The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 5 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 1.82% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.20% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 15
Median daily rate £500 £325 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -40.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £416 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £46.16 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-3.65% -16.07%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 773 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.95% 82.85% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 480 389
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Programme Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +27 1 - -
Chester +9 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £500 -
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (41.67%) Change Control
3 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (41.67%) MS Office
4 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 9 (37.50%) JIRA
4 9 (37.50%) Wiki
5 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (12.50%) PMO
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) MS Project
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 10 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Service Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Planner
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Wiki
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Change Control
3 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Earned Value Management
8 1 (4.17%) ERP
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Test Management
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) APMP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) VMware