Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £535 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 15 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.17% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.89% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Reading median daily rate £535 £445 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.22% -30.20% +37.84%
10th Percentile £413 £370 £515
90th Percentile £699 £1,036 £720
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £501
% change year-on-year - +4.74% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £25.54

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1201 1346 1820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 90.40% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 1083
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £220
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 78 129
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Reading

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Reading

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Reading region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) PMP
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Business Development
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Maya
5 4 (26.67%) Amdocs
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
5 4 (26.67%) Nokia
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Remedy
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (26.67%) PMO
6 2 (13.33%) GDPR
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Finance

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maya
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Business Development
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PMP
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CIPD
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
2 2 (13.33%) GDPR
3 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Amdocs
1 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Nokia
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Trillium