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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 63 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.98% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£463 £450 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +48.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £342 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £486 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -43.13%
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
606 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.92% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 3 £640 -
Chester +5 1 £260 -47.47%
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) DTV
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) OLAP
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP