The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 58 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 1.36% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.83% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £374 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
- +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.88% -36.36%
Programme Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 602 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.99% 74.23% 67.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 408 244
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £25.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -42.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management.

1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Electronics
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
6 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Puppet
6 1 (6.25%) Office 365
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Programme Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 4 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Business Change Programme Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Change Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Change Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Vendor Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Report Writer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-business
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) Kronos
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat