The first table below looks at the demand for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 58 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.24% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£469 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £481 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -10.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 563 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.10% 74.47% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 308
Average daily rate £395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Warrington - 2 £571 - 1
Chester +4 1 £260 -47.47%
Knutsford +4 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - - - -
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) OLAP
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) PMI
6 1 (7.14%) PMP
6 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.14%) DTV
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Electronics
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.14%) Legal
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) OLAP
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Programme Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft