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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 58 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 14 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.88% 1.32% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.39% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 2
Median daily rate £525 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 - -
Programme Manager
North West

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
689 1009 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 95.46% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 634 450
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 70
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.63 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 3 £575 +9.52%
Crewe - 2 £463 -
Warrington +16 1 £390 -27.77%
Chester -2 1 £525 -12.50%
Programme Manager
North West

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (34.48%) Programme Management
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
5 7 (24.14%) Line Management
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (20.69%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 6 (20.69%) Contingency Planning
6 6 (20.69%) BT
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Openreach
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) APMP
9 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Change Control
10 2 (6.90%) Office 365
10 2 (6.90%) Xerox
10 2 (6.90%) Puppet
10 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (6.90%) Banking
10 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.90%) Information Security
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (34.48%) Programme Management
1 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
4 7 (24.14%) Line Management
5 6 (20.69%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security
8 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) APMP
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) BT
2 5 (17.24%) Openreach
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Xerox
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Sun