The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 66 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 34 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.86% 1.67% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.07% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 30
Median daily rate £394 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +12.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £322 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £733 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.33 £55.00
% change year-on-year -8.09% -13.94%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1476 1978 2168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.57% 80.54% 74.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1030 1121
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 53
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £85.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Berkshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Berkshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Berkshire

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Berkshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 11 £394 -7.35% 2
Maidenhead - 6 - - 2
Slough +5 4 £340 -15.00% 2
Wokingham +1 1 - -
Bracknell -13 1 £825 +140.87%
Newbury - 1 £375 - 2
Programme Management
South East

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 52 (65.00%) Finance
2 45 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 30 (37.50%) Marketing
4 27 (33.75%) Project Management
5 26 (32.50%) SAP
6 25 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
8 23 (28.75%) Electronics
8 23 (28.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 23 (28.75%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (28.75%) PMO
9 20 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 15 (18.75%) Degree
11 14 (17.50%) Change Management
12 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
13 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (15.00%) PMI Certification
14 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.75%) Retail
14 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
14 11 (13.75%) Coaching
15 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.25%) Internet
16 9 (11.25%) MS Project
16 9 (11.25%) APMP
17 8 (10.00%) Data Architecture
17 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (10.00%) CRM

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Project
3 5 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.00%) MS Office
5 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (28.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.50%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) Maximo
3 1 (1.25%) Primavera
3 1 (1.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) FTP
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.75%) LAN
2 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.50%) SSH
3 2 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) Telnet
3 2 (2.50%) Wireless
3 2 (2.50%) WLAN
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.50%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.25%) Power BI
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
2 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 52 (65.00%) Finance
2 45 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 30 (37.50%) Marketing
4 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 23 (28.75%) Electronics
6 11 (13.75%) Retail
7 6 (7.50%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (7.50%) Spanish Language
8 2 (2.50%) Banking
8 2 (2.50%) Billing
8 2 (2.50%) Legal
9 1 (1.25%) French Language
9 1 (1.25%) German Language
9 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Programme Manager
2 10 (12.50%) Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Performance Manager
3 8 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Business Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Marketing Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Architect
5 4 (5.00%) Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (5.00%) PMO Lead
5 4 (5.00%) Process Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Integration Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) CSS
1 4 (5.00%) HTML
1 4 (5.00%) LAMP
2 3 (3.75%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) Kafka
3 1 (1.25%) REST
3 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) PMI
3 3 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Project Management
2 25 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (28.75%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.50%) Change Management
6 13 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 11 (13.75%) Coaching
8 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.00%) CRM
9 8 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 8 (10.00%) DevOps
10 7 (8.75%) Analytics
10 7 (8.75%) Business Transformation
10 7 (8.75%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (8.75%) Migration
10 7 (8.75%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 5 (6.25%) Java
1 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (6.25%) PHP
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) Python
3 2 (2.50%) C
4 1 (1.25%) Go
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) Ruby
4 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 9 (11.25%) APMP
4 7 (8.75%) PMP
4 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.50%) MBA
6 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) PgMP
8 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.50%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.25%) CCA
9 1 (1.25%) CCIE
9 1 (1.25%) CCNP
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.25%) CISM
9 1 (1.25%) CISSP
9 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.75%) PMO
2 8 (10.00%) P3O
3 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.75%) QA
5 1 (1.25%) GDPR
5 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) NFS
2 2 (2.50%) Samba
2 2 (2.50%) Squid
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) HDFS
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) SAP
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) HP
3 8 (10.00%) IBM
4 6 (7.50%) Google
5 5 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco
6 3 (3.75%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (2.50%) Avaya
7 2 (2.50%) EMC
7 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) Ariba
8 1 (1.25%) Cadence
8 1 (1.25%) Concur
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle
8 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.25%) PTC
8 1 (1.25%) Teradata
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