 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 15 (16.67%) Electronics
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 4 (4.44%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Project Manager
2 19 (21.11%) Programme Manager
3 16 (17.78%) Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Coordinator
5 8 (8.89%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Project Office Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Project Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Change Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Remedy Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Junior
10 2 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) J2EE
2 2 (2.22%) SOAP
2 2 (2.22%) RESTful
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5
3 1 (1.11%) CSS3
3 1 (1.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.11%) Sass
3 1 (1.11%) LESS
3 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) DTV
2 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) CMDB
4 3 (3.33%) PMI
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Life Science
5 2 (2.22%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Informatics
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Linux
1 2 (2.22%) Android
1 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) PRINCE2
2 36 (40.00%) Project Management
3 19 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (13.33%) ITIL
6 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.89%) Service Management
7 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.78%) Migration
9 6 (6.67%) SOA
9 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.67%) Change Management
9 6 (6.67%) Operations Management
9 6 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 6 (6.67%) Change Control
10 4 (4.44%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.44%) CRM
10 4 (4.44%) TDD
10 4 (4.44%) ITSM
10 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (2.22%) Groovy
3 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.67%) PMP
4 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.33%) CISM
5 3 (3.33%) ISEB
5 3 (3.33%) CISSP
6 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.22%) MAPM
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.33%) QA
1 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) P3O
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) SAP
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) Remedy
3 4 (4.44%) BMC
4 1 (1.11%) F5
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Cognos
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com