Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £448 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 75 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 11 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 1.04% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.13% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Reading median daily rate £448 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.64% - -10.20%
10th Percentile £301 £341 £373
90th Percentile £584 £704 £838
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £535 £475
% change year-on-year -6.54% +12.63% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,322 1,152 1,475
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.64% 92.09% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 644 849
Reading median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 65 66
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -4.62% -24.59%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.60 £47.50 £26.78
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -35.03%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (9.09%) PMI
6 1 (9.09%) PMP
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) COBIT
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) VLE
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PgMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP