The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Manager
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 0.96% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.04% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Median daily rate £619 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £499 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - £55.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
478 863 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.84% 92.50% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 535 423
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Programme Manager
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 Manager 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
Knutsford +11 1 - -
Chester +9 1 £625 -7.40%
Programme Manager
North West

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Back Office
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) PMI
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 3 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle