Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 83 94
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 22 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.82% 0.85% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.92% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 8
Reading median daily rate £563 £400 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -36.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £438 £373 £401
90th Percentile £738 £1,050 £779
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £469 £550
% change year-on-year +28.00% -14.77% +7.32%
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 1,138 1,301 1,892
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 91.81% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 669 1,097
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 82 122
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -46.23% +47.22%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.59 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -23.68% +11.54%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (22.73%) PMP
4 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Ericsson
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Maya
5 4 (18.18%) Amdocs
5 4 (18.18%) IVR
5 4 (18.18%) Nokia
5 4 (18.18%) Remedy
5 4 (18.18%) Product Management
5 4 (18.18%) QA
5 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Business Development
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
5 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) PMO

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 (18.18%) Maya
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) IVR
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 4 (18.18%) Business Development
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Product Management
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Proactive Management
5 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Governance
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
1 5 (22.73%) PMP
1 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CIPD
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PMO
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Amdocs
1 4 (18.18%) Ericsson
1 4 (18.18%) Nokia
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy
2 3 (13.64%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) SAP