The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 52 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 1.06% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.15% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Average daily rate
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£675 £606 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +34.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £800 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%
Programme Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
688 607 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.86% 91.97% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 382 349
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 24
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) MS Project
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie
7 1 (7.69%) Puppet
7 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
7 1 (7.69%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
7 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (7.69%) PVCS
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.69%) BMC
7 1 (7.69%) CA
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PVCS
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) BMC
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie