The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.08% 0.79% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.93% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £45.47 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -17.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 108 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 69.89% 85.04% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 80
Median daily rate £430 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Median hourly rate £32.56 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.84 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Programme Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Programme Management
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft