The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Programme Manager
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 112 113
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 24 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.26% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.73% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
Median daily rate £550 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £386 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £705 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £534
% change year-on-year - +3.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.52 £55.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year -46.33% -1.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1762 2333 2618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 92.49% 93.47% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 1230 1368
Median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 63 87
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Berkshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Berkshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Berkshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in Berkshire

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +21 9 £400 -27.27% 1
Bracknell - 4 £644 -
Slough - 1 £800 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Programme Manager
South East

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Programme Management
3 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.23%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Service Management
5 7 (13.46%) PMO
6 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
6 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
6 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
7 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Maximo
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) EAM
8 4 (7.69%) SAP
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.69%) Degree
9 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.77%) WFM

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Maximo
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.92%) LTE
2 1 (1.92%) PPP
2 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Billing
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.77%) PMI
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Programme Management
2 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 10 (19.23%) Project Management
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) EAM
7 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.77%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) PMP
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.85%) PgMP
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCA
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) IFRS
2 1 (1.92%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco
1 4 (7.69%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Ariba
4 1 (1.92%) Concur
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