The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 53 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 11 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.24% 1.43% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.56% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £493 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% +51.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £430 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £581 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £534 £525 £521
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
Programme Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
820 835 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.76% 92.06% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 567 348
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Programme Management
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Dependency Management
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) Product Management
8 3 (11.54%) Change Control
9 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) JIRA
9 2 (7.69%) QA
9 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
9 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
9 2 (7.69%) ISEB
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle
9 2 (7.69%) SAP
9 2 (7.69%) Service Management
9 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Retail

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Programme Management
1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Dependency Management
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Product Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) System Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) ERP
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) EMC