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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 65 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.88% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.13% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
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£475 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £55.00 £29.13
% change year-on-year
-30.45% +88.84%
Programme Management
North West

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
816 621 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.36% 77.82% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 294 240
Average daily rate £401 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Warrington - 4 £475 -
Chester +8 2 £700 -
Macclesfield - 2 £250 -
Knutsford -1 1 £325 -21.21%
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.75%) PMP
3 6 (18.75%) PMI Certification
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Handset
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Banking
5 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (9.38%) DSDM
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security
7 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.25%) Telecoms

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Commerce Server
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) EDMS
1 1 (3.13%) DTS
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Programme Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Coach
4 3 (9.38%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Programme Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (3.13%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Handset
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) DSDM
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.13%) EAM
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) TQM
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) PMP
1 6 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) ATG
3 1 (3.13%) hybris
3 1 (3.13%) TSYS