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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 64 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 7 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.45% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.50% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £435 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -24.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £403 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £467 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £77.50 £92.50
% change year-on-year
-41.93% -16.21%
Programme Manager
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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
815 1004 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.06% 91.02% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 527 373
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -13.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (7.69%) QMS
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) QMS
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP