The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 68 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 9 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 1.74% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.36% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £55.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-30.45% +78.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
649 762 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.98% 73.69% 71.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 386 256
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.55 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
4 5 (17.86%) MS Office
4 5 (17.86%) SAP
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (10.71%) DTV
6 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.71%) Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) Electronics
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Life Science
7 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Management

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
1 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) 2G
1 1 (3.57%) GGSN
1 1 (3.57%) SGSN
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Procurement Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Incident Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) DTV
3 2 (7.14%) Life Science
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Change Control
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Ariba
3 1 (3.57%) BMC
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy