The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 54 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 19 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 1.94% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.73% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 12
Average daily rate £338 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £401 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.40 £29.13 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+59.31% +33.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Programme Management
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
4 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) MS Project
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
6 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) B2B
8 1 (4.35%) ISEB
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) XML

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Director
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Finance Systems Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
3 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Logistics
4 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO