The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 76 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.21% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
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£475 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £539 £555
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £45.75 -
% change year-on-year
+21.31% -
Programme Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1143 960 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.69% 92.13% 90.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 493 315
Average daily rate £365 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 85
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 7 £500 +81.81% 1
High Wycombe -3 1 £625 +92.30%
Amersham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Programme Manager
South East

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.00%) Legal
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (10.00%) QA
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft