The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 72 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.68% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.76% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Average daily rate
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- £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £540 £525
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
857 785 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.59% 88.70% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 354 363
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.07 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.13 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) PMP
2 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (25.00%) Nokia
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Maya
4 3 (25.00%) Amdocs
4 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Huawei
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Maya
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (8.33%) MVNO
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Business Development
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PMP
1 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
2 3 (25.00%) Amdocs
2 3 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft